Watch TWiST News Roundtable with Adeo Ressi and Ryan Block Live at 1pm PT

[ Adeo Ressi and Ryan Block. ]

Today on This Week in Startups, tune in for a special News Roundtable live from CNET in San Francisco with Adeo Ressi of the Founder Institute, gdgt co-founder Ryan Block and Erik Lanigan, journalist and former This Week in Tech host, who will read the news. 

Adeo is the founding member of TheFunded, an online community of 17K CEOs, and runs the Founder Institute mentoring program that helps entrepreneurs in 30 cities worldwide. 

Ryan helped start consumer electronics and personal technology Q&A site gdgt in 2008 shortly after leaving his position as editor of Engadget, though he still holds the role of Editor Emeritus at Engadget.

Erik, formerly of TWiT, left the company in December after "wrongful termination...and subsequent slander by Leo Laporte on his broadcasts," Erik recently wrote on his blog

Host Jason Calacanis, Adeo, Ryan and Erik will discuss news topics of the week like Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos possibly taking on Netflix with a standalone, subscription-based video service, Boxee bringing live TV to the Boxee Box, Airbnb's tremendous growth and more.  If you want to vote any of the topics for discussion up or down, visit the Ranker page.

Watch TWiST #227 live here at 1pm PT or join the chat on,Ustream,YouTube Live or Chill. Also, be sure to subscribe to the TWiST audio and video podcasts in iTunes.