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Traveling internationally with computer equipment requires more security precautions than you might think. On Thursday's Daily Debrief, CNET's Kara Tsuboi and Elinor Mills discuss a recent airport incident involving famed hacker Kevin Mitnick, as well as lessons to be gleaned for travelers with sensitive data to protect.
In Wednesday's edition of the Daily Debrief, CNET News.com's Kara Tsuboi and Ina Fried discuss this latest round of talks between the two companies. Comparing them to a pair of teenagers trying to figure out if they like each other, Fried explains who's more desperate for the other's company.
In two weeks, Apple fans will finally be able to get their hands on the iPhone 3G. In Friday's edition of the Daily Debrief, CNET News.com's Kara Tsuboi and Tom Krazit discuss the phone's new activation process and other rumors swirling around out there in the blogosphere.
In Wednesday's edition of the Daily Debrief, CNET's Kara Tsuboi and Robert Vamosi discuss the latest exchange of cyberattacks between warring countries Russia and Georgia. As Vamosi points out, there's been a handful of such attacks over the last decade: during the Kosovo conflict in the late '90s, between Russia and other former Soviet nations, and even during the 2002 Winter Olympics.
In Friday's edition of the Daily Debrief, CNET News.com's Kara Tsuboi and Jim Kerstetter discuss the digital retouching of classic film The Godfather. Hear exactly what director Francis Ford Coppola requested from the technicians cleaning up his masterpiece.
If you're planning on waiting in line for a new iPhone 3G on Friday, there are some key items to bring along--aside from snacks and amusements. In Wednesday's edition of the Daily Debrief, CNET News' Kara Tsuboi and Tom Krazit discuss what you can expect in the purchase process, and what a few early reviewers had to say about the phone.
In Friday's edition of the Daily Debrief, CNET reporters Kara Tsuboi and Stephen Shankland discuss what could go down at this year's annual Yahoo shareholder meeting. Angry revolt against CEO Jerry Yang's compensation package? Gripes about the yo-yo-ing share price? One thing's for sure: it's not going to be your typical snoozer meeting.
In Thursday's edition of the Daily Debrief, CNET'S Kara Tsuboi and Ina Fried discuss Fried's upcoming special report, "Borders of Computing." Earlier this year, Fried traveled to Brazil and Colombia to observe the role technology plays in the lives of average South Americans.
On Monday's edition of the Daily Debrief, Kara Tsuboi and Dawn Kawamoto of CNET News discuss both Carl Icahn's and Microsoft's long-running pursuit of the company and the latest move to oust Yahoo's board.
Of all the announcements to come out of Microsoft's Professional Developer Conference in Los Angeles, Webware Editor Rafe Needleman is most excited about the company's version of Google Docs. On this Daily Debrief, he explains to CNET's Kara Tsuboi why he's pleased to see a competitor to Google's free, shareable, Web-based program and why Microsoft's entry to the market could be timed just right.