Is tech headed for a Bah Humbug holiday season?

Sam Diaz and Sumi Das talk about what sort of forces - everything from Circuit City's Chapter 11 filing to news that Windows 7 will make its debut in time for next year's holiday season - will dictate the mood of this holiday season.

In this video clip, ZDNet correspondent Sumi Das and I talk about what sort of forces - everything from Circuit City's Chapter 11 filing to news that Windows 7 will make its debut in time for next year's holiday season - will dictate the mood of this holiday season. Even the state of Las Vegas hotel reservations for the Consumer Electronics Show in January is keeping a dark cloud over the industry.

Holidays look more humbug than happy for electronics chains ZDNet correspondent Sumi Das talks to senior editor Sam Diaz about the effects of the economy on the tech sector as the holidays approach and how companies are coping. Diaz also shares the silver lining of the financial crisis for consumers.