Jeremy Irish, co-founder and CEO of Groundspeak in the KIRO-FM studios. (Erynn Rose photo)

This week on the GeekWire radio show and podcast, we talk about the UW football team’s use of high-tech cameras to gain a competitive edge; the Justice Department’s move to block the AT&T/T-Mobile merger; Amazon.com’s new Kindle feature for asking authors questions from inside books; and the second life for the HP TouchPad.

Our guest in the studio is Jeremy Irish, the co-founder and CEO of Seattle-based Groundspeak, the company behind geocaching.com, who talks about the rise of these high-tech treasure hunts.

And in our final segment we give the answer to last week’s Name That Tech Tune challenge, announce the winner, and try to stump you with a new sound, for a chance to win tickets to the upcoming Maelstrom International Fantastic Film Festival in Seattle.

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Show Notes: Headlines and links related to the topics we discussed … 

UW football’s secret weapon: Helmet-mounted QB cams

Justice Department sues to block AT&T’s $39 billion purchase of T-Mobile

New Kindle @author feature lets readers ask writers questions from inside their books

HP on the $99 TouchPad: Don’t call us, we’ll call you

From outer space to the ocean floor, Geocaching.com now boasts more than 1.5 million hidden treasures

Groundspeak web site, @GoGeocaching on Twitter, history of the company.

Answer to last week’s Name that Tech Tune: Motorola StarTAC.

This week’s Name that Tech Tune: Do you know this ’80s movie sound?

More info on the Maelstrom International Fantastic Film Festival.

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