The TWIA crew are brought together in Smithy's place where all of us can have a great view of the Singapore city landscape. With wine and pizza, the crew discussed the news that dominate the Asian landscape – first with everything on Blackberry and their run-ins with the governments of Saudi Arabia and India, some thoughts on recent events from Mark Hurd's resignation from HP to Google-Verizon's Net Neutrality proposal and our friends in Hackerspace Hong Kong.
- RIM's run in with Saudi Arabia, India and Russia for the Blackberry: In the three kingdoms world between iPhone, Android and Blackberry, the secure server for RIM now gets requests from different governments that they need a local server.
- Thoughts on the resignation of Mark Hurd from HP and how it might impact Palm.
- FlutterScape gets $100k in seed funding: They raised 0.5M and is a e-commerce site set up by an Indonesian founder in Japan. We chat about what Flutterscape is about and make a guess who might be the possible investor.
- Google, Verizon and the Net Neutrality issue: With a big wildfire spreading across
US tech pundits on the Google-Verizon proposal on net neutrality, the panel discussed the impact that it might have on Asia. Of course, we have also Facebook playing the nice guy for a change.
- Boot.HK: We have a brief discussion about the Hackerspace in Hong Kong.
- Events: BlinkBl-nk 6, TenCube party & Blackberry Developer Event.
Note that the show ends at 48th minute.