Summary:

The year is starting off not with a bang, but more like buckshot as we got news on topics from shared cars to streaming TV to a famous blogger striking out on his own. We package it all together for your listening enjoyment.

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The first week of 2013 brought with it a wide array of news from around the tech world. Helping us sort it all out this week is Katie Fehrenbacher, who explains why Avis bought Zipcar, then Janko Roettgers gets inside Intel’s big TV plans, and finally, Mathew Ingram talks about how famous blogger Andrew Sullivan’s paid content move is a watershed moment (win or lose).

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Hosts: Chris Albrecht and Erica Ogg

0:00 – 10:38: Avis buys Zipcar

10:39 – 19:44 – Intel’s top secret TV box

19:45 – 32:06 – Andrew Sullivan goes solo

32:07 – 34:20 – Parting gifts

Mathew likes the Save Publishing bookmarklet

Erica loves the Fantastical calendar app

And Chris was inspired by the WTF Podcast interview with Adam Schelsinger of Fountains of Wayne

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RoadMap re-run, our talk with Instagram’s Kevin Systrom

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Holiday Gadget Gift Guide

War Tweets, Google TV and Nexus 4

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Election Dissection, Ditching DSL and Dumping the iPad

Sandy’s Social, Infrastructure Impact and Forstall

Windows 8 Surfaces, and disruption eruption

iPad Mini, iMac gets skinny

Boxee Cloud DVR, Apple Rumors and Chromebook

Commutist interview: Joy of X author Steven Strogatz

Commutist podcast: Patent trolls, Costco ban and Passbook’s home run

Commutist, meet Nerdist, and interview with Chris Hardwick

T-Metro, Broadband Caps, Remembering Steve Jobs

Apple’s iO-Mess, Dirty Data Centers and Tesla

News from the Mobilize Conference

Paul Tough: How Children Succeed and what you can learn from them

The iPhone 5 Event

Come on, Kindle, Light My 4G Fire

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