CNET News Daily Podcast: Virtualization may be moving mainstream

The era in which virtualization directly affects people beyond corporate IT departments may be on its way.

If you're not affiliated with corporate data centers, you probably haven't given much thought to the term virtualization. But the era in which virtualization directly affects us regular folk may be on its way. CNET News reporter Stephen Shankland, who attended VMWare's VMworld conference in San Francisco this week, explains.

That and other headlines of the day on Friday's CNET News Daily Podcast.


Today's stories:

Microsoft reports attacks using IIS vulnerability

Kai-Fu Lee leaving Google

Google tweaking Android Market

Amazon apologizes for deleting Kindle e-books

IBM plunges into the 'smart grid for water'

Photos: Mars orbiter's abstract impressions

Get ready for virtualization to affect you, too

Restoration starts on one of oldest computers

Frankencamera is open source, runs on Linux

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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