CNET News Daily Podcast: You only need 250GB of downloads a month, says Comcast

Cable Internet provider outlines bandwidth usage cap policy; Apple and AT&T might allow tethering of the iPhone; and Nintendo Wii sales continue to propel the company forward.

Do you download more than 250GB of data per month? If you're a Comcast customer, you'll likely want to get out of the habit--quickly. Beginning October 1, the Internet provider said customers that use more than 250GB per month, per account will get their account disabled. It's got a lot of people in an uproar. Make sure to check out Webware.com's coverage of the news.

Also on Friday's podcast: Apple and AT&T could be looking at a plan to allow tethering of the iPhone, Nintendo Wii sales continue to propel the company forward, and is Napster for sale?


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Today's stories:

Comcast's cap plan

Nintendo shares soar on bumped-up forecast

Microsoft to drop $486 million for European shopping site

Google to buy GeoEye satellite imagery

IBM tests 4-terabyte solid-state drive tech

Napster won't rule out a sale

Tethering coming soon to iPhone 3G?

McCain taps outsider Palin to be VP

About the author

Erica Ogg is a CNET News reporter who covers Apple, HP, Dell, and other PC makers, as well as the consumer electronics industry. She's also one of the hosts of CNET News' Daily Podcast. In her non-work life, she's a history geek, a loyal Dodgers fan, and a mac-and-cheese connoisseur. E-mail Erica.

 

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