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On Thursday afternoon when SpiralFrog quietly closed down, it became the second free music downloading site supported by ad sales to bite the dust this year. CNET News reporter Greg Sandoval, who broke the story of SpiralFrog's demise, reflects on the future of free music online and whether any model can dislodge Apple's iTunes dominance.
Also in today's podcast, Steve Ballmer speaks publicly about Apple, checking in on the latest battleground in the ongoing browser wars, turning trash into ethanol, and a look at the technology showcased in "Battlestar Galactica."
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