CNET News Daily Podcast: Weak spots in the electrical grid

There have long been concerns over securing the power grid and other critical U.S. infrastructure, but those security issues are mounting. We look at the reasons.

There have long been concerns over securing the power grid and other critical U.S. infrastructure, but those security issues are mounting. CNET News reporter Elinor Mills explains why.

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


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Today's stories:

Service restored in Silicon Valley after fiber cut

IDC: Linux spending set to boom by 21 percent in 2009

Rescue shuttle prepped for trip to launch pad

Just how vulnerable is the electrical grid?

Report: Yahoo, Microsoft CEOs meet face to face

Apple nearing 1 billion apps served

New York church brings Good Friday to Twitter

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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