CNET News Daily Podcast: Google's shiny new 'Chrome'

Google unveils its new Web browser (and updates Apps and Picasa); Malaysian bloggers brace for government crackdown; and new iPods are expected next Tuesday.

The news today is all about Google's new Web browser, dubbed Chrome. We've got screenshots, an early review, and analysis of what the move means all compiled here.

Also in this podcast: Political bloggers and commentators in Malaysia are bracing for a government crackdown after one controversial portal was blocked by all 19 of the country's Internet service providers; Apple has officially set a date for its next big music-related news event, where new iPods are expected to be announced; and how the Republican National Convention got wired.

Listen now: Download today's podcast

Today's stories:

Google 'starting from scratch' with own browser, Chrome

Complete coverage: Meet Chrome, Google's shiny new browser

Video added to Google Apps

Revamped Picasa site knows your face

With site block, Malaysia seems to break promise

Apple makes September 9 iPod event official

Another tour of duty for iRobot

$34.5 million of real money spent annually on Facebook virtual goods

Republicans wire up convention center

Celebrities get their chance to make 'Spore' creatures

Vote in the 'Spore' creature contest here

About the author

Jennifer Guevin is managing editor at CNET, overseeing the ever-helpful How To section, special packages, and front-page programming. As a writer, she gravitates toward science, quirky geek culture stories, robots, and food. In real life, she mostly just gravitates toward food.


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