CNET News Daily Podcast: Standouts from CTIA, Launch Week

New cell phones and overall trends emerge at the CTIA Wireless show; the fave five from TechCrunch50 and the DemoFall launchfests; plus iTunes glitches and Google's sliding stock.

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The CTIA Wireless show in San Francisco is in full swing and CNET editors have gotten their hands on lots of newly unveiled hardware like the LG Logic and HTC Touch Pro. Hear CNET senior editor Kent German's assessment of the offerings and new trends in the mobile world.

A handful of standout new products have emerged from this week's launch events in California: TechCrunch50 and Demo. Webware editor Rafe Needleman identifies the top five that could have what it takes to become popular and financially successful.

Also, some Windows users report seeing that dreaded "blue screen of death" after syncing their iPods and iPhones to iTunes 8. More PC/Mac compatibility issues? And Google's stock hits a 52-week low, but closes on the upswing.

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Today's stories:

Complete CTIA coverage

TechCrunch50/Demo top 5

Video: Launch Week's top 5 products demos

Yahoo gives a taste of its 'open' overhaul

Inside Microsoft's new mobile browser

iTunes 8 causes Windows Vista problems

Google shares hit new 52-week low