CNET News Daily Podcast: Muziic faces the music

A 15-year-old boy and his dad come up with a music service that uses tunes from YouTube clips. What are some of the challenges they could face?

Muziik is a new free music service --started by a 15-year-old and his dad--that uses music from YouTube clips. CNET News intern Erik Palm talks to reporter Greg Sandoval about how it works and what some of the obstacles could be.

Plus, the mother of another 15-year-old boy has sued Apple because her son's 16GB iPod Touch allegedly blew up in his pants pocket, leaving him burned.

This, and more of the day's headlines, on Friday's CNET News Daily Podcast.
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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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