CNET News Daily Podcast: Recession hits home

The recession hits home, Facebook employees can't sell stock after all, and the BlackBerry Storm gets an update.

In Friday's podcast, corporate raider Carl Icahn recently bought up a lot more stock in his one-time target Yahoo, Facebook employees' internal stock sale gets derailed, Conde Nast cuts back plans for some new Web sites, and the BlackBerry Storm gets an update. Also, as part of an ongoing series about how the recession is affecting the tech industry, CNET News takes a look at how a recently laid-off IT consultant and his family are coping.


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Today's stories:

Icahn goes bargain basement hunting

Facebook delays plan to let employees sell stock

Report: Conde Nast putting site launches on hold

U.K.'s DNA database violates rights, courts say

Verizon officially rolls out BlackBerry Storm update

After a layoff, a family learns to cope

Photos: Electric vehicles, past, present, and future

About the author

Erica Ogg is a CNET News reporter who covers Apple, HP, Dell, and other PC makers, as well as the consumer electronics industry. She's also one of the hosts of CNET News' Daily Podcast. In her non-work life, she's a history geek, a loyal Dodgers fan, and a mac-and-cheese connoisseur.

 

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