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12/01/2013

The Big Issue founder, John Bird, talks to Chris about the killing of two vendors, stabbed to death in Birmingham city centre during Friday's rush hour. Also in the show, Tech news live from Las Vegas - the world's biggest showcase for gadgets, Podcasters Helen Zaltzman and Olly Mann look at the debate between free speech and causing offence on twitter Steve Fowler, the Editor in Chief of Autoexpress, on why it doesn't matter if you're able to change a tyre or not - because your new car may not even have a spare one... and Guy Cocker, the Editor of the Gamespot website is here, to talk about how a father in China hired contract killers to bump off his son's online character in the game World of Warcraft.

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Sat 12 Jan 2013 20:00

Viva Las Vegas....

Viva Las Vegas....
We have not one, but two of our experts, taking a break from spending their wages on the fruit machines in Las Vegas, to tell us all about the world's biggest tech fair - the Consumer Electronics Show, held every January in Nevada. T3s Dan Maudsley has grown a pair of widescreen eyes to cope with the array of giant TV sets he's seen there. He'll also be looking at how your microwave will soon be talking to your fridge and your cooker (behind your back).     

Olly Mann is also in Vegas, while Helen Zaltzman's decided to keep Chris Warburton company back here in blighty. The podcasters will be looking at the debate between free speech and causing offence on twitter, and the man who set a dating honey-trap, to find the person who stole his smartphone.

Steve Fowler, the Editor in Chief of Autoexpress, is here, to talk about the car tech at CES, how the car industry's health is picking up, and why it doesn't matter if you're able to change a tyre or not - your new car may not even have a spare one...

Also on the show, Guy Cocker, the Editor of the Gamespot website is here, to talk about how a father in China hired contract killers to bump off his son's online character in the game World of Warcraft, and as always, Guy's game choices of the week.