This week: Russia plans to ban swearing on the Internet – just as soon as it finishes banning pictures of food, cats with poor spelling skills and out-of-context references to Pokemon. Some college students turn a multi-million dollar yacht into their own personal remote control toy. Find out how this affects your weekend at 11.
And we sit down to interview…absolutely no one, taking the time instead to focus on our relationship. We just need some time to think about us, okay?
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As always, we have the headlines:
- College students redirected a yacht using a simple GPS hack.
- Twitter posts fake advertising tweets on behalf of users.
- Ever wondered where Prism got it’s name?
- Instagram blocks the only Window Phone client and deletes uploads made using it.
- Bitcoin tries to go legal in Thailand, gets outlawed instead.
- Russia to ban swearing on the Internet.
- Toyota donates expertise to New York food kitchen, increasing efficiency there.
- Cameron’s prefered porn-blocker: made in China.
- UK ISP Andrews & Arnold says of porn blocking, “for a censored internet you will have to pick a different ISP or move to North Korea.”
- Pirate Bay learns that pirates don’t like paying for things.
We also have the biggest gaming stories of the week:
- The tragic state of technology news reporting: a virtual space battle makes front page of BBC.
- Indie dev Phil Fish canceled Fez II, leaves game industry. Yup, he’s still crazy.
- Australia rejects Saints Row 4.
Of course, we also have feedback from our listeners. Interesting bunch they are.