CNET News Daily Podcast: Partisan politics complicate energy proposals

A difference of opinion over carbon cap-and-trade systems is at the heart of debate over two proposed energy bills; Mozilla releases a Firefox 3 update; Microsoft unveils its answer to Google AdSense; and Second Life gets an adult-oriented continent.


CNET News editor Michelle Meyers talks with reporter Stephanie Condon about how a difference of opinion over carbon cap-and-trade systems is complicating the debate over two proposed energy bills. Also in this podcast: Mozilla releases a Firefox 3 update; Microsoft unveils its answer to Google AdSense; and Second Life gets a new continent devoted exclusively to adult-oriented content. Get those stories and more on today's daily news podcast.


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Today's stories:

Partisan discord weighs down energy policy

Bartz lights fire under Yahoo engineers

AMD reports loss, cautious on PC sales

Firefox 3.0.9 targets 12 security vulnerabilities

Finjan finds botnet of 1.9 million infected computers

RSA 2009: Security pros stay on message

Microsoft opens up its answer to Google AdSense

Face recognition comes to Flickr

Photos: NASA's biggest advances for Earth

CNET's green guide

Second Life cracks whip on adult content

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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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