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CNET News Daily Podcast: The Chrome OS advantage over Linux

Stephen Shankland drops by to talk about why Chrome OS can challenge Microsoft in ways Linux never could.

Google made waves with its Chrome OS announcement Wednesday, but the product won't even be ready until next year. In the meantime, we take a look at what kind of challenge Chrome can present to Windows. Stephen Shankland tells us that the Web is a big advantage for Chrome over Windows.

Also on the podcast, TiVo hooks up with Best Buy, T-Mobile tries to challenge the iPhone, Google hints at new moon-mapping software, and VCs aren't as down about the economy as before.

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Today's stories:

What Chrome OS has over Windows, Linux

Best Buy + TiVo does not equal HDTVs with built-in DVRs

VCs more confident about recovery

Google Earth event hints at moon mapping

T-Mobile launches iPhone challenger

Hotmail gets more Bing

Where U.S. government researches a nuclear future