CNET News Daily Podcast: E-commerce expert heads to D.C.

Austan Goolsbee will become staff director and chief economist for the president-elect's new Economic Recovery Advisory Board.

A new economic team is heading to Washington and while it's still hard to gauge what the new administration will do vis a vis high tech, President-elect Barack Obama may have sent a message with the appointment of an Internet commerce expert .


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Charles Cooper was an executive editor at CNET News. He has covered technology and business for more than 25 years, working at CBSNews.com, the Associated Press, Computer & Software News, Computer Shopper, PC Week, and ZDNet.

 

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