News to know: Facebook growing pains; Office wars; Bad IT weekend

Summary:Notable headlines:David Morgenstern: Better living without MS Office. Garett Rogers: Google kicks Microsoft where it hurts, again.

Notable headlines:

David Morgenstern: Better living without MS Office. Garett Rogers: Google kicks Microsoft where it hurts, again. Google Operating System: Google Pack Adds StarOffice. CNET iLife'08 review.

ABC News: Glitch Strands Thousands of Intl. Passengers at LAX. Michael Krigsman: IT failure in action: LAX. Big iron and the failure of Enterprise 2.0. Failure 2.0. More Enterprise 2.0 bad news: Ning is down.

Techmeme: Facebook source code leaked. Facebook Secrets: Facebook home page code.

Russell Shaw: Device claims to interrupt all cell within 40 foot radius of YOU.

Photos (right): Top 10 reviews of the week. Dana Blankenhorn: Can mySQL take it back? Computerworld: Changes at MySQL draw fire from community.

Paul Murphy: Linux is Unix.

Dennis Howlett: Will IBM compete with Facebook/Web 2.0? Second Life plus Twitter for enterprise? The social network penny drops at Oracle. Newsweek: Facebook grows up.

NYT: NBC Making a Clean Start in a House of Mixed Media.

Mary Jo Foley: A (Microsoft) Code Name a Day: Avalanche.

BBC: UN's Web site breached.

Matthew Miller: 15 minutes of hands-on time with the Palm Foleo, still not quite sold on it yet. SlingPlayer for S60 going into private beta, signup if interested. Dan Farber: Another nail in SCO's Linux lawsuit coffin. Roland Piquepaille: Interactive 3D-environments based on MPEG-4.

In electric car stakes, it's Miles to go.

Feds consider lowering passenger data r


Photos: Fight and flight. Paula Rooney: Xen vs. KVM: round 1 bell to ring soon.

eWeek: Social Bookmarking Apps Provide a New Knowledge Management Platform.

Dana Blankenhorn: Today's Debate: Docs in a box. Larry Dignan: DRM: The hearse is right on schedule. Why would I pay Google for extra storage?

David Berlind: Besieged by HP's derogations, laser printer emissions whistleblower fights back.

Topics: Social Enterprise, Google, 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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