Podcast: Father Christmas and Getting Fired

This week’s podcast is from my weekly slot on Radio Australia Today last Friday with Phil Kafcaloudes and Adelaine Ng:  From YouTube short to $30 million Hollywood deal.  Companies are now allowing employees to use their own laptops The rise of 3D — on your computer, in your browser, on the road To listen to …

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Podcast: The War Over Privacy

This week’s podcast is from my weekly slot on Radio Australia Today with Phil Kafcaloudes and Adelaine Ng. This week we discuss privacy in the light of Facebook’s changes, the sale of Friendster, and one guy’s battle to delete his online past. To listen to the podcast, click on the button below. To subscribe, click here. …

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Social Netquirks

Each social network has its quirk. I want to fix them. Here’s how. Skype, for example, won’t let you be invisible to certain people. You’re either visible to all your buddies, or none at all. So if you have a contact who thinks a Skype connection is an open invitation to call you up out …

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Podcast: Camerooned, Murdoched and the Mobile Tipping Point

This week’s podcast is from my weekly slot on Radio Australia Today with Phil Kafcaloudes and Adelaine Ng: The Google/Murdoch debate. Is Google the future of news? Thanksgiving: The tipping point of mobile payments?  Why you shouldn’t set up your website in Cameroon To listen to the podcast, click on the button below. To subscribe, …

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The Trojan That Never Was

How not to handle a PR debacle, Part 767: Avast, the free antivirus I’ve been using, and recommending, for while, has lost my confidence by a double whammy: mis-identifying pretty much every executable on my computer as a Trojan, and then not telling me about it. Apparently an update to the software will misidentify a …

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Podcast: Wikipediatrics

Is Wikipedia dying, or just growing up? A weekly column I recorded for the BBC World Service Business Daily (the Business Daily podcast is here.) To listen to the podcast, click on the button below. To subscribe, click here. Loose Wireless 091202 To listen to Business Daily on the radio, tune into BBC World Service …

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Calling Aspiring Asia Journalists

I’m responsible again this year to try to track down Asia-based journalists interested in a fellowship, funded by The Wall Street Journal Asia in association with New York University, for the three-semester masters program in business and economic reporting at the NYU’s Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute. If you fit that bill, or know someone …

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