The 404 1,113: Where there's a ghost in the wires (podcast)

Leaked from today's 404 episode:

- Restaurant offers a 5 percent discount to eat without your phone.

- China is building an army of noodle-making robots.

- Melky Cabrera (SF Giants) created a fake Web site to explain failing drug tests.

- Infrared palm scanners at elementary school are the Mark of the Beast.

- Teenager uses fake ID with picture of Bobby Hill to buy alcohol at six different shops.… Read more

Giants' Cabrera created fake Web site to avoid drugs ban?

Sometimes those you admire can have a very soft underbelly.

My San Francisco Giants this week lost outfielder Melky Cabrera to a 50-game drug suspension. His testosterone was elevated, so it was said. The Melkman seemed to have poured the cream of his career down the drain.

Couldn't he find an elevated reason to get out of the suspension, cynical, loving fans cried? This is what appeared to work for the Milwaukee Brewers' Ryan Braun, who found a loophole in the chain-of-evidence rules.

Today, allegations have emerged that Cabrera and some of his associates may have used to Web … Read more

Buzz Out Loud 1582: The Dickensian drama of the music services world (Podcast)

BOL's Special Counsel Gil Cabrera joins us to break down the mobile apps privacy protections (meh), the Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights and the "Do Not Track" button. He's kind of a buzz kill. Also, poor little T-Mobile is losing customers, Microsoft's most unprofessional legal lawyer ever writes a great blog post, and Nilay Patel buzzkills Pinterest and Molly is worried big time. Plus, another installment of "Into It/Not Into It" returns!

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Buzz Out Loud 1563: A Nexus, Razr and a Lytro. It's the tech trifecta! (Podcast)

VidBlogger Nation's founder Marc Scarpa joins us to talk about his Social TV Network and the rise of new media. Buzz Out Loud's own legal advisor Gil Cabrera joins us to talk about Samsung and its reach for something, anything in their patent battles with Apple. Guess what, they aren't winning. But you know who IS winning? Steve Ballmer. It's Gadgets Galore with the Samsung Nexus, Droid Razr and the Lytro camera. Which one is Molly going to buy?

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