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CNET News Daily Podcast: How the YouTube generation is changing history

How the YouTube generation is changing history. Making sense of the "Dellpod"? How gamers will get their DNA into outer space.

Time was when people reported on wrongdoers in officialdom to their local paper. Increasingly, though, that function has been supplanted by YouTube. CNET News' Greg Sandoval has the tale of how citizen journalists increasingly are taking advantage of communications technology to flex their muscles.

Erica Ogg explains the context for a future move by Dell to challenge Apple's iPod in the digital music player market. And Tabula Rasa players have an opportunity to get their DNA sequenced and added to a time capsule that the game's creator will take with him when he lifts into outer space this fall.

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