CNET News Daily Podcast: What's Yahoo up to post-Icahn?

How will it make good on its promise to develop a next-generation, socially networked user experience? Plus, BusinessWeek under hacker siege, and TellMe makes a play for sports nuts.

Yahoo got through the Carl Icahn crisis, but now it's tackling perhaps a more formidable challenge: How to make good on a promise to develop a next-generation, socially networked user experience. CNET News' Stephen Shankland, who spent major quality time with Yahoo executives last week, offers his insight.

There's a developing whodunit, but this much is known: Russian hackers suspected of ties to organized crime have targeted a popular BusinessWeek site with malware--possibly putting visitors to the site at risk.

Since we're in the final stages of Major League Baseball's pennant race--not to mention the start of NFL football--Microsoft has introduced a service that may interest the sports die-hards among you. At the very least, it beats screaming at the top of your lungs, "Hey, anybody know the Mets' score?"

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Today's stories:

EA drops $2 billion bid to acquire Take-Two

Did 'Spore' copy protections backfire on EA?

Berners-Lee project aims to ensure 'One Web'

'Democracy Challenge' comes to YouTube

Best Buy nabs Napster for $121 million

Apple to Podcaster: No App Store for you

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