Oracle taking on the 'open' in Android, the G1's soon-to-be sibling, and Honeycomb. You read that right. Plus we discuss the somewhat confusing world of personal and corporate Gmail co-existing on your Android phone. Today's special guest, Senior Writer for HowStuffWorks.com, Jon Strickland!Subscribe: iTunes (MP3) | iTunes (320x180) | iTunes (640x360) | RSS (MP3) | RSS (320x180) | RSS (640x360) EPISODE 12 Oracle Sues Google Over Android Java Use Adobe: AIR Coming to Android Market After End of Year Why Android developers are losing money, and it's not due to piracy Pay for your Android apps with Paypal - coming soon Revealed: Android Honeycomb next up from Google T-Mobile G2, first HSPA+ smartphone coming soon T-Mobile's Moto Charm on sale August 25 for $75 Verizon Inventory Leak Shows Motorola Droid Pro, White Droid 2 And Motorola Tablet … Read more
Yes. Snow Leopard reviews are out, and I have my favorite. But the more interesting story is Mozilla finding out that people didn't want to upgrade because they're afraid of the awesome bar exposing their porn. So they introduced private browsing mode fast. We also welcome Jon Strickland from HowStuffWorks to the show and he helps us understand how we can turn any story into an Apple story.Subscribe with iTunes (audio) Subscribe with iTunes (video) Subscribe with RSS (audio) Subscribe with RSS (video) Episode 1051
Discovery Communications, parent company of the Discovery Channel, TLC and Animal Planet, has made plans to acquire HowStuffWorks, which calls itself "the leading source of credible, unbiased, and easy-to-understand explanations of how the world actually works."
The news was originally reported in The Wall Street Journal, which named a price of $250 million.
Atlanta-based HowStuffWorks, which was founded in 1998 by North Carolina State University professor Marshall Brain (yes, that's his real name), pulls in about 3.8 million unique U.S. visitors per month, according to ComScore. Instead of issuing a press release to announce the … Read more