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Global Geek News Podcast #96

2012-05-23 :: pcnerd37@globalgeeknews.com

Here are the shownotes for episode #96 for the Global Geek News Podcast: Ballmer says 500 MILLION 'users' to 'have' Windows 8 in 2013 Microsoft Office for iOS and Android Arriving in November? BSA claims half of PC users are pirates MegauploadÂ’s Kim Dotcom Refuses to Give Up Passwords File-Sharing Prospers Despite Tougher Laws New York Legislation Would Ban Anonymous Online Speech Sprint raises data pricing for mobile hotspot tethering Comcast ditches 250GB data cap, tests tiered pricing Amazon Partners With Paramount, Brings Hundreds More Movies To Prime Instant Video Service Diablo 3 Is the Fastest-Selling PC Game in History Facebook Tests New Timeline Design Like Global Geek News on Facebook and follow us on Twitter! Host: Jeremy Bray & Wesley Faulkner …

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Global Geek News Podcast #95

2011-10-09 :: pcnerd37@globalgeeknews.com

Here are the shownotes for episode #95 for the Global Geek News Podcast: Girls are not into the Pirate Bay or Bittorrent New PS3 Terms of Service ban class action suits Lawyer wants to wipe out anonymous speech online if it is critical of someone Netflix's DVD spin-off plan further infuriates customers Apple stock up 7.2% since Steve Jobs resigned Study: Students with iPads score 25% higher on retention tests 31% of U.S. Adults prefer to be reached by text message Science, engineering PhDs to drop by a third Scientists to create inorganic life Microsoft shows off Windows 8 Check out the new Global Geek News Online Store! Like Global Geek News on Facebook and follow it on Twitter! Host: Jeremy Bray & Wesley Faulkner …

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Global Geek News Podcast #94: The final show

2011-01-24 :: pcnerd37@globalgeeknews.com

Here are the shownotes for episode #94 for the Global Geek News Podcast: Stories: * Larry Page to replace Eric Schmidt as Google CEO * Study confirms imminent death of the paper phone book * Facebook and Twitter 'make us less human and isolate us from the rest of the world' * Survey: Only 25% want to share tv habits with friends * Japanese court rules placeshifting tv overseas is infringing * Yahoo IPv6 upgrade could shut out 1 million users * RIAA threatening ICANN about .music, claiming it will be used to infringe * Upload 18 songs in Russia, face 6 years in prison * Recording a police officer could get you 15 years in jail * Apple switches to tamper resistant screws * iPad 87.4% of tablets last summer, Kindle 41.5% of e-readers * Apple App Store hits 10 billion downloads * Nintendo 3DS to hit the US on March 27th for $250 Check out the new Global Geek News Online Store! Like Global Geek News on Facebook and follow it on Twitter! Host: Jeremy Bray & Wesley Faulkner …

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Global Geek News Podcast #93

2011-01-18 :: pcnerd37@globalgeeknews.com

Here are the shownotes for episode #93 for the Global Geek News Podcast: Stories: Study: As more people talk while driving, accidents are dropping 16% of AT&T customers ready to jump ship to Verizon after Verizon iPhone announcement Steve Jobs takes leave of absence for medical reasons, stock suffers Gamers raid medical servers to host Call of Duty IBM's Watson ready to take on humans in Jeopardy! Study: 9% of gamer kids are addicted New privacy concerns for Facebook users over addresses and phone numbers Dating site creates profiles from public records Sony closing CD plant due to digital music Study: Windows 98 web traffic still nearly double Windows Phone 7 web traffic Stats for the internet in 2010 Check out the new Global Geek News Online Store! Like Global Geek News on Facebook and follow it on Twitter! Host: Jeremy Bray & Wesley Faulkner …

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Global Geek News Podcast #92

2011-01-04 :: pcnerd37@globalgeeknews.com

Here are the shownotes for episode #92 for the Global Geek News Podcast: Stories: * Borders struggles to pay its bills, will it be the first casualty of the e-book wars? * Study: 40% of iPad owners have a Kindle too * Apps don't generate profit for developers * Windows Phone 7 bug uses 3G data unnecessarily * 7 Trillion SMS messages to be sent in 2011 * 20% of users are now on Windows 7 * 65% of internet users have paid for online content * Should colleges ban classroom laptop use? * China kills 60,000 porn sites, arrests 5000 people * RIP Kodachrome film * Court refutes claim that photos on Twitter are free for the taking Check out the new Global Geek News Online Store! Like Global Geek News on Facebook and follow it on Twitter! Host: Jeremy Bray & Wesley Faulkner …

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Global Geek News Podcast #91

2010-12-09 :: pcnerd37@globalgeeknews.com

Here are the shownotes for episode #91 for the Global Geek News Podcast: Stories: * Anonymous aims cyberattacks at PayPal for cutting off Wikileaks * Fed up with ICANN, Pirate Bay co-founder floats P2P DNS system * Congress passes CALM Act, loud commercials to die * Netflix willing to pay $100,000 per episode for new TV episodes * DOJ ramping up crackdown on copyright infringing sites * MPAA to target college students and rogue universities * Students warned told to stay away from Wikileaks cable leaks * Study: Video games are good for you, especially at work * Bill calls for wifi base stations in all federal buildings * Feds warrantless tracking American's real time credit card activity * Global pool of IP addresses set to run dry within weeks Check out the new Global Geek News Online Store! Like Global Geek News on Facebook and follow it on Twitter! Host: Jeremy Bray & Wesley Faulkner …

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Global Geek News Podcast #90

2010-11-30 :: pcnerd37@globalgeeknews.com

Here are the shownotes for episode #90 for the Global Geek News Podcast: Stories: * EU Parliament rubber stamps ACTA approval * Who needs COICA when Homeland Security can seize any domain names it wants? * The Pirate Bay appeal verdict: Guilty again * Dutch Court: Copyright owners are better off when people download from unauthorized sources * RIAA at odds with PCMag.com for encouraging people to steal music * Analyst cuts PC sales forcasts, blaming iPad * Analyst: Mac growth outpaces industry 3:1 * Xbox 360 may get cable-like online subscription service * Facebook code renews skype video chat integration rumors * Deep packet inspection set to return * Next generation 9-1-1 service will allow text messaging and video streaming Check out the new Global Geek News Online Store! Like Global Geek News on Facebook and follow it on Twitter! Host: Jeremy Bray & Wesley Faulkner …

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Global Geek News Podcast #89

2010-11-23 :: pcnerd37@globalgeeknews.com

Here are the shownotes for episode #89 for the Global Geek News Podcast: Stories: * Verizon bringing 150/35 mbps speeds to Fios customers * Wfi making trees sick * Netflix introduces stream only plan while hiking DVD rates * UK court says making available online only happens where the server lives * Put up or shut up time for US Copyright Group * P2P lawyers face discipline for demanding cash from innocent victims * Apple confirms the Beatles are now on iTunes * Carriers object to Apple's plans for a built-in iPhone SIM card * US may disable all car phones says Transportation Secretary * Study: Americans and the Japanese watch the most TV * Debt collectors using Facebook to embarrass people who owe Check out the new Global Geek News Online Store! Like Global Geek News on Facebook and follow it on Twitter! Host: Jeremy Bray & Wesley Faulkner …

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Global Geek News Podcast #88

2010-11-16 :: pcnerd37@globalgeeknews.com

Here are the shownotes for episode #87 for the Global Geek News Podcast. Stories: #IAmSpartacus: Thousands tweet in support of airport joker TSA full body scanners: protecting passengers or padding pockets? Tumblr and 4Chan knock each other out FBI apparently investigating Anonymous' 'Operation Payback' denial of service attacks New speed cameras spot multiple offenses at once and send the ticket off immediately UK high court announces judicial review of the Digital Economy Act Facebook announces Facebook Mesaging Facebook increases face-to-face socializing Is Facebook worth $41 billion? Streaming surpasses DVDs on Netflix Major retailers threaten to blow off Steam supported games Like Global Geek News on Facebook and follow it on Twitter! Host: Jeremy Bray & Wesley Faulkner …

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Global Geek News Podcast #87

2010-11-09 :: pcnerd37@globalgeeknews.com

Here are the shownotes for episode #87 for the Global Geek News Podcast. Subscribe on iTunes Download the MP3 Help support us with a $5/mo subscription! Stories: Google sponsors free in-flight wifi for the holidays Lawsuit: Apple turned the iPhone 3Gs into bricks to help sell the iPhone 4 Windows Phone 7 goes on sale in the US Microsoft: We expect to sell 5 million Kinect accessories this year Trend Micro cries "antitrust" over Microsoft Security Essentials EU proposes right to be forgotten online Student gets 30 months in prison for political DDoS attacks News Corp. may shut Myspace if things don't turn around soon Facebook is having a strange effect on relationships 4% of Americans use Location Services James Cameron: Glasses-less 3DTV is 8-10 years from taking off Check out the new Global Geek News Online Store! Like Global Geek News on Facebook and follow it on Twitter! Host: Jeremy Bray & Wesley Faulkner …

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Global Geek News Podcast #85

2010-11-04 :: pcnerd37@globalgeeknews.com

Sorry for this show being released a couple weeks later than it should have been. Better late than never! Enjoy! Here are the shownotes for episode #85 for the Global Geek News Podcast: Stories: * IPv4 space shrinks to 5%, final addresses to be issued in early 2011 * Microsoft expands anti-crackdown licenses to 12 countries * Facebook apps leaking user info to third parties * Government relies on Facebook "narcissism" to spot fake marriages and fraud * New study: The average teen sends 3,339 texts per month * One fifth of U.S. adults have engaged in video chats * Patent troll suing sites for rollover web images * E-book sales up 193% so far this year * Home wifi networks 'could be hacked in 5 seconds' * Insanity defense for hacking e-mail doesn't work * Windows to Linux defections to outpace Unix shifts in 2011 Check out the new Global Geek News Online Store! Like Global Geek News on Facebook and follow it on Twitter! Host: Jeremy Bray & Wesley Faulkner …

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Global Geek News Podcast #86

2010-11-03 :: pcnerd37@globalgeeknews.com

Here are the shownotes for episode #86 for the Global Geek News Podcast. Stories: * 1 in 7 people no longer wear a watch * Sprint plans to phase out iDEN * Android is now the top mobile OS, Apple is far behind * Microsoft posts record earnings but still losing billions on the web * Nintendo posts first six month loss in seven years * Supreme Court set to rule on banning violent video games * Law Profs: Senate will need to ratify the ACTA treaty * Court slams music pirate with HUGE fine... of $41 * Bittorrent still dominates global internet traffic * Judge realizes: On the internet, nobody can tell you are a kid * Amazon customer purchases protected by the Constitution Check out the new Global Geek News Online Store! Like Global Geek News on Facebook and follow it on Twitter! Host: Jeremy Bray & Wesley Faulkner …

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Global Geek News Podcast #84

2010-10-12 :: pcnerd37@globalgeeknews.com

Here are the shownotes for episode #84 for the Global Geek News Podcast: Stories: * US intelligence agencies angry at France over 3 strikes law, worried it will drive encryption usage * French ISP 'Free' refusing to send out Hadopi notices to internet users * ACTA anti-piracy treaty not as horrible as feared * Senator Wyden asks Congressional Research Service to determine if ACTA impacts US law * Warner Bros. claiming that annoying customers with 28-day rental delay is working * Google patent proposes $2 fee to skip commercials * Internet traffic up 62% in 2010 * Microsoft accused of Angry Birds mixup on Windows Phone 7 * How many Windows Phone 7 apps will there be at launch? * Profs bring free "Super Wi-fi" to working class Houston * Of 1.2 Billion Twitter posts, 71% are ignored Check out the new Global Geek News Online Store! Like Global Geek News on Facebook and follow it on Twitter! Host: Jeremy Bray & Wesley Faulkner …

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Global Geek News Podcast #83

2010-10-06 :: pcnerd37@globalgeeknews.com

Here are the shownotes for episode #83 for the Global Geek News Podcast: Stories: * Plane finder phone app called an 'aid to terrorism' even though its using public data * NPD: 13% of iPads are cannibalizing PC sales * Adidas dumped $10 million iAds campaign because Steve Jobs is a "control freak" * Cover Flow may cost Apple $208.5 million in damages * Microsoft insists on patent payments for all Android phones * Microsoft kills its blogging platform, moves users to Wordpress * Super-loud TV commercials are one step closer to extinction * California outlaws maliciously impersonating somebody online * Texting while driving bans don't work, may actually hurt, study finds * FBI wants backdoors to all encrypted data transmissions * EA chickens out, pulls Taliban from Medal of Honor multiplayer Check out the new Global Geek News Online Store! Like Global Geek News on Facebook and follow it on Twitter! Host: Jeremy Bray & Wesley Faulkner …

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Global Geek News Podcast #82

2010-09-28 :: pcnerd37@globalgeeknews.com

Here are the shownotes for episode #82 for the Global Geek News Podcast: Stories: * Studios prepping $30 movie rental service? * Blockbuster finally files for bankruptcy * EU ends investigation into Apple after iOS policy changes * US busts Google, Apple, Intel over secret employee poaching pact * Men sentenced to prison for Comcast hijack * Pirate Bay appeal finally drops anchor in court * Supreme Court apparently interested in "innocent infringer" RIAA case * In France, Hadopi reporting begins with only 10,000 IP addresses per day * Canadian recording industry demands 45% of revenue; then blames "pirates" for no streaming music services * US lawmakers want to quash pirate websites * Austrian collection societies want a "you must be a criminal" tax on hard drives Check out the new Global Geek News Online Store! Like Global Geek News on Facebook and follow it on Twitter! Host: Jeremy Bray & Wesley Faulkner …

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Global Geek News Podcast #81

2010-09-20 :: pcnerd37@globalgeeknews.com

Here are the shownotes for episode #81 for the Global Geek News Podcast: Stories: * Study: In-game ads may actually work * 72% of adults support gaming laws? Well, kinda... * Appeals court guts landmark computer privacy ruling * School agrees to pay student $33,000 after teacher dug through her phone to find private nude photos * Cuil fails to be acquired * Google Apps adopts 2-factor authentication * Swedish Pirate Party fails to enter parliament * Barnes & Nobel projects $1B in digital revenue, 25% market share by 2013 * US school replaces textbooks with Kindles, students go crazy * Intel wants to charge $50 to unlock stuff your CPU can already do * First generation Windows Phone 7s won't be on Verizon or Sprint Check out the new Global Geek News Online Store! Like Global Geek News on Facebook and follow it on Twitter! Host: Jeremy Bray & Wesley Faulkner …

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Global Geek News Podcast #80

2010-09-14 :: pcnerd37@globalgeeknews.com

Here are the shownotes for episode #80 for the Global Geek News Podcast: Stories: * Apple is losing 20% of US iPhone 4 sales to Antennagate * Apple looks to officially close Antennagate on September 30th * Google Instant will save 350 million hours of user time per year * Google: mobile queries up 4x in the past year * Study: Users less interested in 3D TVs after trying them * GoDaddy up for sale, expected to fetch over $1 Billion * Court: First sale doctrine doesn't apply to licensed software * P2P investigations now illegal in Switzerland * Australian court says headlines aren't copyrightable * EU Parliament passes anti-ACTA declaration * "Here you have" e-mail virus spreading fast and wreaking havoc Check out the new Global Geek News Online Store! Like Global Geek News on Facebook and follow it on Twitter! Host: Jeremy Bray …

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Global Geek News Podcast #79

2010-08-30 :: pcnerd37@globalgeeknews.com

Here are the shownotes for episode #79 for the Global Geek News Podcast: Stories: * Pirate Bay receives a notice to keep a torrent * Blockbuster ready to die, plans bankruptcy for mid-September * Google in talks with major studios to rent movies on YouTube * Bing now powers Yahoo! search * Xbox Live price increase coming November 1st * Sony bans PS3 mod chip users from PSN * AMD kills ATI brand * Philly requiring bloggers to pay $300 for a business license * Court: 4th amendment rights not violated if the police install a GPS device on your vehicle if it isn't in your garage * FTC upset over fake iPhone app reviews Check out the new Global Geek News Online Store! Like Global Geek News on Facebook and follow it on Twitter! Host: Jeremy Bray & Wesley Faulkner …

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Global Geek News Podcast #78

2010-08-17 :: pcnerd37@globalgeeknews.com

Here are the shownotes for episode #78 for the Global Geek News Podcast: Stories: * Geek Squad sends cease & desist to God Squad * Hulu considering an IPO * George Lucas announces Star Wars on Blu-ray in 2011 * Justin Bieber tweets enemies phone number to 4.5 million people. * Facebook launches live streaming channel * Drunk driver mugshots featured on Facebook * Study has 34% of iPhone users ready to jump to Verizon * Researchers claim hackers could figure out your smartphone password with screen smudges * Developer creates online Windows Phone 7 app generator * 1 in 5 Americans still don't use the internet Check out the new Global Geek News Online Store! Like Global Geek News on Facebook and follow it on Twitter! Host: Jeremy Bray & Wesley Faulkner …

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Chris Cashman Interview

2010-08-14 :: pcnerd37@globalgeeknews.com

On this special, I interview former 1 vs 100 Live (Xbox Live) host, Chris Cashman. We talk about everything from the demise of 1 vs 100 Live to the future of media consumption. …

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Global Geek News Podcast #77

2010-08-10 :: pcnerd37@globalgeeknews.com

Here are the shownotes for episode #77 for the Global Geek News Podcast. Stories: * Windows 7 overtakes Windows Vista in marketshare * Microsoft losing big to Apple on campus * Phone calls are for old people? Just not efficient enough? * RIM works out a deal with Saudi Arabia, can you still trust your Blackberry? * Defcon speaker calls IPv6 a security nightmare * Some LA coffee shops are taking wifi off the menu * Bill Gates expects the web to be the best source of education in 5 years * Artificial life forms evolve basic memory, strategy * Feds admit to storing pervscanner pics * Why World War I recordings wont make it into the public domain until 2049 * US military banned from viewing Wikileaks Check out the new Global Geek News Online Store! Like Global Geek News on Facebook and follow it on Twitter! Host: Jeremy Bray & Wesley Faulkner …

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Global Geek News Podcast #76

2010-08-03 :: pcnerd37@globalgeeknews.com

Here are the shownotes for episode #76 for the Global Geek News Podcast. Stories: * Pirate Party ramps up to invade Swedish politics * Android may not be the largest smartphone platform in the US * Windows Phone 7 to reach US by November, Europe in October * Only Bill Gates can fire Steve Ballmer * Hacker snoops on GSM cell phones in demo * UK Government review says Google wifi sniffing didn't sniff anything important * YouTube increases video time limit to 15 minutes * Second student sues school district over webcam spying * Authorities use Google Earth to find 250 unpermitted swimming pools in New York * India uses Facebook to catch and ticket bad drivers Check out the new Global Geek News Online Store! Like Global Geek News on Facebook and follow it on Twitter! Host: Jeremy Bray & Wesley Faulkner …

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Global Geek News Podcast #75 with special guest Adam Curry

2010-07-26 :: pcnerd37@globalgeeknews.com

Here are the shownotes for episode #75 for the Global Geek News Podcast: Stories: * IP addresses will be depleted within a year * Spam filtering? Patented! 36 companies sued * Apple loses big in DRM ruling: jailbreaks are "fair use" * AT&T hopes to attract the security conscious with Encrypted Mobile Voice * Senators supporting anti-FCC bill have all raised money from AT&T * FCC redefines the term "broadband", do you still have it? * Netflix continues to grow but not at the expected rate after subscribers go for cheaper plans * Microsoft confirms Kin at least a $240 million write-off * A coup is brewing at Microsoft, Ballmer's days numbered? * Every Microsoft employee is getting a Windows Phone 7 phone to help prop up the app marketplace Check out the new Global Geek News Online Store! Like Global Geek News on Facebook and follow it on Twitter! Host: Jeremy Bray & Wesley Faulkner Special Guest: Adam Curry (The Big App Show, No Agenda) …

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Global Geek News Podcast #74

2010-07-19 :: pcnerd37@globalgeeknews.com

Here are the shownotes for episode #74 for the Global Geek News Podcast: Stories: * Kinect to be a cash cow for Microsoft, analyst says * Microsoft kills 1 vs 100 for Xbox Live * Microsoft to keep Windows XP downgrade option until 2014 * Windows Phone 7 to have MobileMe style cloud storage, tools * Microsoft paying cash to prop up the Windows Phone 7 app catalog * Steve Jobs: Free iPhone 4 bumpers for everybody * Thousands more bittorrent users to be sued in the US * RIAA spent $17.6 million in lawsuits to get $381k in settlements * Court says FCC indecency policies violate the first amendment * US authorities shut down Wordpress site with 73,000 blogs Tips of the Week: * Get a free year of Amazon Prime if you have a .edu email address * 4 tips to help you stay focused on your blog * How to take full advantage of your solid state drive (SSD) Check out the new Global Geek News Online Store! Like Global Geek News on Facebook and follow it on Twitter! Host: Jeremy Bray & Wesley Faulkner Special Guest: Ashley Myers …

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Global Geek News Podcast #73

2010-07-12 :: pcnerd37@globalgeeknews.com

Here are the shownotes for episode #73 for the Global Geek News Podcast: Stories: * Nearly half of all Windows 7 installations are 64-bit * Xbox Live revenue likely tops $1 billion * Reddit struggling with finances, asks users for donations * Court: ISPs don't have to block the Pirate Bay * Judge slams RIAA; $675k fine ruled unconstitutional * P2P plaintiffs to get just 28 Time Warner IPs a month * The end of used books, music and games? Court guts "First Sale" * More than two hours a day of TV or video games can cause attention problems * RUMOR: Twitter may let users pay for self promotion * More people are doing more things on their phones Tips of the Week: * Claim your $16 Comcast class action settlement * Beginners guide to overclocking your Intel processor * Ten essential iOS travel apps * Access Hulu outside the US without a proxy server * Add an extra (free) disk to your Netflix queue by adding less popular DVDs Host: Jeremy Bray & Wesley Faulkner Special Guest: Tom Ziegmann …

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Global Geek News Podcast #72

2010-07-06 :: pcnerd37@globalgeeknews.com

Here are the shownotes for episode #72 for the Global Geek News Podcast: Stories: * YouTube hacked, Justin Bieber videos targeted * iTunes account hacking more widespread than thought. The facts and what you should do * Bittorrent only TV show becomes huge success * RIAA warns 1 million copyright infringers a year * UK rejects ACTA calls to criminalize illicit file sharing * Judge "rejected all of the EFF's arguments" on P2P cases * HP laying off Palm employees * Hulu Plus: $9.99 gets you more shows, more devices, same ads * Blockbuster stock to be delisted from the NYSE * Microsoft announces Instaload, batteries that work regardless how you insert them * Microsoft kills the Kin after 6 weeks Tips of the Week: * Get more job interviews thanks to Twitter * 10 useful WordPress security tweaks * Top 10 free video players for Linux users * How to hack your Nook Check out the new Global Geek News Online Store! Like Global Geek News on Facebook and follow it on Twitter! Host: Jeremy Bray & Wesley Faulkner …

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Global Geek News Podcast #71

2010-06-29 :: pcnerd37@globalgeeknews.com

Here are the shownotes for episode #71 for the Global Geek News Podcast. Stories: * Government workers: 4th Amendment won't protect your sexy texts * Juror didn't disclose Myspace friendship with defendant... because it was Myspace * Scope of French 3-strikes p2p monitoring confirmed * China bans military personnel from blogging * Study: Video games linked to reckless driving * Apple crushes records, sells 1.7 million iPhone 4 devices at launch * Google Voice open to all Americans * Study finds Google more trusted than traditional media * Visa launches PayPal alternative * Wordpress acquires Plinky Tips of the Week: * How to edit videos on YouTube: A step-by-step guide * How to maximize the battery on your Windows laptop * Make YouTube always pick HD when watching in full screen * HTTPS Everywhere encrypts connections wherever its possible * How to find good food online * How to organize a successful meetup * How to sync your iPhone notes to your Gmail account Check out the new Global Geek News Online Store! Like Global Geek News on Facebook and follow it on Twitter! Host: Jeremy Bray & Wesley Faulkner …

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Global Geek News Podcast #70

2010-06-14 :: pcnerd37@globalgeeknews.com

Here are the shownotes for episode #70 for the Global Geek News Podcast: Stories: * Report: Facebook "like" button increases traffic to blogs by 50% * Microsoft Kinect, Xbox 360 "slim", and more early highlights from E3 * Study shows low purchase intent for Natal, Move * Adobe expects flash to be on 205 million phones by the end of 2012 * FTC to investigate Apple's iPhone App rules * Sprint to begin throttling data this summer? * FCC rejects proposal that might have saved AM radio * Lawyers warn Wordpress over file sharing news blog * Hacker charged with threatening US VP using neighbors computer * Judge may dismiss 4,576 of 4577 P2P defendants from lawsuit * New York Times bans the word "tweet" Tips of the Week: * How to permanently delete your account on popular websites * 50 new useful CSS techniques, tools and tutorials * How to check your iPhone 4 upgrade eligibility Check out the new Global Geek News Online Store! Like Global Geek News on Facebook and follow it on Twitter! Host: Jeremy Bray & Wesley Faulkner …

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Global Geek News Podcast #69

2010-06-09 :: pcnerd37@globalgeeknews.com

Here are the shownotes for episode #69 for the Global Geek News Podcast. Stories: * Apple announces iPhone 4 * Survey: Up to half of all media sites look to support video on the iPad and HTML5 * Majority of consumers not interested in purchasing tablets * Every Google search to be logged for 2 years under new EU plan * Microsoft kills Bing Cashback * United Airlines to offer Zune in-flight audio * "clickjacking" worms get hundreds of thousands on Facebook * Opt-out required to prevent Yahoo! Mail contacts from being used for social network * Gadget tax needed to "save US newspapers" * Canadian DMCA defends DRM, legalizes DVRs * Publishing locations of pirate movies is the same as hosting them Tips of the Week: * How to encrypt and hide your entire operating system from prying eyes * How to make Gmail play nicely with your desktop email client Check out the new Global Geek News Online Store! Fan Global Geek News on Facebook and follow it on Twitter! Host: Jeremy Bray & Wesley Faulkner …

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Global Geek News Podcast #68

2010-05-27 :: pcnerd37@globalgeeknews.com

Here are the shownotes for episode #68 for the Global Geek News Podcast: Stories: * Comcast to offer Extreme 105mbps broadband package starting in June * Hollywood considering $20-30 movie theater sidestep * 7% of consumers "very likely" to buy an iPad * US Department of Justice investigating Apple's music tactics * Twitter bans all 3rd party ad platforms from injecting in-stream ads * Amazon Kindle fails first college test * Google keeps less than half of Adsense revenue * Large Irish ISP to enact 3 strikes rule for copyright violation * Sony believes piracy is the PSP's biggest problem * US Court: Rapidshare not guilty of copyright infringement * Pirate Party hosting the Pirate Bay in pro-P2P political gesture Tips of the Week: * Install Ubuntu on a Windows netbook, no partitioning needed * How to install a solid state drive in your Macbook * 21 rules for social media engagement * Are you chasing your blog audience away? * How to check if your Gmail account has been hacked Check out the new Global Geek News Online Store! Fan Global Geek News on Facebook and follow it on Twitter! Host: Jeremy Bray & Wesley Faulkner …

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Global Geek News Podcast #67

2010-05-18 :: pcnerd37@globalgeeknews.com

Here are the shownotes for episode #67 for the Global Geek News Podcast: Stories: * Nintendo's no-transfer policy could burn Wii's biggest fans * EA Sports to charge $10 to play used games online * Microsoft's Project Natal could cost $200 * The Pirate Bay goes down again following continued legal pressure, vows quick return * Limewire sliced by RIAA, liable for massive infringement * German WiFi networks liable for 3rd party piracy * Time Warner Cable tries to put breaks on massive piracy case * Software piracy rates fall * UK court finds company liable for software defects * FCC to take on "Bill shock" * YouTube turns 5 and is streaming 2 billion videos a day Tips of the Week: * How to reclaim your privacy on Facebook * The blog post checklist * How to land your dream job using Google Ad Words * Hide secret files in Office 2007 documents * How to get the most out of offline networking events Check out the new Global Geek News Online Store! Fan Global Geek News on Facebook and follow it on Twitter! Host: Jeremy Bray & Wesley Faulkner …

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Global Geek News Podcast #66

2010-05-11 :: pcnerd37@globalgeeknews.com

Here are the shownotes for episode #66 for the Global Geek News Podcast. Stories: * 93% of Australia getting government run fiber * Court: Internet filtering at public libraries is not censorship * Major university dumps Gmail over security concerns * Microsoft's free, online version of office to premier this week * Mark Cuban foretells Netflix demise, sees a future with on demand video * FCC gives Hollywood control over your home theater * Nintendo may follow Microsoft with paid online gaming * Could motion control cause a game market "crash"? * Draft version of online piracy bill released * Skype seriously considering ads * Skype getting 5-way video chat Tips of the Week: * How to add Facebook "like" buttons too your WordPress site * How to jailbreak any iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad * ErrMsg tells you what Window's error codes really mean * Keyboard shortcuts for Ubuntu 10.04 * How to make the most out of your Twitter profile page * How to share your own files using Bittorrent Check out the new Global Geek News Online Store! Fan Global Geek News on Facebook and follow it on Twitter! Host: Jeremy Bray & Wesley Faulkner …

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Global Geek News Podcast #65

2010-05-04 :: pcnerd37@globalgeeknews.com

Here are the shownotes for episode #65 for the Global Geek News Podcast. Subscribe on iTunes Download the MP3 Help support us with a $5/mo subscription! $5/mo subscription Stories: * No Hulu love for the UK after all * Avatar buyers facing big DRM problems * Fox News, Rupert Murdock...All Pirates! * BREIN wants Usenet provider to start filtering * Piracy problems? Music industry grew in 13 markets in 2009 * DVD player sales plummeting while consumers switch to downloads * Apple raises e-book prices for everybody * Amazon starts sharing what you have highlighted on your Kindle * No fines levied in the FTC's first blogger/advertiser investigation * Sony sued for removing Linux support on the PS3 * Comcast wins Worst Company in America award Tips of the Week: * 60 Tweaks and hacks for Windows 7, Vista and XP * Free getting started with Ubuntu manual * 26 essential social media resources you may have missed * How to secure your Wordpress blog Check out the new Global Geek News Online Store! Fan Global Geek News on Facebook and follow it on Twitter! Host: Jeremy Bray & Wesley Faulkner …

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Global Geek News Podcast #64

2010-04-27 :: pcnerd37@globalgeeknews.com

Here are the shownotes for episode #64 for the Global Geek News Podcast: Stories: * Supreme Court to decide if states can regulate video games * College students struggle to go without media for 24 hours * Study: teen girls average 80 texts a day * Senator doesn't "Like" Facebook's instant personalization features * Sony to kill floppy disk sales in Japan by March 2011 * As IPv4 addresses run low, fears of cybersquatting increase * Experts: Kindle helps you sleep while the iPad will give you insomnia * iPad owners consume 3x as much video as other users * Kiwi 3 strikes anti-piracy bill receives unanimous support * MPAA won't explain source of piracy data * New speed cameras trap motorists from space Tips of the Week: * How to: Disable Facebook's Instant Personalization * 19 tips every Windows 7 user should know Check out the new Global Geek News Online Store! Fan Global Geek News on Facebook and follow it on Twitter! Host: Jeremy Bray & Wesley Faulkner …

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Global Geek News Podcast #63

2010-04-21 :: pcnerd37@globalgeeknews.com

Here are the shownotes for episode #63 for the Global Geek News Podcast. Stories: * Hate speech corrodes online gaming experiences * Starcraft II given adults only rating in Korea * Microsoft accused of using teenage slave labor to build Xboxes in China * Why aren't SSD prices going down? * Amazon fights back against book publishers with sales tax * BREIN extends anti-piracy activities to the eBook space * RIAA and MPAA call for copyright police state * Comcast owes customers $16 for P2P blocking, should you take it? * Estimate: 800,000 households have abandoned TVs for the internet * Universities ban iPads * eBay seller faces huge fine after bidding on his own auctions to raise prices Tips of the Week: * Make Bittorrent transfers anonymous with BTGuard Check out the new Global Geek News Online Store! Fan Global Geek News on Facebook and follow it on Twitter! Host: Jeremy Bray & Wesley Faulkner …

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Global Geek News Podcast #62

2010-04-13 :: pcnerd37@globalgeeknews.com

Here are the shownotes for episode #62 for the Global Geek News Podcast. Stories: * No linking to Japanese newspaper without permission * eBook piracy surges after iPad launch * iPhone OS 4.0 brings multitasking, ads * Study: Your kids will use touchscreens by 2015 * Silverlight heads to set-top boxes, blu-ray players * Netflix renews agreements with Universal, Twentieth Century Fox, delays more releases * Palm is for sale * UK passes controversial Digital Economy Bill * Comcast beats the FCC in net neutrality case * Kevin Rose takes over as Digg CEO, brings major changes Tips of the Week: * Bypass PS3 firmware 3.21 in seconds * Choose the right wall mount for your HDTV Check out the new Global Geek News Online Store! Fan Global Geek News on Facebook and follow it on Twitter! Host: Jeremy Bray & Wesley Faulkner Special Guest: Walt Ribeiro For more news, check out the Global Geek News Blog …

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Global Geek News Podcast #61

2010-04-06 :: pcnerd37@globalgeeknews.com

Here are the shownotes for episode #61 for the Global Geek News Podcast: Stories: * Developers turn sour on the iPad * iPad numbers announced: 300k sold, 1 million apps downloaded, 250k books downloaded * New Moto Droid commercial challenges Apple's "app for that" spots * Windows 7 passes 10% market share * 90% of Windows 7 flaws fixed by removing admin rights * DARPA chief says the US may face a major nerd shortage * New Zealand's new patent reform bill says no to software patents * US anti-piracy group files 20,000 anti-piracy lawsuits with 30,000 more coming * Judge: Isohunt must remove copyrighted content * Facebook killing "become a fan," embracing "like" Tips of the Week: * 5 ways to identify that song stuck in your head * Save your boarding pass so you don't lose out on frequent flier miles Check out the new Global Geek News Online Store! Fan Global Geek News on Facebook and follow it on Twitter! Host: Jeremy Bray & Wesley Faulkner For more news, check out the Global Geek News Blog …

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Global Geek News Podcast #60

2010-03-30 :: pcnerd37@globalgeeknews.com

Here are the shownotes for episode #60 for the Global Geek News Podcast: Stories: * No more Linux on the PlayStation 3 * GameStop sued over one-time use codes and deceptive advertising * Warner Bros. recruiting students to spy on pirates * Judge orders blocking of torrent sites in Spain * Piracy up in France despite the new 3 strikes law * World War II veterans have to pay to sing war songs * School laptop spy case prompts Wiretap Act rethink * Study: Teen bloggers show little risky behavior online * Idiot users still intentionally opening spam (not the food) * 91% of Americans use cell phones Tips of the Week: * How to access the BBC iPlayer from outside the UK * How to set up dual monitors * MIX 2010 session videos Fan Global Geek News on Facebook and follow it on Twitter! Host: Jeremy Bray & Wesley Faulkner For more news, check out the Global Geek News Blog …

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Global Geek News Podcast #59

2010-03-23 :: pcnerd37@globalgeeknews.com

Here are the shownotes for episode #59 for the Global Geek News Podcast: Stories: * P2P and P2P links ruled legal in Spain * Sailors beware: Piracy will sink you job by 2015 * Simultaneous web and TV use is surging * YouTube defense: Viacom "secretly uploaded" content and tried to buy us * Too little too late? Universal cuts CD prices to combat poor sales * Windows Phone 7 Series: The complete guide * Windows Phone Marketplace can remotely revoke app licenses * Internet Explorer 9 won't run on Windows XP * Court bars charges against sexting teens * How US Government spies use facebook Tips of the Week: * Set up your own Google-style 20% projects * Move your iTunes library to another computer with iTunes 9 home sharing Fan Global Geek News on Facebook and follow it on Twitter! Host: Jeremy Bray & Wesley Faulkner For more news, check out the Global Geek News Blog …

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Global Geek News Podcast #58

2010-03-09 :: pcnerd37@globalgeeknews.com

Here are the shownotes for episode #58 for the Global Geek News Podcast: Stories: * Amazon terminates Colorado based associates over new taxes * Music biz hopes to stop piracy by tempting ISPs with millions * Ubisoft's DRM servers go down, only pirates can play games * Sony's great new idea: Game demos that are less fun over time * Study links violent video games to violent thoughts * Microsoft talks Windows Phone 7 Series: XNA, Silverlight and no backwards compatibility * How big were the Winter Olympics online? * Internet Explorer 8 still not playing well with over 2,000 popular sites * Google Chrome gains as IE and Firefox lose * 27% of e-reader owners wish they had waited for the iPad * Notebooks, iPad like tablets to be 70% of PCs by 2012 Tips of the Week: * 6 Critical Wordpress plugins you should have installed * Save water damaged books, docs, photos by putting them in the freezer Fan Global Geek News on Facebook and follow it on Twitter! Host: Jeremy Bray & Wesley Faulkner For more news, check out the Global Geek News Blog …

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Global Geek News Podcast #57

2010-03-02 :: pcnerd37@globalgeeknews.com

Here are the shownotes for episode #57 for the Global Geek News Podcast: Stories: * 1/3 of Americans don't use fast internet * Survey: More Americans get news from the internet than newspapers or radio * EU tells Google to warn cities before sending in the Street View cameras * Open wi-fi outlawed by Digital Economy bill in UK * US Government ending its hands off the internet stance * EU to block ACTA disconnect provisions * US lawmakers set sights on P2P programs * The awful anti-piracy system that will probably work * P2P use down, but 24m fewer people bought music in 2009 compared to 2007 * Apple uncovers child workers in its plants * Glitch makes older Playstation 3 units inoperable Tips of the Week: * Automatically turn off your speakers when you lock your PC * How to get traffic to your blog * 5 Simple ways to find your passion and take your blog from zero to hero Fan Global Geek News on Facebook and follow it on Twitter! Host: Jeremy Bray & Wesley Faulkner For more news, check out the Global Geek News Blog …

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Global Geek News Podcast #56

2010-02-16 :: pcnerd37@globalgeeknews.com

Here are the shownotes for episode #56 for the Global Geek News Podcast. Stories: * Windows Phone 7 official, lacks flash and multitasking * France votes Tuesday on net censorship * NBC plots crackdown on Olympic pirates * Australian judge rules facts cannot be copyrighted * Racist content on US server 'within UK jurisdiction' * Record 13 year sentence for hacker * Apple may use iPad to test lower priced TV shows * Congress wants and e-book reader for low-income kids * Internet 'rewires our brains' and makes teenagers more vulnerable to mental illness * Google experiments with becoming a fiber ISP * Google launches Buzz Tips of the Week: * 10 Best ways to use your PC while you are at work or asleep * 9 More ways to promote your blog offline Fan Global Geek News on Facebook and follow it on Twitter! Host: Jeremy Bray & Wesley Faulkner For more news, check out the Global Geek News Blog …

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Global Geek News Podcast #55

2010-02-09 :: pcnerd37@globalgeeknews.com

Here are the shownotes for episode #55 for the Global Geek News Podcast. Stories: * Google looks to launch smartphones with real time translation * Microsoft outpaces Apple in customer satisfaction * Microsoft killing Xbox Live for the original Xbox * Game devs migrating to the iPhone, away from the Wii * Comcast rebrands itself as Xfinity * Publishers continue fighting Amazon over e-book prices * University finds free, online classes don't hurt enrollment * Italy prepares to hold YouTube, others liable for uploads * Pirate movie privacy case set for the Supreme Court * FBI calls for 2 year retention of ISP data * US gives Chinese man 2.5 years over fake Cisco kit Tips of the Week: * 5 Best podcast managers * Don't buy Microsoft Office until at least March 5th * Extensions broke your browser? How to enter "safe mode" in Chrome Fan Global Geek News on Facebook and follow it on Twitter! Host: Jeremy Bray & Wesley Faulkner For more news, check out the Global Geek News Blog …

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Global Geek News Podcast #54

2010-02-03 :: pcnerd37@globalgeeknews.com

Here are the shownotes for episode #54 for the Global Geek News Podcast: Stories: * Bans on phones and texting while driving shown ineffective * 70% of employers have rejected applicants over online information * 3 Strikes coming to the US via the back door? * RIAA to appeal Thomas ruling * Microsoft sues prominent bittorrent tracker for $43 million * Microsoft sued over Xbox Live points * IFPI loses deep-linking case against Baidu * CompTIA backs down, old certs still good for life * War of words between Apple and Adobe heats up * Amazon caves to Macmillans eBook pricing demands Tips of the Week: * 64 things every geek should know * How to write a viral blog post: 7 real examples * Reminder: Windows 7 RC shutdowns begin in a month Fan Global Geek News on Facebook and follow it on Twitter! Host: Jeremy Bray For more news, check out the Global Geek News Blog …

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Global Geek News Podcast #53

2010-01-26 :: pcnerd37@globalgeeknews.com

Here are the shownotes for episode #53 for the Global Geek News Podcast: Stories: * E-reader owners buy more books * New York Times will start charging for online news in 2011 * Microsoft asks users to dump IE6, XP because of security problems * Microsoft merges Zune Software and Xbox teams * Microsoft may drop points system from Xbox, Zune * Study: Gamers have bigger brains, better learners * Kids less happy as they are more plugged in to music/tv/web? * Larry and Sergey plan to give up control of Google * Judge cuts P2P lawsuit damages by 97% * Court: WHOIS privacy is illegal for spammers * Hulu considering $5/mo charge for older episodes Tips of the Week: * 10 blog topics that anyone can use * 18 blog tips that will help you succeed in 2010 Fan Global Geek News on Facebook and follow it on Twitter! Host: Jeremy Bray & Wesley Faulkner For more news, check out the Global Geek News Blog …

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Global Geek News Podcast #52

2010-01-14 :: pcnerd37@globalgeeknews.com

Here are the shownotes for episode #52 for the Global Geek News Podcast: Stories: * Judge: RealNetworks caused its own legal problems * Politicians worldwide start asking questions about ACTA * Prove piracy losses says digital economy bill * BREIN shuts down 393 torrent sites, nobody notices * Microsoft patents DRM'd torrents * Site's terms of service still enforceable even if users don't read them * Court unfriendly to the FCC's internet slap at Comcast * New scanners break child porn laws * Judge: Subway system can't ban violent video game ads * Netflix coming to the Nintendo Wii * DirecTV launching 3 dedicated 3D channels this year * State of the vlogosphere * Android demand up 250%, iPhone down * Why Microsoft killed upgrade versions for Office 2010 Tips of the Week: * Vacuum-seal your electronics for temporary protection * Get free access to pay-walled content with a simple Google hack Fan Global Geek News on Facebook and follow it on Twitter! Host: Jeremy Bray For more news, check out the Global Geek News Blog …

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Global Geek News Podcast #50

2009-12-29 :: pcnerd37@globalgeeknews.com

Here are the shownotes for episode #50 for the Global Geek News Podcast: Stories: * RIAA's three-strikes rule just a "scarecrow?" * Piracy surcharge set to force 40,000 households offline * Court: Cellphone searches require a warrant * Girl gamers geekier than guys * Barnes & Nobel expects to ship 60,000 Nooks in 2010 * Kindle the most gifted item in Amazon history, e-books outsell physical books on Christmas day * nVidia's DirectX 11 cards pushed back to at least March * AT&T says NYC can't handle iPhones, stops selling them * Microsoft barred from selling Word, workaround in the works * New flying rules post crotch bomber Tips of the Week: * Search multiple torrent sites from your desktop * How to improve your blog and social media strategy * Access Facebook updates from a feed reader Fan Global Geek News on Facebook and follow it on Twitter! Host: Jeremy Bray & Wesley Faulkner Guest: Maya Grinberg For more news, check out the Global Geek News Blog …

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Global Geek News Podcast #49

2009-12-22 :: pcnerd37@globalgeeknews.com

Here are the shownotes for episode #49 for the Global Geek News Podcast: Stories: * DirecTV sued by Washington State * Netflix sued for privacy invasion * The fourth most used search term by toddlers this year? Porn! * Installing Linux will void your warranty * Microsoft seeks patent on shaming fat gamers * Microsoft: Our Windows 7 call center isn't so busy * The iPhone overtakes Windows Mobile in the US in October * Texting more popular than calling in the US * Legislator wants cancer warnings on cell phones * Supreme Court takes texting privacy case * Twitter may be profitable Tip of the week: The complete in-flight WiFi cheat sheet Fan Global Geek News on Facebook and follow it on Twitter! Host: Jeremy Bray & Wesley Faulkner For more news, check out the Global Geek News Blog …

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Global Geek News Podcast #48

2009-12-15 :: pcnerd37@globalgeeknews.com

Here are the shownotes for episode #48 for the Global Geek News Podcast: * Report: Sony still losing money on every PS3 sold * LCD price fixing investigation reaches $860 million in fines * Mozilla exec urges users to ditch Google for Bing * Microsoft invents price gouging the least influential * Anti-piracy group wants to ban you from talking about Usenet * Damned pirates: Hollywood sets $10 billion box office record * Court says fair use may hold in some RIAA cases * Record labels face $60 billion in damages for pirating artists * Judges can't "friend" lawyers in Florida * Western Digital's "Advanced Format" promises slight boost in usable space * AT&T CEO wants iPhone users to limit data usage Tips of the week: * Windows 7 USB download tool lets you install Windows from a thumb drive * Get a better deal from your ISP Fan Global Geek News on Facebook and follow it on Twitter! Host: Jeremy Bray & Wesley Faulkner For more news, check out the Global Geek News Blog …

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Global Geek News Podcast #47

2009-12-08 :: pcnerd37@globalgeeknews.com

Here are the shownotes for episode #47 for the Global Geek News Podcast: * EA CEO: Digital game sales will overtake console numbers next year * Windows 7 share grows at XP's expense * Unconfirmed: Amazon's secret play in the retail space * TV executives are terrified of streaming video * Blu-ray sales more than double while DVD slips * Mininova traffic plummets after going 'legal' * Anti-piracy group to DRM breaker: OK to break the law * Woman filming sister's birthday party get charged with felony movie piracy * FCC wants to know why Verizon's early termination fees went through the roof Tip of the week: The complete guide to avoiding online scams Fan Global Geek News on Facebook and follow it on Twitter! Host: Jeremy Bray & Wesley Faulkner For more news, check out the Global Geek News Blog …

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Global Geek News Podcast #46

2009-12-01 :: pcnerd37@globalgeeknews.com

Here are the shownotes for episode #46 for the Global Geek News Podcast: * Kindle outsells every other product on Amazon * The end of the CrunchPad * EU formally adopts file sharing rights * IsoHunt asks court to legalize its operations * Mininova deletes all infringing torrents, goes legal * Swedes starting to buy music. Are anti-P2P laws working? * MPAA to FCC: Critics of video blocking proposals are lying * Microsoft issues takedown notices over spilled COFEE * Microsoft-Yahoo search/ad deal approved in Australia and Canada * Blogging vs Microblogging: Twitter's global growth flattens while Wordpress' picks up * Verizon whines over Sprint's "Most Dependable" claims Tip of the week: How to Un-Google Yourself Fan Global Geek News on Facebook and follow it on Twitter! Host: Jeremy Bray & Wesley Faulkner For more news, check out the Global Geek News Blog …

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Global Geek News Podcast #45

2009-11-24 :: pcnerd37@globalgeeknews.com

Here are the shownotes for episode #45 for the Global Geek News Podcast: * Smoking near Apple computers creates biohazard, voids warranty * Netbooks have higher failure rates than laptops * Google's Chrome OS, the next big thing or Google's great blunder? * Microsoft: Azure to go live in January, for pay in February * Bing captures 10% of the search market in the US * Banned Xbox 360 modders unite with a class action lawsuit against Microsoft * New York tests Xbox-based alert system * Sony to expand the PlayStation Network into Sony Online Service, sell music, books and videos * "Unfriend" declared word of the year * Digg CEO Adelson: "I don't think people expect to pay for news anymore" Tip of the week: Office 2010 Professional beta available for download (FREE!) Fan Global Geek News on Facebook and follow it on Twitter! Host: Jeremy Bray & Wesley Faulkner Special Guest: Randall Bennett from TechVi.com For more news, check out the Global Geek News Blog …

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Global Geek News Podcast #44

2009-11-10 :: pcnerd37@globalgeeknews.com

Here are the shownotes for episode #44 for the Global Geek News Podcast: * nVidia denies x86 chip rumors, pushes Fermi back to 2010 * Got friends? Now you can thank Facebook * Myspace traffic drop costs News Corp. $100 million * Sony's PSPgo sells 28,000 units in Japan on launch day, physical media points and laughs * Inventor of cell phones say they have become too complicated * Apple's hypocrisy continues, approves Mein Kampf for the App Store * Why you should think twice before dating an iPhone user * Comcast's new throttling plan uses triggers to throttle bandwidth * Secret anti-piracy treaty turns ISPs into cops or pirates * Anti-piracy group throws in the towel, pirates walk free Tip of the week: 100 Open Technology Courses Fan Global Geek News on Facebook and follow it on Twitter! Host: Jeremy Bray & Wesley Faulkner For more news, check out the Global Geek News Blog …

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Global Geek News Podcast #43

2009-11-03 :: pcnerd37@globalgeeknews.com

Here are the shownotes for episode #43 for the Global Geek News Podcast: * Only 3% of Americans think it should be legal to text while driving * 5 million Star Trek pirates vs 1 FCC broadband plan * uTorrent 2.0 to eliminate the need for ISP throttling * The Pirate Bay founders are banned from running the site * NSA to store yottabytes of surveillance data in Utah * Britain in trouble over Phorm * Teen sues school over punishment for racy Myspace pics * Cellphone holsters may reduce bone density * Nokia kills off n-Gage * Nintendo earnings fall for the first time in six years * PC manufacture bloatware ads minutes to boot time Tip of the week: 10 Apps that boost your media center Host: Jeremy Bray & Wesley Faulkner For more news, check out the Global Geek News Blog …

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Global Geek News Podcast #42

2009-10-27 :: pcnerd37@globalgeeknews.com

Here are the shownotes for episode #42 for the Global Geek News Podcast: * Sheriff's lawsuit over craigslist erotic ads thrown out * Court orders The Pirate Bay to delete torrents * Copyright threats against compulsive singer withdrawn * Facebook users spend 8 billion minutes a day on the site * 28% of Twitter users click links to news and current events * Yahoo! shuts down Geocities * Barnes & Nobel announce dual screen e-book reader, the Nook * Walmart prepares to take on Best Buy's Geek Squad * PS3 to get Netflix streaming * Hulu's free glory days are officially numbered Tip of the Week: The master list of Windows 7 shortcuts The winner of the Global Geek News Windows 7 Ultimate Giveaway is announced! Host: Jeremy Bray & Wesley Faulkner …

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Global Geek News Podcast #40

2009-10-06 :: pcnerd37@globalgeeknews.com

Here are the shownotes for episode #40 for the Global Geek News Podcast: * FTC: Bloggers must disclose paid reviews * Obama bans texting while driving for 4.5 million government employees * Man arrested at an Apple Store after threatening to shoot his iPhone with a 9mm pistol * Amazon clarifies Kindle deletion policy, can still delete books * The Pirate Bay will not be sold * Anti-piracy outfit forces scene group to apologize and spread FUD * Draft policy would OK troop's tweets * The battle continues, Palm re-enables Palm Pre sync with iTunes * Hidden fees discovered in "free" Windows 7 upgrade * Linux saves Australia's electrical grid Tip of the week: How to turn a spare Linux machine into a media server Global Geek News is giving away a copy of Windows 7 Ultimate! Host: Jeremy Bray & Wesley Faulkner …

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Global Geek News Podcast #39

2009-09-30 :: pcnerd37@globalgeeknews.com

Here are the shownotes for episode #39 for the Global Geek News Podcast: * Sony sets the PSP Go up for failure * Expect PS3 shortages this Christmas season * Two more Pirate Bay appeals judges accused of bias * Ignoring RIAA lawsuits is cheaper than going to trail * France gives final approval to three strikes law * Feds weigh cellphone bans for bus and truck drivers * Netflix CEO hopes to stream to PS3, Wii, iPhone * US wants UK hacker to pay for the security holes he exposed * NSW seeks to build unhackable netbooks for students * Moronic pervert to officer: "Hypothetically, what would you do if you found child pornography?" Major announcement: Global Geek News is giving away a copy of Windows 7 Ultimate! Tip of the week: Save $50 on an Xbox 360 Elite with a rebate Host: Jeremy Bray & Wesley Faulkner …

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Global Geek News Podcast #38

2009-09-24 :: pcnerd37@globalgeeknews.com

Here are the shownotes for episode #38 for the Global Geek News Podcast. * Pirate Bay appeals judge faces ban, works for Spotify * FCC Chairman wants net neutrality * Court: bad employees are not hackers * Lawyer demands jury stops googling * RIAA's elementary school copyright curriculum * Songwriters want paid for 30 second song previews * Amazon starts AmazonBasics, its private-label consumer electronics line * Blockbuster to close up to 960 stores * Hulu tests subscription based service internally * Student kills intruder with samurai sword after Playstation and laptop are stolen Tips of the week: * Identify which end is up on plugs with a drop of glue * 16 tips for being productive and finding time for everything Host: Jeremy Bray & Wesley Faulkner …

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Global Geek News Podcast #37

2009-09-15 :: pcnerd37@globalgeeknews.com

Here are the shownotes for episode #37 for the Global Geek News Podcast. * Vermont teen sentenced to prison in sexting case * Can a domain name be deformation? * iPod Touch doesn't have a camera because its a great gaming device * Monopoly goes global with Google Maps * Pentagon keeps watch on troop's blogs * DRM take II - Digital Personal Property * All your tweets are belong to you * 2010 could be the last year for IPv4 as we know it * 802.11n is finally final * Microsoft teaches Best Buy to trash Linux Host: Jeremy Bray & Wesley Faulkner …

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Global Geek News Podcast #36

2009-09-06 :: pcnerd37@globalgeeknews.com

Here are the shownotes for episode #36 for the Global Geek News Podcast: EA spends 3x more on marketing than development PS3 selling more units than the Wii after the price drop US Government says all music downloads are theft Utah law punishes texting drivers with 15 years in prison Don't like the results of a vanity search? Don't sue Yahoo Wi-fi cafe users love Apple and like to spend The Kindle is more environmentally friendly than actual books Amazon makes up for 1984 book deletion Watching TV while surfing the net? You aren't alone Top developer reveals sad Android Market sales figures Tip of the week: How to fix the YouTube jumpiness in Firefox Host: Jeremy Bray & Wesley Faulkner …

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Global Geek News Podcast #35

2009-08-18 :: pcnerd37@globalgeeknews.com

Here are the shownotes for episode #35 for the Global Geek News Podcast. * Myspace close to acquiring iLike for $20 million * CBS, Amazon already sniffing around GDGT * Woman with police monitoring blog arrested * Gmail pushes past AOL email in the US to become #3 * Your Gmail address could soon become your ID * Domain tasting killed as fees put an end to the practice * Open textbooks win over publishers in California * Texting makes kids dumb according to science * Crazy prices on Xbox 360 hard drives screw gamers and Microsoft * Xbox 360 to be the only console that gets Netflix streaming Host: Jeremy Bray & Wesley Faulkner …

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Global Geek News Podcast #34

2009-08-10 :: pcnerd37@globalgeeknews.com

Here are the shownotes for episode #34 for the Global Geek News Podcast. * HDTVs are now in more than half of US homes * Modder arrest reminds that most console hacks are illegal * The Pirate Bay Dutch retrial * 14-24 year olds pirate over 8,000 songs each * People increasingly waking up to the internet * US Marine Corps bans social networking sites * Study: Facebook can threaten relationships * Twitter not so popular with young people * AT&T changes contracts to prevent class action lawsuits * You can now text message 911...in parts of Iowa Host: Jeremy Bray & Wesley Faulkner …

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Global Geek News Podcast #33

2009-08-07 :: pcnerd37@globalgeeknews.com

Here are the shownotes for episode #33 for the Global Geek News Podcast. * Department of Defense looking for new recruits at hacker convention * Researchers find insecure BIOS 'rootkit' pre-loaded in laptops * Pirate Bay spokesman Peter Sunde resigns * Student hit with $675,000 fine after losing to the RIAA * Congressman calls for P2P ban after major security leak * Senate to introduce legislation to ban texting while driving * Archbishop cautions texting, email could lead to suicide * Podcasting patented by VoloMedia * Apple tried to silence owner of an exploding iPod with a gag order * Orbit your own satellite for $8000 Host: Jeremy Bray & Wesley Faulkner …

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Global Geek News Podcast #32

2009-07-28 :: pcnerd37@globalgeeknews.com

Here are the shownotes for episode #32 for the Global Geek News Podcast: * Major war averted? AT&T restores access to 4chan * Netflix prize comes to a buzzer beater finish * AOL may spin-off Bebo into independent company * Skype threatens Russian national security * Facebook goes on the record about ad claims * Microsoft caves to the EU, offers browser ballot * Windows 7 has been released to manufacturing * Palm plays cat-and-mouse with Apple, re-enables iTunes sync * AMD ships 500 millionth x86 processor * Online ad revenues at the New York Times dropping like a rock Host: Jeremy Bray & Wesley Faulkner …

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Global Geek News Podcast #31

2009-07-21 :: pcnerd37@globalgeeknews.com

Here are the shownotes for episode #31 for the Global Geek News Podcast. Global Geek News #31 Podcast Feed: * The DiggBar commits career suicide, starts redirecting people to the Digg homepage * Comcast DNS redirection launched in trial markets * Commercials start showing up on the Xbox 360 dashboard * Kazaa does an about face, goes legit with subscription music service * Amazon remotely deletes 1984 and Animal Farm from customer's Kindles * Complete Yale courses available on iTunes U * Ebay drops listing fees for 5 items a month * iTunes 8.2.1 break's the Palm Pre's much advertised syncing feature Host: Jeremy Bray & Wesley Faulkner Guests: Walt Ribeiro & Randall Bennett …

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Global Geek News Podcast #30

2009-07-14 :: pcnerd37@globalgeeknews.com

Here are the shownotes for episode #30 for the Global Geek News Podcast. Global Geek News #30 Podcast Feed: * Google announces Chrome OS for netbooks * Amazon killing mobile apps that use its product data * Rumor: Amazon looking to buy Netflix * New algorithm guesses SSNs with your birth date and birth place * Chegg allows you to rent textbooks Netflix style * P2P collection costs man huge fine, suspended jail sentence * Judge rules P2P sites legal and should be presumed innocent * Teenagers losing interest in illegal file-sharing as streaming gains momentum * Assaulted by somebody you met online? Don't sue the website * Teenager falls down a manhole while texting and walking Host: Jeremy Bray & Wesley Faulkner …

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Global Geek News Podcast #29

2009-07-01 :: pcnerd37@globalgeeknews.com

Here are the shownotes for episode #29 for the Global Geek News Podcast. * Europe gets handset makers to agree to universal charger * Next tech IPO: LogMeIn * Acer set to overtake Dell as #2 PC maker * The Simpsons gets higher ad rates on Hulu than on TV * Netbook study finds most netbook owners don't know what netbooks are * EA's new motto: Please pirate our games... er, storefronts * Judge thinks linking to copyrighted material should be illegal * Dutch government wants to tax online media to fund print media * Google's mobile Adsense now in public beta * Ad networks the laggards in Jackson traffic spike Not only that, but we will talk PC buying tips to save you money! Hosts: Jeremy Bray and Wesley Faulkner …

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Global Geek News Podcast #28

2009-06-23 :: pcnerd37@globalgeeknews.com

Here are the shownotes for episode #28 for the Global Geek News Podcast. * Pixar grants girl's dying wish to see Up. * Poll finds physical media is dying, HDDVD is as popular Blu-ray * Gamestop betting digital distribution is far, far away * Kindle DRM surfaces to deny user the books he paid for * Android users more dedicated to their apps than iPhone users * Biggest game publisher threatens to stop making PS3/PSP games * In round 2, Jammie Thomas jury awards $1.92 million to the RIAA * FTC to crack down on undisclosed "sponsored" blogging * Bill looks to ban ISP caps in the US * Comcast to be first ISP to roll out IPv6 in 2010 Hosts: Jeremy Bray and Wesley Faulkner …

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Global Geek News Podcast #27

2009-06-20 :: pcnerd37@globalgeeknews.com

Here are the shownotes for episode #27 for the Global Geek News Podcast. * Student accused of cheating after releasing the code from a homework assignment * Windows 7 to be shipping without IE in Europe * Windows 7 starter edition could be priced into oblivion * Supreme Court rejects case over tech's right to search your PC * Top French court declares internet access a "basic human right" * Court rules that an IP address isn't enough to identify a pirate * Stern letters from ISP not enough to stop p2p use after all. * DVD, game sales hurting the music industry more than downloads * EA exec: 360 has already been maxed out * California to move to online textbooks Hosts: Jeremy Bray and Wesley Faulkner …

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Global Geek News Podcast #26

2009-06-10 :: pcnerd37@globalgeeknews.com

Here are the shownotes for episode #26 for the Global Geek News Podcast. Global Geek News #26 Podcast Feed: * Russia launches anti-trust probe against Microsoft * Snow Leopard to launch in September at the upgrade price of $29 * 50,000 Palm Pres sold and 150,000 apps downloaded so far * Murder caught because of his "no cellphone left behind" policy * The Pirate Party wins big in EU elections and likely gets 2 seats * Publishers want a slice of the used game market * Nintendo: We could be stuck with the Wii for 8 more years * Most blogs now abandoned * Super Chirp brings paid streams to Twitter * 80% of Twitter accounts have less than 10 followers Hosts: Jeremy Bray and Wesley Faulkner …

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Global Geek News Podcast #25

2009-06-02 :: pcnerd37@globalgeeknews.com

Here are the shownotes for episode #25 for the Global Geek News Podcast. * Windows 7 to ship October 22nd * Microsoft announces Project Natal for the Xbox360 * Tetris turns 25 * Anti-piracy groups target Australia's children * The FCC reserves the right to search your home at any time * Texas blogger jailed after failing to turn her PC over to the judge * Time Warner's ToS changes could mean tiered pricing, throttling * Time Warner gives up on AOL * CircuitCity.com comes back online Hosts: Jeremy Bray and Wesley Faulkner …

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Global Geek News Podcast #24

2009-05-23 :: pcnerd37@globalgeeknews.com

Here are the shownotes for episode #24 for the Global Geek News Podcast: * Freemium model to predominate in mobile apps with VAS revenues reaching $14Billion by 2014 * One in five families are cellphone only * Can Android save Motorola? * Twitter believes we are too stupid for @ replies Update! * France passes "three strikes" anti-piracy law * Trolling somebody online? Bill would slap you with jail time * FTC Chair: We may jump into the net neutrality fray * Intel hammered by the EU with $1.45 billion fine Hosts: Jeremy Bray and Wesley Faulkner Special Guest: Kevin Hustler …

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Global Geek News Podcast #23

2009-05-09 :: pcnerd37@globalgeeknews.com

Here are the shownotes for episode #23 for the Global Geek News Podcast. * Sprint loses 182,000 customers, $594 million; may outsource network to Ericsson * Newspapers only get 33% of Kindle sales * Stuff you can't do in the Windows Mobile Marketplace * Microsoft to distribute Windows Vista until January 2011 and end mainstream support April 2012 * Seeqpod fire sale to Microsoft not a done deal * South Carolina tells craigslist to remove prostitution or face criminal charges * Anti-DMCA crusaders fight for your right to crack DRM * Navigon pulls out of the GPS business in North America * Blu-ray making money, sales up 72% in 2009 Hosts: Jeremy Bray and Wesley Faulkner …

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Global Geek News Podcast #22

2009-04-28 :: pcnerd37@globalgeeknews.com

Here are the shownotes for episode #22 for the Global Geek News Podcast: * Study finds pirates buy 10x more music online than non-pirates * $62,000 movie download a result of poor travel planning * Gamefly: USPS handles DVD rentals with kid gloves, ignores us * Sony sued for cheating man out of rumble patents * Facebook users get worse grades in college * BYU Professor: Universities will be irrelevant by 2020 * Apple lays off 1600 employees * Yahoo quietly pulls the plug on Geocities * Journalism Online: Time to start paying for online news Hosts: Jeremy Bray and Wesley Faulkner …

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Global Geek News Podcast #21

2009-04-24 :: pcnerd37@globalgeeknews.com

Here are the shownotes for episode #21 for the Global Geek News Podcast: 83% of businesses won't deploy Windows 7 next year Twitter worm attacks continue Skype founders looking to buy Skype back from Ebay CompUSA comes back from the dead with 30 new stores Systemax buys Circuit City's brand and domain name Sony in talks to offer free, full-length movies on YouTube France slaps down proposed anti-piracy bill Court: Your Myspace page isn't private Barnes & Noble may jump into the e-reader market 72% of guys prefer gaming to their girlfriend Hosts: Jeremy Bray and Wesley Faulkner …

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Global Geek News Podcast #20

2009-04-13 :: pcnerd37@globalgeeknews.com

Here are the shownotes for episode #20 for the Global Geek News Podcast. * Dice.com shows a 45% drop in tech jobs * Blockbuster is on its deathbed * Circuit City looks to rise again * Time Warner Cable says it singled out Austin's geeks * Apple and Stanford offering free iPhone development classes on iTunes * Apple's legal showdown over multitouch begins * FCC asked to investigate AT&T for Skype iPhone restrictions * Radiohead to testify against the RIAA * Microsoft boasts that 96% of netbooks run Windows Hosts: Jeremy Bray and Wesley Faulkner …

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Global Geek News Podcast #19

2009-04-04 :: pcnerd37@globalgeeknews.com

Here are the shownotes for episode #18 for the Global Geek News Podcast: * IBM to reportedly buy Sun for $7 billion * Phoenix police raid home of critical blogger * Texas bans Vista from government computers * Study: Facebook and YouTube at work makes for better employees * Virtual gaming leagues fold, forcing gamers to find real jobs * Sony Drops the price of the Playstation 2 * Time Warner monthly data caps spread beyond Texas * ABC/Disney looking to join Hulu? * 84% of people would prefer to have more blog readers than Twitter followers * Netflix upping Blu-ray fees * AT&T tweaks wireless terms of service to forbid video streaming, filesharing and data tethering Hosts: Jeremy Bray and Wesley Faulkner Music: Rush by Walt Ribeiro …

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Global Geek News Podcast #18

2009-03-10 :: pcnerd37@globalgeeknews.com

Here are the shownotes for episode #18 for the Global Geek News Podcast: Girl refuses to stop texting in class, gets arrested Are games too expensive? The life of an iPhone app Netflix might have streaming only subscriptions next year Sprint has the Palm Pre locked up for a year New bill would force ISPs to retain user data for 2 years Dell files to have "netbook" stripped of its trademark status P2P and porn traffic falls while games and flash increases Judge throws out lawsuit against Google over Street View On averate, kids get cell phones at 8 years old Facebook reverts to its old Terms of Service Hosts: Jeremy Bray and Wesley Faulkner Music: Rush by Walt Ribeiro …

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Global Geek News Podcast #17

2009-03-09 :: pcnerd37@globalgeeknews.com

Here are the shownotes for episode #17 for the Global Geek News Podcast: New York looks to tax downloads Microsoft to open retail stores Microsoft announces Windows Marketplace and My Phone for Windows Mobile Apple says that jailbreaking the iPhone is illegal Palm Pre gets Flash support Google now accepting paid apps for Android Marketplace YouTube tries micro-payments, more download options Online thieves scam the state of Utah out of $2.5 million Facebook's new terms of Service causes outrage Canadian judge: No warrant required to see ISP logs Hosts: Jeremy Bray and Wesley Faulkner Music: Rush by Walt Ribeiro …

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Global Geek News Podcast #16

2009-02-10 :: pcnerd37@globalgeeknews.com

Here are the shownotes for episode #16 for the Global Geek News Podcast: Google bans the term 'netbook' from its ad network Pioneer gets out of the TV and DVD business Eye-tracking studies are more than meets the eye 10 Registrars responsible for 83% of all spam Time Warner placing bandwidth caps on more cities Hackers use fake parking tickets to get into computers Gmail could pass Hotmail in 2009 Acer caught giving 10" Aspire One reviewers larger batteries than they sell with Kindle 2 announced Hosts: Jeremy Bray and Wesley Faulkner Music: Rush by Walt Ribeiro …

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Global Geek News Podcast #15

2009-02-06 :: pcnerd37@globalgeeknews.com

Here are the shownotes for episode #15 for the Global Geek News Podcast: * Google Earth lets you explore the oceans and Mars * Google launches Latitude, a Loopt competitor * Report claims 14.6 million netbooks shipped in 2008 with more growth expected * One in three broadband subscribers is a pirate * Vuze calls for FCC probe of Cox Cable's traffic management * Court: No right to shout "douchebag" in a crowded blog * What you get with a $5 Garageband Artist Lesson * Video games outsell DVD and Blu-ray for the first time in 2008 Hosts: Jeremy Bray and Wesley Faulkner Special Guest: Walt Ribeiro Music: Rush by Walt Ribeiro …

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Global Geek News Podcast #14

2009-01-27 :: pcnerd37@globalgeeknews.com

Here are the shownotes for episode #14 for the Global Geek News Podcast: 2/3 of Americans without broadband don't want it Windows 7 App Store hinted at by Microsoft survey Obama looking at Open Source YouTube to let big content providers bring their own ads FCC asks if Comcast slows rival VoIP traffic 6 million households still not ready for the DTV switch Hosts: Jeremy "pcnerd37" Bray & Wesley Faulkner Music by Walt Ribeiro …

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Global Geek News Podcast #13

2009-01-17 :: pcnerd37@globalgeeknews.com

Here are the shownotes for episode #13 for the Global Geek News Podcast. * Circuit City to be liquidated * App Store hits 500 million downloads * Steve Jobs takes a leave of absence from Apple for health reasons * Twitter hires a biz-dev guru * Sony sells its 50 millionth PS2 in North America * Palm Pre may be Best Buy exclusive * Judge will allow streaming of RIAA case * YouTube mutes videos with unauthorized copyrighted music * Teens send nude pics to one another, face child porn charges * 95% of music downloads are pirated Hosts: Jeremy "pcnerd37" Bray & Wesley Faulkner …

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Global Geek News Podcast #51

2009-01-05 :: pcnerd37@globalgeeknews.com

Here are the shownotes for episode #51 for the Global Geek News Podcast: Stories: * Seesmic acquires Ping.fm * Avatar makes $1 billion in 17 days * 2016 bug hits text messages, payment processing * IE loses more marketshare as Chrome passes Safari * Middle aged people unimpressed with modern technology * Steve Jobs declared Person of the Decade * The tyranny of government and our duty of confidentiality as bloggers * China arrests thousands in internet porn crackdown * Fugitive tracked down through WoW, arrested * EA closing multiplayer servers for 20 games Tips of the Week: * Top 10 mindhacks for making your resolutions stick * Four stages of growing a blog Fan Global Geek News on Facebook and follow it on Twitter! Host: Jeremy Bray & Wesley Faulkner For more news, check out the Global Geek News Blog …

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Global Geek News Podcast Show #12

2009-01-03 :: pcnerd37@globalgeeknews.com

Here are the shownotes for episode #12 for the Global Geek News Podcast. * Best Buy puts vending machines in airports * IE below 69% market share, Firefox over 21% * Microsoft's pay-as-you-go patent application rejected * Did Microsoft intentionally leak the Windows 7 beta? * The Israeli Army video blogs the fighting, gets censored by YouTube. * Game consoles using over $1 billion in energy a year * Sony tries to balance free speech and hate speech in PlayStation Home * PSP piracy is on the rise, despite Sony's claims * Man gets death threats on Xbox Live, has to pay to change is gamertag * Facebook nudity angers nursing mothers Hosts: Jeremy "pcnerd37" Bray & Wesley Faulkner Music: Walt Ribeiro's Rush …

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Global Geek News Podcast #10

2008-10-21 :: pcnerd37@globalgeeknews.com

Here are the highlights for episode #10 of the Global Geek News podcast. * P2P traffic to grow by 400% in 5 years * P2P compliance: Schools seeing red as they shell out the green * Global Anti-Piracy Day * Sony says all your actions are belong to us * Google releases Android source code * E3 goes back to the big show, opens up to the public * iList debuts social classifieds * Kentucky judge upholds state's gambling domain grab * New PSP units suffer from major interlacing problem * Microsoft proposes phones that tap and rub to get your attention Host: Jeremy "pcnerd37" Bray …

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Global Geek News Show #9

2008-05-23 :: pcnerd37@globalgeeknews.com

Here are the shownotes for episode #9 of the Global Geek News podcast featuring special guest Alana Taylor: Asus to embed Linux into all motherboards 20% of U.S. Has Never Sent E-mail Canadian ISP Ordered to Prove Traffic-Shaping is Needed Hulu Shares Usage Stats, Expands Distribution Network Microsoft offers cashback search Blogging--It's Good for You Facebook giving its site a face-lift Twitter refuses to uphold Terms of Service …

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Global Geek News Podcast Show #8

2008-05-17 :: pcnerd37@globalgeeknews.com

Here are the highlights for episode #8 of the Global Geek News Podcast with special guests Steve Gillmor and Don Reisinger: No More iPhones at Apple Store - 3G Imminent? Big Content fighting campus P2P by lobbying for state laws Facebook ordered to out kids behind principal's fake profile Google Confirms Friend Connect First look: Microsoft enters social video with Messenger TV Dallas Truancy Court Tracks Lazy Kids Using GPS Preparing for cyber warfare: US Air Force floats botnet plan MIT students show power of open cell phone systems Reports: Carl Icahn considering attempt to oust Yahoo board Confirmed: Comcast Bought Plaxo, Deal Closed Today CBS to Buy CNET for $1.8 Billion …

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Global Geek News Episode #7

2008-05-11 :: pcnerd37@globalgeeknews.com

Global Geek News #7 has a new co-host and covers the following topics: Yahoo-Microsoft Battle Bolsters Google Does Ballmer Need To Go? File-Sharer Convicted in SwedenÂ’s Biggest P2P Case Zune 2.5 Update Brings TV Shows, More Social Networking, Improved Software Features CompUSA: It Lives! Yahoo To Flag Malware Sites In Search Results Activision/Blizzard leaves, still hopes to profit from ESA Blu-ray hits bumps in the road to HD market dominance NBC using YouTube clips to drive Hulu traffic RIAA: Piracy fight more important than net neutrality bill New Microsoft law enforcement tool bypasses PC security …

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Global Geek News Show #6

2008-02-07 :: pcnerd37@globalgeeknews.com

Here are the highlights for Show #6 with new co-host Lindsay and special guest iJustine! Ebay to ban negative seller views Windows Vista SP1 and Windows Server 2008 released to manufacturing Delver comes out of stealth with a new twist on social search Italian Parliment to mistakenly legalize mp3 P2P Lymabean, a new social network for college students is coming MediaSentry role in RIAA lawsuit comes under scrutiny IFPI forces Danish ISP to block The Pirate Bay Yahoo may consider Google Alliance over Microsoft, source says Yahoo to shut down premium music service, redirects users to Rhapsody Podcasts taking off(again): eMarketer …

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Global Geek News Podcast Show #5

2008-01-30 :: pcnerd37@globalgeeknews.com

Here are the highlights for the the Global Geek News Podcast episode #5: NBC tries to patch relationship with Apple IncrediMail gets stay of execution from Google EA revamps Battlefield with free, ad-supported online title New Blu-ray 2.0 spec make sPS3 the most future-proof player Nokia to invest in Facebook Biometric system reports kids eating habits to parents Leopard Boot Camp gets 64-bit Windows Vista support FDA wants new overview of wirless tech health risks Japanese infrared revamp transfers at Gigabit speeds AT&T announces business plans for iPhone customers …

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Global Geek News Show #11

2008-01-02 :: pcnerd37@globalgeeknews.com

Here are the shownotes for episode #11 for the Global Geek News Podcast. * AMD Fusion * Windows XP gets 4 more months of life * Australia to block BitTorrent * EA comes to Steam with no DRM * Abit closing its doors * "I'm a Linux" videos coming * Using speed cameras to send tickets to your enemies * New York City to get LED street lighting * Video games may be good for aging brains * The RIAA Changes tactics * Warner Music Group and Youtube can't agree, music pulled from YouTube * Teen file-sharing up 46% Hosts: Jeremy "pcnerd37" Bray & Wesley Faulkner …

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Global Geek News Podcast #4

2007-12-25 :: pcnerd37@globalgeeknews.com

The Global Geek News Podcast Show #4 for December 25, 2007 covers the following stories: Nearly half of U.S. internet users "Google" themself Cell phone spending surpasses land lines Google poaching Beacon partners for "Universal Activity Stream" New Google talk bots bring real time translation to IM Mac users much more likely to pay for music than PC users MPAA triumphs; judge rules Torrentspy destroyed evidence Mozilla releases Firefox 3 beta 2 TechCrunch displays presidential candidates positions on technology Comcast, DirectTV settle lawsuit, agree all HD looks great Microsoft patent could force downloaders to view commercials RIAA writes its own "news" for local TV stations …

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Global Geek News Podcast Show #3

2007-11-06 :: pcnerd37@globalgeeknews.com

Todays show covers the following technology news items: * Senators want probe on content blocking * Some Leopard upgraders see 'blue screen of death' * Senate appoves extension of internet tax ban * Leopard vs. Vista feature chart showdown * Facebook employees know what profiles you look at * Seagate to pay refund over gigabyte definition * Shell station customers to "Pay by Touch" * Scams use striptease to break web traps * Manhunt 2 unlocked …

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Global Geek News Podcast Show #2

2006-09-10 :: Jeremy Bray

This is the second episode of the Global Geek News Podcast that covers everything from YouTube stats to flaming hard drives. …

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Global Geek News Podcast Episode #1

2006-08-30 :: pcnerd37@globalgeeknews.com

This is the first episode of the Global Geek News Podcast. The podcast that covers Entertainment and Technology news. …

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