Daily Debrief: The 'her' behind BlogHer Video
When the Olympic Games begin in Beijing on August 8, fans will have more access and options than ever before for watching their favorite sports online. On Thursday's edition of the Daily Debrief, CNET's Kara Tsuboi and Ina Fried discuss the new technology behind the streaming video and live blogging.
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.
On Thursday's edition of the Daily Debrief, CNET's Kara Tsuboi and Ina Fried discuss Microsoft's latest advertising campaign, which not so subtly targets Apple's mocking "I'm a Mac" ads. Don't expect to see Jerry Seinfeld, though, in the new television spots, premiering Thursday evening.
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.
On Tuesday's edition of the Daily Debrief, CNET News' Kara Tsuboi and Ina Fried discuss the day's Microsoft news. The good includes the pricing for the company's new, pay-as-you-go business apps for the Web. The bad is the launch (or lack thereof) of its Vista Compatibility Center, incongruously introduced 18 months after the release of Vista.
This fall, smartphone veteran Palm will release the Treo Pro, its latest and long-awaited offering, into the crowded market. In Wednesday's edition of the Daily Debrief, CNET's Kara Tsuboi and Senior Editor Bonnie Cha discuss what consumers can expect from this sleek, updated model and whether this handheld will help the company refresh its image.
In Thursday's Daily Debrief, CNET News.com's Kara Tsuboi and Dan Farber discuss the state of the company more than four months after Microsoft's takeover bid. What do all the recent staff departures mean and why hasn't Yahoo better articulated its plan to move forward?
On this edition of the Daily Debrief, CNET's Kara Tsuboi talks with senior writer Stephen Shankland about the constantly evolving features on Gmail, Google's Web-based e-mail program. From calendar modules to colored stars to quick access to your Google Docs, Shankland explains how the popular service is trying to become the one-stop shopping landing page to compete with Microsoft and Yahoo.
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.