News to know: 10 years of blogging; Metaspoit; Son of WGA

Summary:Notable headlines: Dan Farber: Reflections on the first decade of blogging.UMBC eBiquity: The I’s of the Blogosphere.

Notable headlines:

Dan Farber: Reflections on the first decade of blogging.
UMBC eBiquity: The I’s of the Blogosphere.

Ryan Naraine: Hacking with Metasploit on a Nokia N800 (right). eEye spies first MS Office 2007 remote exploit. Mozilla zaps Firefox security bugs.

WSJ: Tech Giants to Unveil Power-Usage Plan.

NY Times: Google in Content Deal With Media Companies.

Dion Hinchcliffe: Tracking the DIY phenomenon Part 2: Mass customization, mashups, and recombinant Web apps.

Ars Technica: EMI to Apple, Microsoft: Ditching DRM is going to cost you.

Adrian Kingsley-Hughes:
Another nail in the AACS coffin.

Rescuing search in 'Second Life'.

Red-light district on a tiny mobile screen.

Larry Dignan at Wharton Technology Conference:

Broadband over powerlines (gallery right): It may take awhile.

FedEx couples Google Earth with active package tracking.

Technologists: Fix U.S. patent law now.

Mary Jo Foley: Exchange Server 2007
Service Pack 1 gets a due date. Microsoft to launch new consortium aimed at Oracle users.

paints Google Earth with near real-time information -- Garett Rogers.

AP: Netflix Delivers 1 Billionth DVD.

Vista hands on:

Ed Bott: Move user data to another drive.

David Berlind:
Using Vista? Try your hardest to run it as a non-administrative user first.

Adrian Kingsley-Hughes: Windows Vista--19 months of usage
and counting

Computerworld: '06 PC buyers mad over Vista Express upgrade delays.

FAQ: Behind Microsoft's MP3 patent jam.

eWeek: Ubuntu Wants a Bigger Piece of Desktops, Servers.

Ed Bott: Microsoft's son of WGA (below). A brief history of anti-piracy at Microsoft.

Tom Foremski: Silicon Valley is turning into media valley.
Donna Bogatin: Web 2.0: Does ‘old media’ get it?

Computerworld: First Look: Google Apps Premier Edition.

Larry Dignan:’s
big customer: Mystery solved.

Adrian Kingsley-Hughes: Will you pay $500 for the iPhone?

BitTorrent to open digital media store.

SF Chronicle: IRS urged to go after eBay sellers.

Topics: Microsoft


Larry Dignan is Editor in Chief of ZDNet and SmartPlanet as well as Editorial Director of ZDNet's sister site TechRepublic. He was most recently Executive Editor of News and Blogs at ZDNet. Prior to that he was executive news editor at eWeek and news editor at Baseline. He also served as the East Coast news editor and finance editor at CN... Full Bio

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