CNET News Daily Podcast: Steve Fossett's undersea secret
Adventurer was working on a project to get to the bottom of the ocean; Apple vehemently denies a rumor started on a citizen journalist site; and a new launch date for the European atom smasher.
In addition to a legacy of adventure and entrepreneurship, Steve Fossett leaves behind a top secret project he'd been working on. He had bought ahe hoped would take him to the bottom of the Mariana Trench, lower than any point on Earth humans have gone. Reporter Daniel Terdiman joins today's podcast to talk about the project and where it goes from here.
Apple is strongly denying a rumor posted on CNN's iReport page thatthis morning. iReport is a citizen journalism section of CNN, where people can submit their own news stories. CNN has removed the post in question, but the report caused a sharp drop in Apple's stock price before company representatives were able to deny the charge.
Also in this podcast, Windows XP gets another lifeline, a date has been set for the Large Hadron Collider to be turned on again, and we look at which gadgets at Ceatec might actually make it into the real world.
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