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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.

Larry Dignan: IBM's Sun deal setting: Talks reportedly near collapse

NYT: I.B.M. Withdraws $7 Billion Offer for Sun Microsystems  

Mary Jo FoleyNew Windows ad hits a nerve (again)

Mary Jo Foley: Microsoft delays Stirling security suite until late 2009/early 2010

Dana Blankenhorn: The failure of McNealy's ponytail strategy

Phil Fersht: SaaS: Outsourcing out-of-control?

Jason Perlow: Frugal Friday: Conficker, SGI, TomTom, Tableau Software

Heather Clancy: Greener Electronics Council report: Designers need to remember end-of-life concerns

Dan KusnetzkyOutrageous Comcast customer agreement - Frank Eliason's reply

Chris Jablonski: How to make Government 2.0 a reality

Paul Greenberg: When Health Care Law, Health Insurance Companies & Customers Don't Mix

TechnologizerAnother Microsoft Ad That Ignores Windows 

Matthew Miller: CTIA 09: PalmOS Classic lets you run Palm OS apps on the Palm Pre

Garett Roger: Google and Twitter together?

Jason O'Grady: AT&T updates wireless plans, prohibits Slingbox

Richard Koman: Anti-sexting insanity out of control: False charges ruin vice principal

Gmail's web-based app for any smartphone

Nusca: Nintendo DSi to arrive on U.S. shores this Sunday, April 5

Gallery: Nintendo DSi discovers America

Dana BlankenhornHealth IT excitement bleeds into wireless show

Larry Dignan: Will telecoms morph into cloud computing providers?

Tom Steinert-ThrelkeldRowing Cable's Canoe: An 'Ecological Play'

Jennifer BergenWhat happens when Moleskine mixes with online tools?

Intel ships Moblin to the Linux Foundation

Harry Fuller: Polar meltdown both north and south

Gore: Wireless access to info means power

Forrester: The Open Cloud Manifesto

Jumping on the UGC bandwagon is a good move for businesses

Paul MurphyBetting on the future: T2 vs. Nehalem

Zack Whittaker: Google (or at least someone in sound mind) should buy Twitter

BlankenhornWhy would Google buy the Twitter open source project?

Topics: Enterprise Software, Apple, Cloud, CXO, Google, IBM, Microsoft, Mobility, Networking, Oracle, Social Enterprise, Tech & Work, Innovation


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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