News to know: Firefox patch; Xbox hack; Sun listens; Virtualization hurts

Summary:Notable headlines: Ryan Naraine: Xbox Live hacked, accounts stolen. Firefox update patches FTP port scanning flaw.

Notable headlines: 

Ryan Naraine: Xbox Live hacked, accounts stolen. Firefox update patches FTP port scanning flaw. Tool turns unknowing surfers into hacking help.

Larry Dignan: Oracle's third quarter impresses. Larry Ellison: Oracle replaced Red Hat support at Yahoo. Oracle net rises on license sales.

Garett Rogers: Offline Google Docs client coming?

Blogs turn 10--who's the father? Blogging's roots reach to the '70s.

Virtualization leads IDC to cut server forecast. Surprise! Virtualization hurts server sales after all.

Using steam to cool computers.

Gallery (right).

Donna Bogatin: Growing local ad spend: Top seven predictions.
Online advertising meets ‘The User Revolution’.

Yahoo unlocks local advertising value online.

Google: Pay-per-action beta test. Techmeme discussion.

Computerworld
: Cost overruns, delays mar most data warehousing projects.

Adrian Kingsley-Hughes:
Windows Vista upgrade FAQ.

AppleInsider: Apple's
next-generation iMacs to add a touch of grace.

Dan Farber: CognitionSearch
seeks more precise results. Sun working on its listening gene.

Dell unveils low-cost PC in China.

MIT: Perspectives on Free and Open Source Software.

Reuters:
Adobe says new Creative Suite to drive Q3 sales.

Palm: Going, going, gone? Techmeme discussion. Motorola CEO

Zander drops out of CTIA keynote.

Yahoo ups mobile search ante. Gallery (right). Yahoo jumps ahead of Google on mobile search.

From FORTRAN To Your Desktop: An Homage to the Man Who Started it All.

Garett Rogers: Google Personalized Homepage themes.

New Personalized Homepage has easter eggs.

Topics: Google

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