CNET News Daily Podcast: AOL's spot in the Microhoo saga

AOL gets dragged into the Microsoft-Yahoo drama, and some members of MobileMe are getting a consolation prize.

Recent rumors have been swirling that both Microsoft and Yahoo are revving up talks with AOL. But how does this relate to the long-running Microhoo drama? CNET News intern Holly Jackson checks in with reporter Dawn Kawamoto.

And following last week's MobileMe migration glitches, some members of Apple's new service will get 30 days free as a we're-sorry gift from the company.


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Today's stories:

Yahoo and Microsoft step up Time Warner AOL discussions

Apple offers 30 days free to MobileMe customers

Lawyer sues Google over unfruitful ads

NY spammer hit with 30-month prison sentence

Ex-Samsung chairman convicted of tax evasion

Microsoft opens up Live Mesh

Report: New Kindle due in October

MTV's 'Soundtrack' jumps on stage

Saving money with solar tech

About the author

Leslie Katz, Crave's senior editor, heads up a team that covers the most crushworthy (and wackiest) tech, science, and culture around. As a co-host of the now-retired CNET News Daily Podcast, she was sometimes known to channel Terry Gross and still uses her trained "podcast voice" to bully the speech recognition software on automated customer service lines. E-mail Leslie.

 

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