Tech News Weekly Ep. 130 – Bitcoin Brouhaha 2-28-14
March 1, 2014•65 min
Andrew and John discuss the Samsung Galaxy S5 and Nokia X Android phone announcement from Mobile World Congress. Why is Nokia launching an Android phone? Netflix agrees to pay Comcast to help skip the middlemen. Does this go against open internet rules? Popular Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox files for bankruptcy protection. Should the US ban Bitcoin? Sony to shutter most of it's US stores. Did anyone shop at Sony stores? Ford may be looking to replace Microsoft with BlackBerry in new vehicles. Would such a move save BlackBerry? Also Facebook buys WhatsApp, Google announces plans to roll out Fiber to more cities, and T-Mobile gets an earful from BlackBerry's CEO.