Canadian Tech Podcast

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Canadian Tech Podcast

Stuart Clark

London, Ontario

Description: Canada's take on tech

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Welcome to the Canadian Tech Podcast. A weekly show on what's going on in the tech scene from a Canadian perspective. Thanks to our sponsor this week Orpheum Hosting Solutions. Please considering rating our podcast on iTunes and wherever else you see us. It helps us spread the word. Hosts Stuart Clark Jamieson Roberts Carmi Levy Groupon going down in flames http://www.technologyreview.com/view/507346/groupon-daily-deals-and-the-complex-question-of-business-failure/ Facebook’s Couples Pages - Ew http://www.telegraph.co.uk/women/sex/9671862/Facebook-couples-pages-make-me-want-to-retch.html DIG London coming up this week. http://diglondon.ca/ Shameless self-promotion by Carmi- Closing keynote - Wed 5:15 to 6:15 in the main plenary Topic: London? Silicon Alley? Believe it. Apple and HTC end patent battle. http://mashable.com/2012/11/11/apple-htc-patent/ Another example of Tim Cook putting his stamp on Apple. Both companies suggested that the goal of the settlement is to move beyond litigation and back to innovation. I’ve always hated litigation, and I continue to hate it,” Cook said during Apple’s second quarter earnings call in April. “We just want people to invent their own stuff.” Samsung increasing prices for hardware components against Apple http://www.macrumors.com/2012/11/12/samsung-reportedly-hits-apple-with-20-price-increase-for-ios-device-chips/ Canada’s Wireless carriers to create blacklist for lost or stolen devices. http://business.financialpost.com/2012/11/08/canadas-cellphone-companies-to-blacklist-lost-or-stolen-smartphones/ BB10 gets an official release date http://metronews.ca/news/canada/436717/blackberry-10-to-launch-jan-30/ http://ca.finance.yahoo.com/blogs/insight/blackberry-10-launch-date-confirmed-205050641.html A $20 Tablet could change the market http://www.engadget.com/2012/11/11/aakash-2-android-tablet-india/ Microsoft Surface sales off to a modest start, told “just you wait for the Pro one” http://www.engadget.com/2012/11/11/ballmer-says-microsoft-surface-sales-off-to-modest-start/ Reviews are coming in, Win8 does nothing really to improve gaming performance http://www.engadget.com/2012/11/09/windows-8-upgrade-diary-4/ - Sub-story, Microsoft forcing fragmentation by DX11.1 being Win8 only http://www.theverge.com/2012/11/12/3634852/microsoft-directx-11-1-windows-8 Valve working on Source Engine 2.0 http://www.engadget.com/2012/11/11/valve-gabe-newell-source-engine-2/ Transit going paperless http://www.theverge.com/2012/11/12/3634820/smartphone-ticketing-mbta-commuter-rail iPads ‘speak’ for non-verbal, autistic kids http://metronews.ca/health/436922/ipads-speak-for-non-verbal-autistic-kids/ Carmi's "2 minutes out of the box" Picks of the Week Stuart -http://scansnapcommunity.com/ Jamieson - Buffer Carmi - The Wider Image - Reuters photojournalism app Also, Boston Globe Big Picture

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