CNET News Daily Podcast: Apple finally speaks up on iPhone 3G glitches

Apple breaks its silence on iPhone 3G glitches, and mark your calendars, Sims fans.

Apple has finally acknowledged the iPhone 3G reception issues being reported by consumers. CNET News reporter Tom Krazit talkes about what the company said, and whether the problems have been fixed.

Privacy is a big concern for many Web surfers, and it looks like Microsoft wants to capitalize on that interest by adding a safe-browsing mode to the next version of Internet Explorer.

Plus, mark your calendars, Sims fans. February 20, 2009, is the day The Sims 3 will debut.

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Today's stories:

Apple acknowledges iPhone 3G reception issues

Report: iPhone app crash fix coming next month

Microsoft, Novell expand Linux deal by up to $100 million

Microsoft planning IE privacy mode

Motorola's consumer handset chief resigns

Palm Treo Pro officially announced

PSP 3000: Another minor PSP upgrade

'Sims 3' coming on February 20

At IDF, Intel rallies its developers

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