This week on Tech Weekly with Aleks Krotoski and Guardian technology editor Charles Arthur discuss profit warnings and dark clouds above the makers of Blackberry phones RIM (Research In Motion) and the announcement of a write down on the value of Microsoft’s online advertising service aQuantive. Also Aleks talks to the author Andrew Blum about his new book Tubes: Behind the Scenes at the Internet which sets out to explain what the internet is made of and why it’s important for us to think about how we purchase access to the web.
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Google and Sony launch push into smart TV, plus apps market Getjar and Microsoft’s mobile strategy with Windows 8 Presented by Charles Arthur and produced by Jason Phipps, with Stuart Dredge and Dan Catt
guardian.co.uk, Tuesday 26 June 2012 17.38 BST In this week’s edition of Tech Weekly presented by Charles Arthur, we look at the Google/Sony smart TV launch. Plus, Charles meets Ilja Laurs, the founder of Getjar.com, an apps market that is taking on Apple and Google. Ilja discusses his company and the future of virtual currencies and app markets. Charles is also joined by Guardian mobile and apps writer Stuart Dredge and Guardian programmer Dan Catt to discuss the launch of Microsoft’s tablet and mobile strategy with Windows 8, as well as discussing Le Web 2012 which took place recently in London.