On this week’s GeekWire radio show and podcast, we analyze Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer’s booming response to the question of whether he should resign, serve up some behind-the-scenes tidbits from Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s visit to Seattle, and assess the impact of the new Google+ social networking service, unveiled this week by the search giant.

Joining us in the studio to talk about the latest in the Internet search business is Rand Fishkin, the CEO of SEOmoz, the Seattle-based search engine optimization software company. We also give the answer to last week’s Name that Tech Tune contest, and name the winners.

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Stories and links related to this week’s show:

Rand Fishkin in the KIRO studios. (Erynn Rose photo)

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Steve BallmerMicrosoft doesn’t need to replace Ballmer as much as it needs to replace GatesAudio: Microsoft’s Ballmer gives a bellowing response to calls for his dismissal

Mark Zuckerberg: Facebook’s Zuckerberg on Seattle: ‘There’s so many good engineers up here’Zuckerberg: Movies, TV, books next in line for social disruption

Google+: The Google+ rollout on Android and iPhone, comparedGoogle+ vs. Facebook, just in time for that FTC inquiry.

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Answer to last week’s Name that Tech Tune contest: Dig Dug. Congrats to our winners, Grace Cular Yee and Austin Wilson, selected at random from the pool of correct answers to receive some limited-edition GeekWire merchandise. Thanks to everyone who played.

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