The Eurocast welcomes academic and author Aleks Krotoski to the show today to discuss Oscar selfies, Bitcoin drama and Facebook drones. This episode arrives direct from the thriving and cacaphonous heart of London, so please excuse the occasional lorry rumble or siren blast, and as our guest is wont to say: don't panic! At least when it comes to the web, and what doesn't these days? So grab those ear goggles, settle in and get clicking at the streaming links below to catch the latest edition of the Engadget Eurocast.

Hosts: Dan Cooper, James Trew

Guest: Aleks Krotoski

Producer: Jon Turi

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01:02 - Samsung debuts its first Galaxy S5 ad during the Oscars
12:47 - UK patients' data uploaded to Google servers, serious privacy concerns ensue
25:27 - The Bitcoin drama continues: another exchange shuts down, while Overstock reports over $1 million in Bitcoin sales
34:45 - Facebook in talks to buy drone company, could battle Google's internet balloons
46:04 - Kickstarter marks $1 billion in crowdfunding pledges

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