The last week has seen a slew of high-level departures from Yahoo. What do they mean? CNET News.com reporter Stephen Shankland breaks down the executive exodus--or as he calls it, "execudos."
Plus, new numbers from metrics firm ComScore show that in May, the battle of the social-networking sites may have gained a new front-runner: Facebook. It appears to have surpassed longtime rival MySpace in worldwide unique visitors for the first time.
And be sure to tune in Monday, when News.com's Holly Jackson will talk to New York Post entertainment features writer Michael Kane about his … Read more
Greg Hoglund is no stranger to security. In the last few years, he's founded Bugscan, Cenzic, and HBGary, where he is currently CEO. He is also the co-author of Exploiting Software, Rootkits: Exploiting the Windows Kernel, and Exploiting Online Games. Hoglund has presented at numerous Black Hat Briefings and taught several training sessions there as well.
This week he stopped by the Security Bites studio for a conversation with CNET's Robert Vamosi on rookits, software vulnerabilities, and online gaming.Listen now: Download today's podcast
Though the first animal cloned successfully from an adult was done 12 years ago, the technology is still out of reach for non-scientists. That is, until now. News.com intern Holly Jackson had a chat with the CEO of BioArts, a biotech company auctioning off several opportunities to clone a pet dog. The first auction will start at $100,000, and the procedure isn't short on controversy.
Also in today's podcast: Yahoo tries out YMail.com, Jerry Yang takes a trip to Capitol Hill to quash any antitrust concerns surrounding its search ad partnership with Google, plus we … Read more
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YouTube's playing cute, but word is that the Google subsidiary is testing longer videos that would be more attractive to Madison Avenue. That would be a huge shift, and CNET News.com's Greg Sandoval explains why.
Philadelphia thought its nascent plan to build a city-wide Wi-Fi operation was going to be stillborn. But at the very last minute, a group of investors has emerged to take control.
News.com's Daniel Terdiman continues his tech tour of the southern U.S., and he made a recent pit stop at the factory that makes the Corvette.Listen now: Download today's podcast … Read more
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On launch day, the Get Firefox site experienced an outage for at least an hour--just before Mozilla was expected to make the new version of its Web browser available for download. Reporter Stephen Shankland joined me in the podcast studio today to talk about what happened, and whether it'll affect Mozilla's goal to set a new software record.
About a dozen DNA companies have been issued cease-and-desist letters to stop selling their consumer genetic test kits. NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander finds a mysterious white substance in the Martian soil (Is anybody else channeling Jack Skellington after … Read more
Fair use and the blogosphere; Yahoo, the story that just won't die; and the end of an era for Windows XP.Listen now: Download today's podcast
A decision by the Associated Press to set clear standards on how much of one of its dispatches may be reproduced on the Web has led to a blogosphere controversy. CNET News.com's Holly Jackson spoke with Drudge Retort owner Rogers Cadenhead. For another perspective, Charlie Cooper chatted with News.com's editor in chief, Dan Farber.
Believe it or not, there's more news on the Yahoo front. This time … Read more