CNET News Daily Podcast: Charting the rise and fall of a music start-up

CNET News reporter Greg Sandoval joins the podcast to talk about his multipart series on the once-promising music start-up SpiralFrog, which folded last year.

CNET News reporter Greg Sandoval joins the podcast to talk about his multipart series on the once-promising music start-up SpiralFrog, which folded last year as a result of factors including inexperienced and divided leadership, wild spending, and strategic missteps. He talks about what lessons the saga might hold for other start-ups.

That, plus other headlines of the day on Tuesday's CNET News Daily Podcast.

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Today's stories:

Chevy Volt to pull 230 mpg in city

Apple adds antiglare to 15-inch MacBook Pro

PayPal targets students, parents with debit cards

MLB beefs up Roku's rotation

Inside the short, troubled life of a music start-up

'Rapid tests' target STD-tropical disease combos

Red Hat celebrates its 10-year IPO anniversary

Kids' search terms: Sex, games, rock 'n' roll

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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