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CNET News Daily Podcast: IBM + Sun--thumbs up or down?

What would an IBM purchase of Sun mean for companies, and consumers? We take a look.

IBM is reportedly in talks to buy Sun Microsystems for $6.5 billion in cash as early as this week. CNET News reporter Stephen Shankland and ZDNet Editor in Chief Larry Dignan join the podcast to offer a closer look at what that deal could mean.

That, and other headlines of the day, on Wednesday's CNET News Daily Podcast.
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