CNET News Daily Podcast: Google in China, lasers, Computer Geek Barbie

Sergey Brin says censorship in China worsened after the 2008 Olympics, the Pentagon used lasers to destroy a missile in flight, and Barbie updates her resume.

A Google co-founder speaks about the China censorship issue at TED, the European Commission is close to approving the Microsoft-Yahoo deal, Google tweaks Buzz, and Barbie gets a geek makeover.

Podcast




Today's stories:

Google's Brin offers no hint at China resolution

Report: EU to approve Microsoft-Yahoo search deal

Google tweaks Buzz privacy settings

Airborne laser zaps in-flight missile

That 'P' in PHP stands for pink: It's Nerd Barbie!

About the author

Erica Ogg is a CNET News reporter who covers Apple, HP, Dell, and other PC makers, as well as the consumer electronics industry. She's also one of the hosts of CNET News' Daily Podcast. In her non-work life, she's a history geek, a loyal Dodgers fan, and a mac-and-cheese connoisseur.

 

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