Daily Debrief: Microsoft's missteps Video
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.
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?
In Tuesday's edition of the Daily Debrief, CNET News' Kara Tsuboi and Ina Fried discuss the new and improved Microsoft Zune. Funny, it looks and is priced awfully similar to Apple's iPod Nano, but offers the ability to connect to a handful of services via Wi-Fi. Are the updates enough to chip into Apple's dominance in the MP3 market?
Although Windows 7 is still months away from a public release, word on the street is that Microsoft's new OS is only marginally different from Vista. CNET senior writer Ina Fried got her hands on a prebeta laptop with Windows 7 and shares her first impressions with Kara Tsuboi on this edition of the Daily Debrief.
Quarter after quarter, Apple seems to roll out its strategy of under-promising and then ultimately over-delivering. In Tuesday's edition of the Daily Debrief, CNET News reporters Kara Tsuboi and Tom Krazit discuss the Q2 earnings report and what product revisions Apple will release in the second half of 2008. Here's a hint: hold off on buying that MacBook or iPod Touch.
In Monday's edition of the Daily Debrief, CNET's Kara Tsuboi and Tom Krazit discuss the long-awaited Google smartphone. Google is not making the hardware, but rather, the operating system called Android, which will be compatible with a number of manufacturers and carriers. The FCC has just green-lighted maker HTC for a November release.
In Wednesday's edition of the Daily Debrief, CNET News.com's Kara Tsuboi and Stephen Shankland discuss Mozilla's record-breaking launch of its updated browser, Firefox 3. Also, News.com readers weigh in on how and why Firefox developed such a cult following.
It runs Apple's Mac OS X Leopard, but doesn't look anything like an Apple computer and certainly doesn't come with an Apple price tag. On Monday's edition of the Daily Debrief, CNET News.com's Kara Tsuboi and Tom Krazit discuss Psystar's open computer and how in the world the real Apple hasn't caught on yet.
On the CNET News Daily Debrief, Kara Tsuboi and Daniel Terdiman discuss the next game from legendary designer Will Wright. Spore is just a few weeks from launch, and anticipation has rarely been higher for a new title.
In Tuesday's edition of the Daily Debrief, CNET's Kara Tsuboi and Stephen Shankland discuss the newly released Lightroom 2.0. It's the latest photo-editing software from Photoshop maker Adobe, and it's geared toward photo enthusiasts who need help editing and, most importantly, organizing their pictures.