CNET News Daily Podcast: Why the Gmail outage matters

What caused Tuesday's Gmail outage and what it means for life in the cloud; Sun-Oracle merger could be delayed by EC antitrust inquiry; and Sony unveils a new smartphone and Netbook in Berlin.

CNET News reporter Tom Krazit joins today's podcast to talk about what caused Tuesday's Gmail outage and what it means as we move more of our businesses and personal lives into the cloud. Also in today's podcast: Oracle's acquisition of Sun could be delayed by an antitrust inquiry by the European Commission, Sony unveils a new smartphone and Netbook in Berlin, and more.


Today's stories:

Gmail outage blamed on capacity miscalculation

European Commission may delay Sun-Oracle merger

HealthBase--medical search engines maturing

Sony unveils X Series Vaio, Xperia 2 smartphone at IFA

Nokia unveils N97 Mini, plus Netbook pricing

Road test: CoPilot Live navigation app for iPhone

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Jennifer Guevin is managing editor at CNET, overseeing the ever-helpful How To section, special packages, and front-page programming. As a writer, she gravitates toward science, quirky geek culture stories, robots, and food. In real life, she mostly just gravitates toward food.


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