CNET News Daily Podcast: Facing a recession, tech puts on its game face

It's confirmed: we're in a recession. The people and companies that make up the tech industry long ago figured that one out. Here's how they're dealing with it.

As if we didn't know it already, the National Bureau of Economic Research has officially confirmed that the economy is in a recession. So heading into the new year, how will technology fare in what is an increasingly uncertain era? CNET News on Tuesday begins the first of a multipart series on how the recession is affecting the industry and its people. Jim Kerstetter kicks off the series with an overview.

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Today's stories:

Gawker Media's rolling layoffs continue

Ford acclerates electric-vehicle plans

Yahoo stock rises on new acquisition report

Ning puts the handcuffs on porno networks

Vietnamese security firm: Your face is easy to fake

IBM to start-up: Industry vet responds to recession


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