CNET News Daily Podcast: Cutting through a security hairball

Security holes proliferate, Microsoft search idea panned, and tech start-ups gather to buck up.

Maybe it's something in the air but a myriad of security concerns surfaced, seemingly all at once, on Thursday. CNET News' Elinor Mills sits down with Kara Tsuboi to talk about one aspect... Apple and other music retailers won't have to pay higher royalty rates...On a day when the stock market again wilted, there's still optimism among some tech start-ups.

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Today's stories:

To encrypt or not to encrypt

Ceatec companies feel the credit crunch

Analyst sees desperation in Microsoft SearchPerks

Obama releases iPhone recruiting, campaign tool

Nintendo says more Wiis available for holiday season

500,000 G1 phones expected to sell in quarter

TCP flaws puts Web sites at risk

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