CNET News Daily Podcast: Can Moto get its mojo back?

Motorola's a mess right now, and CNET News reporter Maggie Reardon joins us to diagnose the problem with the handset maker.

Erica Ogg
Erica Ogg Former Staff writer, CNET News
Erica Ogg is a CNET News reporter who covers Apple, HP, Dell, and other PC makers, as well as the consumer electronics industry. She's also one of the hosts of CNET News' Daily Podcast. In her non-work life, she's a history geek, a loyal Dodgers fan, and a mac-and-cheese connoisseur.

Motorola invented the cell phone biz, but hasn't had a hit in years. Now the company's losses are starting to pile up and investors and observers wonder if the company will be able to turn itself around. CNET News reporter Maggie Reardon, who keeps a close eye on Motorola, talks with us about how the phone maker can get its groove back.

Also on Friday's podcast: Movement within the Microsoft ranks, IBM's not happy about Apple's most recent hire, Tesla is having financial issues, and electric-car companies could be creating a different kind of environmental problem.

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Today's stories:

Motorola's struggle for survival

Microsoft's Mac unit gets new boss

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Sprint to keep Nextel

Tesla Motors seeks cash to keep moving forward

Electric-car race could strain battery supply

Google jokesters ward off zombies