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CNET News Daily Podcast: Hijinks abound at hacker conferences

Also today: Sony releases new e-book readers, Google picks up a video compression start-up, and ESPN limits employee tweets.

The Black Hat and Defcon hacker conferences wrapped up over the weekend, and security reporter Elinor Mills was in Las Vegas for both. But over the years, she's learned that it's wise to pack a bit of paranoia when you go to such shows. She joins today's podcast to talk about the kinds of hijinks that took place at this year's event.

Also in today's podcast: Sony releases new e-book readers; Google picks up a video compression start-up; ESPN limits employee tweets; and more of today's top headlines.


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