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What Had Happened Was is a grumpyhawk collective podcast co-hosted by grumpyhawk (that would be me) and Benjamin Combs. In this "week-in-review style" show, we cover and comment on stories with a tech, science, weird, or strange sort of angle. Visit grumpyhawk.com to see and hear more from the collective.
Hello everyone! grumpyhawk and Benjamin are bringing you all the nerd news that caught our attention. This week we're discussing Jeff Bezos of Amazon and his purchase of the Washington Post, Apple getting a 5 year ban for price fixing, NSA keeping congress uninformed and denying requests for information, CBS and Time Warner Cable taking their dispute online, and a Japanese toilet with Bluetooth vulnerabilities. This and more all on today's episode, Hack the Toilet.
- Jeff Bezos, CEO and founder of Amazon, has bought the Washington Post for $250 million.
- Apple faces 5-year ban for e-book price rigging conspiracy
- Members of Congress are being denied access to basic information about NSA
- A dispute between CBS and Time Warner Cable over retransmission fees for its broadcast content has spilled over onto the web, with a blackout of television programming also being extended to CBS’ online properties.
- CBS says Time Warner Cable a la carte proposal is 'a sham'
- Japanese toilet users vulnerable to Bluetooth bidet assaults
- A security advisory from researchers at Trustwave.