News to know: Apple, VMWare, Earth Day, Kaiser, MySpace

Summary:Here are today’s notable headlines. You can get News To Know via email alert and RSS daily.

Here are today’s notable headlines. You can get News To Know via email alert and RSS daily.  For continuous updates see BNET’s around-the-Web tech coverage.

Sam Diaz: Apple beats for Q2; Best non-holiday quarter; Netbook hardware 'junky'

Larry Dignan: VMware's first quarter better than expected

Harry Fuller: Earth Day: the most crucial issue

Dana Blankenhorn: Kaiser pats itself on the back for Health IT platform

Sam Diaz: MySpace co-founder agrees to step down as CEO

Larry Dignan: eBay: Operating smarter?

Andrew Nusca: Sun CEO's full e-mail to staff; 'not the end of the road'

Sam Diaz: Cisco's Chambers says security can no longer be an after-thought

Andrew Nusca: Twitter alters follow rules; stuns developers

Christopher Dawson: How do we prepare kids for Obama's "Green Jobs"?

Jason D. O'Grady: Apple disses netbooks, again

Sam Diaz: Report: Fraud and deception at Satyam was deep

Richard Koman: Analyst: Breach revelations part of campaign for new funds, powers

ZDNet UK: Linux leader: Oracle-Sun good news for Linux

Jason D. O'Grady: The biggest market for the iTablet: healthcare

RIchard Koman: Congress eyes LimeWire over inadvertant P2P breaches

Dana Blankenhorn: How would you change HIPAA data protection rule

Jason D. O'Grady: 'Minor' MacBook and Mac Pro updates on tap for WWDC

Zack Whittaker: Google offer scholarship for disabled students

Jason D. O'Grady: Enabling half-star ratings in iTunes

Matthew Miller: Should the US government impose wireless fee limits like the EU?

Jennifer Bergen: Amazon Kindle 2: The real cost behind the machine

Harry Fuller: Pols fighting over greenhouse gas, emit hot air

Paula Rooney: Open source NFS client on tap for Windows?

Chris Jablonski: Distance Lab seeking couples to test drive 'intimacy' device

Jennifer Leggio: 140-character assassination: Are disclaimers and disclosures needed, or even possible, on Twitter?

Andrew Nusca: Chemical mind hacking: legit, or corporate cheating?

Dana Blankenhorn: Are any open source projects too big to lose

Mary Jo Foley: What is Microsoft Advertising (with a capital 'A')?

Heather Clancy: UPDATED: HolidayLEDs celebrates Christmas on Earth Day

Larry Dignan: RSA: Will there be a digital Pearl Harbor?

Dana Blankenhorn: Apache releases new version of OFBiz

Heather Clancy: Research: Thumbs-up for IT's attention to energy efficiency, thumbs-down for lifecycle management

Matthew Miller: The iPhone is clearly the king of 3rd party apps

Dana Blankenhorn: Red Hat maps dispel some open source myths

Heather Clancy: Toshiba offers some Earth Day incentives to spur online notebook purchases

ZDNet UK: Botnet contains 1.9 million infected computers

Adrian Kingsley-Hughes: Shock horror! Amazon makes profit on Kindle 2 sales!

Zack Whittaker: Microsoft promotes social responsibility

Larry Dignan: Yahoo analysts play deal or no deal on Microsoft search pact

Adrian Kingsley-Hughes: Do you spend money on expensive cables?

Larry Dignan: AT&T: First quarter earnings shine; 1.6 million iPhones activated

Andrew Nusca: MSI introduces Macbook Air killer, X-Slim 340

CNET: Cryptography experts debate cloud-computing risks

Larry Dignan: Microsoft exec outlines Windows 7 security

Tom Foremski: A conversation with Trend Micro's Eva Chen

Andrew Nusca: Acer launches smartphones in Asia; wants to be Top 5 by 2012

Dan Kusnetzky: Preventing the old coffee-in-the-keyboard trick

Larry Dignan: Under the Radar: Judging cloud storage startups

Adrian Kingsley-Hughes: Seagate debuts low-power Barracuda LP 3.5" hard drives

Larry Dignan: Flash memory shocker: Sandisk says prices, demand increasing

Andrew Mager: Would you give up pay or benefits for someone's job?

Christopher Dawson: Even with adult content regulated, Second Life is dead in ed

Dancho Danchev: New ransomware locks PCs, demands premium SMS for removal

Richard Koman: General: NSA doesn't want to control cybersecurity

Ryan Naraine: Mozilla patches a dozen Firefox vulnerabilities

Jennifer Bergen: Gadget Gal's daily deals: Samsung 52-inch HDTV, Sony portable DVD player, Dell Vostro A90 netbook

ZDNet UK: Bluetooth 3.0 released - 8X faster

Ed Burnette: Firefox 3.0.9 fixes 67 bugs, 23 critical

Dana Gardner: Progress gives CEP a performance boost with multi-core support on Apama

Topics: Operating Systems, Apple, Hardware, Linux, Open Source, Social Enterprise, Software, VMWare

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