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This article was published on January 9, 2010


    The Next Web Podcast: Episode 5 – Petaoptics & Platforms

    The Next Web Podcast: Episode 5 – Petaoptics & Platforms
    Fawzi Rahal
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    Fawzi Rahal

    Based in Dubai, Fawzi Rahal is the Editor of The Next Web Middle East and Regional Communications Director at G2. Follow him via Twitter. Yo Based in Dubai, Fawzi Rahal is the Editor of The Next Web Middle East and Regional Communications Director at G2. Follow him via Twitter. You can reach Fawzi at [email protected].

    TNW-PodcastWhile we’re still in the holiday mood, we have a fiber-optics specialist on the show and we cannot agree on the next best mobile platform!

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    On today’s show: Fawzi Rahal (Dubai), Aleksander Grynis (Warsaw), Khaled AlSaleh (Dubai), Kristin Marshall (Seattle), Martin Bryant (Manchester),  and Ralf Rottmann (Dortmund). Our guest for tonight is Mazen Sahli, fiber optics specialist, from Corning.

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    In today’s episode:

    Announcing The Next Web Conference 2010 (fifth edition)
    Google’s Nexus One launch: everything you need to know in one list
    6 reasons why I’m dumping my iPhone for a Nokia N900
    Believe it or not: Avatar takes 1 petabyte of storage space, equivalent to a 32 YEAR long MP3.
    Apple Introduces Streaming Music Previews Without iTunes
    Project Natal Is Coming This Holiday, Will Work With Your Current Xbox
    The HP ‘Slate’ PC Is Coming Later This Year ‚Looks Like I Need One, No Sign of Courier, Sadly

    In the local news
    Dubai-based video game faces ban
    At the top of the tallest building in the world
    London Kickstarts an Open Data revolution
    Facebook climbing in Poland like no tomorrow!VP of Facebook EMEA Blake Chandlee is in Warsaw on Tuesday (will be covered by TNW Poland)

    Also, find out your local Facebook stats by creating a dummy ad