CNET News Daily Podcast: Will Jerry Yang go back to Microsoft?

Following the failure of the Yahoo-Google ad partnership, CNET News reporter Stephen Shankland assesses the chances that we'll see Microhoo negotiations resurrected.

As you've likely heard, Google decided Wednesday to pull the plug on a search-ad partnership with Yahoo due to antitrust concerns. Now it appears Yahoo's jilted CEO Jerry Yang is leaving the door open for an old suitor: Microsoft. CNET News reporter Stephen Shankland assesses the chances that we'll see Microhoo negotiations resurrected.

That, and other headlines of the day, on the CNET News Daily Podcast.


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Today's stories:

Obama names tech execs to transition team

Feature films coming to YouTube

YouTube tweaks its embedded video player

Former Intel worker faces more charges in alleged trade secrets theft

FCC investigates cable's channel drops, price hikes

Jilted Yang desperate to deal?

Ballmer dismisses Google Android

Apple adding wireless podcast downloads to iPhone?

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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