CNET News Daily Podcast: Can Kindle DX rekindle publishing industry?

Amazon.com hopes its new big-screen Kindle DX will revive newspapers; Americans look to prepaid cellular plans to save money; which PCs and laptops won't support Windows 7's XP mode; and how long before piles of e-waste start to get smaller?


Amazon hopes that its new, large-screen Kindle DX will revive the newspaper industry and maybe lighten the load for students lugging around heavy textbooks. Reporter Caroline McCarthy talks to Michelle Meyers about what real impact the new e-book reader could really have.

Also in today's podcast: Americans look to prepaid cellular plans as a way to save money; which PCs and laptops won't support Windows 7's XP mode; and how long before piles of e-waste start to get smaller?
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Today's stories:

Amazon's big-screen Kindle DX makes its debut

Apple adding 3G to MacBooks?

Prepaid wireless service could spur price war

Some Intel chips don't support Windows 7 'XP mode'

Labels dissatisfied with MySpace Music performance

Study: E-waste build-up will plateau by 2015

Can a Palm Pre multitask better than an iPhone?

Photos: Folding and flying at paper plane championships

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