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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.
Sending e-mails or online shopping while orbiting the Earth in outer-space seems like the stuff of science fiction movies. But in this Daily Debrief, CNET's Kara Tsuboi and Rafe Needleman discuss how NASA is working to make these far-fetched ideas a reality.
San Francisco last month launched a new smartphone app that alerts people to available parking spots in the congested city. CNET's Kara Tsuboi takes the app for a test drive.
Those of us trekking to Las Vegas for the annual Consumer Electronics Show in January of 2009 will have a smaller show floor to explore. On this Daily Debrief, CNET's Kara Tsuboi and Erica Ogg discuss why companies are scaling down their exhibit space and if we can expect the same hoopla as in years past.
The technique is called wardriving, and it allows hackers to detect vulnerabilities in a retailer's wireless network in order to lift credit and debit card information. In Wednesday's edition of the Daily Debrief, CNET's Kara Tsuboi and Dan Farber discuss the latest charge against 11 people accused of this multinational crime.
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.
General Motors is hoping the Volt is the car to save the company and revolutionize the industry. But are consumers going to be willing to pay $40,000 for a sedan that looks like a Chevy Malibu and gets anywhere from 40 to 100 miles per gallon? On Wednesday's Daily Debrief, CNET's Kara Tsuboi and Brian Cooley discuss GM's electric offering that's still two years away from hitting showrooms.
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.
Hoping to put the Microsoft Zune's Wi-Fi capabilities to the test, CNET senior writer Ina Fried traipsed through the city of San Francisco in search of hot spots to download and stream music. On Monday's edition of the Daily Debrief with CNET's Kara Tsuboi, she explains her mixed results but still makes a case for the anti-iPod MP3 player.
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.