TDS #82: Michael and David Apply at Microsoft and Pied Piper

Here's what Michael and David talk about during the show:

  • Microsoft not betting on cash cows. Joining other companies for far out visions. (story)
  • Grooveshark shuts down and apologizes (story)
  • Secret is out. Whisper hits 10 Million users (story) (story)
  • Here come the telepresence robots (story)          
  • The successful podcast advertising model (story)
  • OUR SPONSOR: IGLOO SOFTWARE – Get your free trial with code “Teardown”
  • Anatomy of a Podcast Ad  (story)
  • You can now play old video games in-tweet (story)
  • Advice about journalism that's good for everyone (story)
  • Elon Musk's home battery is the biggest thing in tech  (story)
  • Mad Max: Fury Road NOT a CGI spectacular (In Wired magazine this month)
  • Letterman talks about his 33 years on TV to the NYT  (story)
  • Hulu pays $160 million for "Seinfeld" licensing deal  (story)
  • Pied Piper is hiring  (story)
  • Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt on Netflix
  • Supermensch (On IMDB and Netflix)
  • All the Ken Block Gymkana videos. Unbelievable driving. (Watch)

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