CNET News Daily Podcast: Will there be an Android invasion?

Our mobile phone reviewer thinks the G1 hype is unlikely to rival that of the iPhone. Also: job cuts in the tech sector might not be as bad as you think.

Many people looking at the tech industry are worried about a repeat of the first Internet bubble burst. But several indicators suggest this time around might not be so brutal .

Shoppers willing to do a little haggling are finding some sweet deals at consumer electronics stores. The Mac Mini may be on its way out. And reporter Kara Tsuboi and mobile phone reviewer Nicole Lee talk about what to expect from the T-Mobile G1 , which goes on sale in San Francisco Tuesday evening.


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Today's stories:

Tech may not shed so many jobs this time

Apple's report card less important than crystal ball

Don't expect Yahoo gory layoff details yet

Can gadget bargains be had before the holidays?

Yielding to conservationists, eBay bans ivory sales

Wither Mac Mini?

Open-source Android now actually open

About the author

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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