CNET News Daily Podcast: Microsoft's patent appeal denied

A quick rundown of the day's headlines, including a new cybersecurity chief at the White House, a legal loss for Microsoft, and a win for online retailers.

A quick rundown of Tuesday's headlines, including a new cybersecurity chief at the White House, a legal loss for Microsoft, and a weather-related win for online retailers.

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Today's stories:

White House appoints cybersecurity chief

Microsoft loses Word patent appeal, will change code

Snowstorm blankets Web with high shopping traffic

LG, RIM top Apple in number of phone users

Report: FBI investigating Citibank cyberattack

Yahoo shutting down for the holidays

Mom calls cops for help with son's gaming addiction

About the author

Leslie Katz, Crave's senior editor, heads up a team that covers the most crushworthy (and wackiest) tech, science, and culture around. As a co-host of the now-retired CNET News Daily Podcast, she was sometimes known to channel Terry Gross and still uses her trained "podcast voice" to bully the speech recognition software on automated customer service lines. E-mail Leslie.

 

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