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Tech News Today 1561: Hovering Slurpees

Tech News Today 1561: Hovering Slurpees

Host: Megan Morrone
Guests: Scott Hanselman, Alex Kantrowitz
It appears that Yahoo's search for a suitor is nearing its bitter end. Sources report that a sale of Yahoo's search business to Verizon is imminent. This doesn't come as much of a surprise. We've all read the leaks and speculation and Verizon has been a front-runner for a while, due in part to its massive pile of cash and its ability and desire to patch together a digital media empire along with its purchase of AOL. Seems like a game of Monopoly to us. Fresh off yesterday's announcement of a phone case that stops government surveillance, NSA Whistleblower Edward Snowden appeared at a secret Comic-Con screening of the film Snowden by Oliver Stone. The New York Times reports that internet celebrity Jack Johnson has been hacking his fans accounts. How? He asked for their credentials and tens of thousands of them complied. The YouTube and Vine star then left funny videos on the fans Twitter account, playing keyboard, doing somers