News to know: Free security apps; Apple earnings; $150 laptop; sold

Summary:Notable headlines:Ryan Naraine: Some great security apps are still free. Gallery: Ten free security utilities you should already be using (right).

Notable headlines:

Ryan Naraine: Some great security apps are still free.

Gallery: Ten free security utilities you should already be using (right).

Larry Dignan: Apple delivers strong earnings; Countdown to 1 million iPhones on hold; Outlook conservative. Apple earnings soar as iPhone shipments revealed. Apple statement.

Jason O'Grady: iPhone battery tips from Apple.

Judge unimpressed by ConnectU's case against Facebook.

Come and get it: Fedora laptop for $150. Sold To RH Donnelley; Beating DJ, NYT and News Corp; Price Around $350 Million.

Dan Farber: Google Earth Enterprise extends to browsers.

Dancing atoms hold prospect of superfast computing. WGA notches win for Microsoft in piracy bust.

Dana Blankenhorn: Intel open source strategy starts to come together. Ed Burnette: Intel opens up high performance multi-core library. Blackberrys, PDAs invade your privacy. Senators to abandon '08 e-voting paper trail mandate.

Harry Fuller: Finding fault in Japan.

Larry Dignan: Microsoft lands Digg ad deal. Techmeme.

Esther Dyson is posting her genome on the Web; Will you follo


Russell Shaw: Interview with SunRocket preferred provider TeleBlend distribution partner's CEO. David Berlind: As long as the Internet has been around....and still no secure e-mail? George Ou: Email security has been around forever, you just need to turn it on. Photos: Electric plane lands at Oshkosh show (right). Symantec's first-quarter income falls to $95.2 million. Computerworld: Treasury's IT spending needs more oversight, GAO says. SF power outage reveals disaster recovery plans need tweaking.

Podcaster loses cybersquat of 'Simpsons Movie' site.

Topics: iPhone, Apple, Laptops, Mobility, Security


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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