CNET News Daily Podcast: Sony chief takes on more responsibility

Sir Howard Stringer consolidates his power, BlackBerrys heat up in Japan, and Google gets geeky on Twitter.


Today's headlines from CNET News: Sir Howard Stringer adds to his titles of chairman and CEO; NTT DoCoMo says there's a problem with BlackBerrys it's selling in Japan; Android developers stage mini-revolt; Obama's budget includes money for criticized cybersecurity projects; and more.


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Today's stories:

Sony's Stringer consolidates power

BlackBerry Bold sales suspended in Japan

Bleak week for memory chipmakers

Obama's budget blueprint enhances cybersecurity

Paid Android apps blocked on developer phones

Do tech hopefuls still need Demo?

Eager hordes flock to Google's Twitter account

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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