CNET News Daily Podcast: New details about last Netflix outage

A surprising new use for Google Earth, and just how reliable is Netflix?

Netflix now says it has traced the causes of a system outage earlier this month --its longest ever--to a hardware glitch. CNET News reporter Greg Sandoval talks about what that information portends for the soundness of the movie delivery system.

And yet another use for Google Earth--determining which direction cows face!
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Today's stories:

Hewlett-Packard seals EDS deal

AT&T expands iPhone international data plans

'Tetris'-like iPhone app to be pulled

Drawings of Android phone revealed

Google launches free ad management tool

Google Earth shows cows point north

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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