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Is Google out to doom Microsoft Office? With its move into the spreadsheet business -- and an earlier acquisition of a word processing company -- Google is firing a very obvious shot across Microsoft's bow. What are its ambitions and how might Microsoft respond? Join Charles Cooper, Elinor Mills, Mike Ricciuti and Ina Fried as they debate on this week's edition of the CNET News.com Reporters' Roundtable.
After this week's big security flub at AOL, the answer to the privacy question is a lot less clear. Tune in to a discussion between Elinor Mills, Declan McCullagh and Charlie Cooper on this week's edition of the CNET News.com Reporters' Roundtable.
Rafe Needleman is joined by CNET security expert Elinor Mills in a discussion with Mint CEO Aaron Patzer, whose personal finance site is being acquired by Inuit. Rafe and Elinor grill Patzer on why he sold the company, the future of Quicken, and the security of users' financial data on his service.
Beyond all the glitz, gadgets and gizmos, who were the big winners and big losers at this year's Electronic Entertainment Expo? Join Charlie Cooper, Jim Kerstetter, Ina Fried and Daniel Terdiman to learn the inside story during this week's CNET News.com Reporters' Roundtable.
In this first weekly roundtable videocast, CNET staffers discuss the good, the bad and the ugly in yet another busy week for Google. Participants, left to right are: Declan McCullagh, Elinor Mills, Kari Dean McCarthy, and Greg Sandoval.\r\n
In 1986, on a San Francisco beach, about 20 participants got together to burn an 8-foot structure of a man, and thus was born Burning Man. Twenty years later, the festival, which now takes place in the northern Nevada desert, is expected to attract some 35,000 people when it takes place next week. For some reason, Burning Man has occupied a special place in the hearts of techies. Join CNET News.com Charlie Cooper as he looks at why with Burning Man veterans Jennifer Guevin, Elinor Mills and Declan McCullagh during this week's edition of the CNET News.com Reporters' roundtable.\r\n\r\n
Burning Man video footage courtesy of www.dramainthedesert.com.
Facebook recently rolled out privacy changes and new data-sharing features. As usually happens when Facebook makes a privacy change, there was a swift and mighty backlash. Didn't Facebook learn from Beacon? To discuss Facebook's latest moves, Rafe Needleman is joined by CNET's Declan McCullagh and by Kara Swisher from All Things Digital.
Google has launched a calendar application linked to e-mail. This will compete with services from Yahoo and software from Microsoft. CNET News.com's Elinor Mills looks at some features of Google Calendar.
At DemoFall 2006 in San Diego, CNET's Rafe Needleman spoke with Be Here CEO Stephen Von Rump about the company's upcoming video conference phone system TotalView. Touted as a cheaper, every \r\ncompany's alternative to Microsoft's upcoming Roundtable, it sports a full 360-degree view with only one lens.