Feeds

Speaking in Tech: Really... $19bn. For WhatsApp?

'Member when you worried about kids posting naked selfies on Facebook?

  • alert
  • submit to reddit

Top 5 reasons to deploy VMware with Tegile

Podcast

speaking_in_tech Greg Knieriemen podcast enterprise

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week, Greg, Eddie and Sarah are all together and chew the fat about Mobile World Congress, Carl Icahn's effect on business and THAT Facebook post which cost a family $80,000.

Next week's episode will be recorded as a special Google+ Hangout with a great lineup of guests - stay tuned, folks!

This week we discuss...

  • 100th Episode Special next week (1:15)
  • Eddie harasses United Airlines employees (5:05)
  • Mobile World Congress recap (7:50)
  • Coolest gadget at Mobile World Congress last week? iPhone case with e-ink (9:00)
  • New mobile phones lack wow, Samsung announces Galaxy S5, LG shows off G Flex (10:27)
  • The internet of things, wearable devices and the Pebble (13:10)
  • Tech bubble: Zuckerberg says WhatsApp worth more than $19bn (19:45)
  • Mobile monetisation of developing world countries (23:10)
  • Oscar selfies, "Travoltifying" your name and breaking Twitter (26:10)
  • Over-hyped bacon (30:10)
  • PaaS kerfuffle, Cloud Foundry announces partner ecosystem (31:30)
  • Piston Cloud and RedHat bump heads (36:50)
  • Moshe Yanai returns with Infinidat – XIV done right... which was Symmetrix done right (39:37)
  • Carl Icahn vs Marc Andreessen (44:30)
  • Update on Dell transition (46:16)
  • Enterprise tech vs consumer tech engagement (49:27)
  • Daughter's Facebook post costs dad $80,000 (51:40)
  • Pope drops F-bomb (53:04)

Listen with the Reg player below, or download here.

Speaking in Tech: Episode

Podcast Subscriber Links

Subscribe through iTunes
Subscribe through Google
Subscribe through Stitcher

Feed URL for other podcast tools – Juice, Zune, et cetera: http://nekkidtech.libsyn.com/rss

Beginner's guide to SSL certificates

More from The Register

next story
Facebook, Apple: LADIES! Why not FREEZE your EGGS? It's on the company!
No biological clockwatching when you work in Silicon Valley
Lords take revenge on REVENGE PORN publishers
Jilted Johns and Jennies with busy fingers face two years inside
Yes, yes, Steve Jobs. Look what I'VE done for you lately – Tim Cook
New iPhone biz baron points to Apple's (his) greatest successes
Happiness economics is bollocks. Oh, UK.gov just adopted it? Er ...
Opportunity doesn't knock; it costs us instead
Ex-US Navy fighter pilot MIT prof: Drones beat humans - I should know
'Missy' Cummings on UAVs, smartcars and dying from boredom
Sysadmin with EBOLA? Gartner's issued advice to debug your biz
Start hoarding cleaning supplies, analyst firm says, and assume your team will scatter
Edward who? GCHQ boss dodges Snowden topic during last speech
UK spies would rather 'walk' than do 'mass surveillance'
YARR! Pirates walk the plank: DMCA magnets sink in Google results
Spaffing copyrighted stuff over the web? No search ranking for you
prev story

Whitepapers

Forging a new future with identity relationship management
Learn about ForgeRock's next generation IRM platform and how it is designed to empower CEOS's and enterprises to engage with consumers.
Why and how to choose the right cloud vendor
The benefits of cloud-based storage in your processes. Eliminate onsite, disk-based backup and archiving in favor of cloud-based data protection.
Three 1TB solid state scorchers up for grabs
Big SSDs can be expensive but think big and think free because you could be the lucky winner of one of three 1TB Samsung SSD 840 EVO drives that we’re giving away worth over £300 apiece.
Reg Reader Research: SaaS based Email and Office Productivity Tools
Read this Reg reader report which provides advice and guidance for SMBs towards the use of SaaS based email and Office productivity tools.
Security for virtualized datacentres
Legacy security solutions are inefficient due to the architectural differences between physical and virtual environments.