Verizon makes a big bid for Alltel, and Udi Manber, the man behind Google's search algorithm, shares a few secrets.
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Verizon Wirelessthat it intends to acquire Alltel in a deal worth $28.1 billion that would create the largest cell phone company in the country. CNET News.com reporter Maggie Reardon chats with podcast host Leslie Katz about what this merger would mean for Verizon--and for consumers.
Udi Manber oversees Google's search algorithm, and he's usually pretty secretive about his work. But News.com.
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