CNET News Daily Podcast: Living in an Android world--and beyond

Taking Android beyond cell phones; Microsoft shares the wealth; and SanDisk hopes for a hit with SlotMusic.

On Tuesday, after months of expectation, T-Mobile will deliver the first phone to use Google's Android operating system. CNET News' Stephen Shankland explains how the announcement may trigger a new round of product debuts--extending beyond the realm of cell phones.

Financial markets may be melting down--sorry, no end to the jitters just yet, folks--but if you're a Microsoft shareholder, there's some good news.

CNET editor Scott Ard explains the pros and cons of SanDisk's announcement of a new physical music format dubbed SlotMusic that's essentially an entire album placed on a MicroSD compact memory card.


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Today's stories:

Tuesday phone debut is first salvo in Android war

Microsoft announces $40 billion stock buyback

FBI searches apartment of alleged Palin hacker

Robot prototypes battle for cash prize in Singapore

McAfee offers $465 million for Secure Computing

SanDisk, record labels announce new music format

 

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