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Live from New York, CNET's Dan Ackerman, Julie Rivera, Joseph Kaminski, and Scott Stein explore the impact of new technology on city life and urban environments, from municipal Wi-Fi, to high-tech crime, to tricks for cutting the line at the Apple Store.

Live from New York, CNET's Dan Ackerman, Julie Rivera, Joseph Kaminski, and Scott Stein explore the impact of new technology on city life and urban environments, from municipal Wi-Fi, to high-tech crime, to tricks for cutting the line at the Apple Store.
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Live from New York, CNET's Dan Ackerman, Julie Rivera, Joseph Kaminski, and Scott Stein explore the impact of new technology on city life and urban environments, from municipal Wi-Fi, to high-tech crime, to tricks for cutting the line at the Apple Store.

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Reporters' Roundtable: Guy Kawasaki on what we learned from Steve Jobs

10/7/2011
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Steve Jobs, the founder and CEO of Apple and of Next Computer, and the CEO of Pixar, passed away this week. So for this Roundtable, we will start with that, and look forward from here. There are several life lessons in the way Steve Jobs started Apple, then left, came back, ran the company, launched products, and disrupted several industries. All of us in technology--or indeed in any business--can learn from them. The good and the bad. To have that discussion, I can think of no better...

Reporters' Roundtable: Amazon fires new Kindle at Apple

9/30/2011
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This week, Amazon launched three new Kindles, including the Fire, the company's first Android-based color tablet. Next week, on October 4, Apple is having a big press announcement to talk iPhone 5, and maybe other stuff. These are two major companies battling it out for the same customer, media sale, and hardware niches. So let's discuss. Our experts today are all CNET writers on these topics: Donald Bell, David Carnoy, Roger Cheng, and Josh Lowensohn. Ep. 94: Amazon Fires straight at...

Reporters' Roundtable: Netflix, Dish, Facebook rewrite video marketplace

9/23/2011
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It has been a huge week for video and streaming media on the Web. First, Netflix split into two companies, and that's after raising rates and losing the Starz library. Then at Facebook's F8 developers' conference, the social platform company launched the timeline and the "lightweight engagement" model that will change how people find out about media to watch. And then just today, Dish, which bought Blockbuster about five months ago, announced the Blockbuster Movie Pass, which the company...

Ooma CEO demos VoIP device quality (podcast)

9/20/2011
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(Credit: Ooma) As David Carnoy recently posted, voice over Internet Protocol company Ooma is now offering a $49.99 Wi-Fi adapter that enables users to place the required Telo base station anywhere within Wi-Fi range. Ooma CEO Eric Stang (Credit: Ooma) I had a chance to test the system in Originally posted at For the Record Podcast

Study: Youth social media use relates to free speech support (podcast)

9/19/2011
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Survey of high school students at teachers on First Amendment rights (Credit: Knight Foundation) A study conducted by the Knight Foundation has found that "students who use social networking daily to get news and information" are more likely to agree that 'people should be allowed to express unpopular opinions'," than Originally posted at For the Record Podcast

Reporters' Roundtable: Sit up straight! Exercise more!

9/16/2011
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On today's show we're covering an emerging tech trend: The Quantified Self movement, or the collection of data streams about what we do, how we feel, how we move, and so on. Why? That's one of the big questions. The best answer is probably: to live better lives. And today we're talking with two entrepreneurs who are working on a subset of the quantified self movement: body monitoring. Both their companies have the goal of making us more aware of ourselves. Using that knowledge, hopefully,...