News to know: Apple's update barrage; SOA for masses; Patch cycles

Summary:Notable headlines: Apple, Cisco extend negotiations on iPhone name. Apple to re-enter the sub-notebook market.

Notable headlines: 

Apple, Cisco extend negotiations on iPhone name. Apple to re-enter the sub-notebook market. iPhone / iTablet dock - inductive charging.

Apple releases torrent of software updates. Apple fixes iChat, Finder (MoAB) flaws.

Does Microsoft's patch cycle need fixing? Browser beware: Unpatched holes in Firefox, IE 7. Hack lets intruders sneak into home routers.

iPod meets Campaign 2008: Chris Dodd podcasting ‘User Generated Politics.’

Has open-source lost its halo?

Wake up to the 'daylight-saving' bug. Gadget owners beware: Daylight-saving time has changed. Photos: Gadgets caught in daylight-saving switch (right).

SOA for the masses: Widgets, pipes and teqlets.

From Analyst to Evangelist… Let’s get it started!

Gateway, the quad-core pioneer.

Ballmer's list: His top nine Microsoft growth picks.

Ballmer to Wall Street: Temper your Windows Vista projections. How serious is Microsoft about open source?

Survey: Blackberry owners chained to work.

Vista Hands On #4: Clean install with an upgrade key. Vista Capable vs. XP Ready: Microsoft’s semantic choices make a big difference.

Your next help call--to Russia? Photos (right).

Silicon Valley Meets ‘American Idol’ With Prizes to Inspire Inventors.

Is there a future? Vonage subscriber-growth slowdown is troubling.

VMware's VI3 Suite Delivers on Virtualization's Promise.

SAP to keep its chief a bit longer.
Joshua Greenbaum: SAP CEO stays put for the right reasons. Larry Dignan: Why SAP needs Kagermann for a while longer.

CIO to CEO: 56 moving up the ladder.

What you need to know about avian flu and IT.

How Google falls: Unprofitable in 2009.

Topics: Apple


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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