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Summary:Notable headlines:Larry Dignan: Don't dawdle on Microsoft latest batch of patchesAMD loses $1.77 billion in December quarterBits: IBM: A separate realityDan Farber: Salesforce.

Notable headlines:

Larry Dignan: Don't dawdle on Microsoft latest batch of patches

AMD loses $1.77 billion in December quarter

Bits: IBM: A separate reality

Dan Farber: Salesforce.com ascends to the cloud. Phil Wainewright: Enterprise SaaS and the cloud

InSTEDD applies Web 2.0 to help save lives

Ryan Stewart: Smallworld: The coolest Flex application I've ever seen

Garett Rogers: iGoogle theme API released

BTL podcast: Macbook Air, BEA, MySQL, SAP and more....

David Morgenstern: Mouse inventor sighted at Macworld Expo.

Dragon speech recognition comes to the Mac

Photos: Messenger reveals a new side of Mercury

Mary Jo Foley: Microsoft bends over backwards to prove there's an 'open' in OOXML Another Microsoft manager jumps from the Live Search ship.

Microsoft replaces one Scott with another as CIO

Jason O'Grady: What is the demographic for the MacBook Air?

TechCrunch: Blogger suffers major outage

Adrian Kingsley-Hughes: Weird ATi Catalyst 8.1 bug

California task force urges broadband bonds

Dennis Howlett: Dell XPS or MacBook Air: the shock of your life

Russell Shaw: Yes, the MacBook Air is light. But so what-Dell XPS is a better deal on price

Christopher Dawson: To standardize or not to standardize

Josh Taylor: Is your broadband bill about to go up? Russell Shaw: To fight Time Warner Cable's download pricing plans, we need a bit of "Nanny State"

Should AT&T police the Internet?

Slate: Has AT&T lost its mind?

Dana Blankenhorn: Open source health care gets its day

Matthew Miller: HP iPAQ 210 PDA starts shipping for US$449

Top 10 mistakes when implementing SOA projects

Gizmodo: Change your systems settings and watch iTunes rentals forever

Poll: Businesses in U.S. warm to Vista

ArsTechnica: Exonerated RIAA defendant scores double victory in court

Larry Dignan: Yahoo puts its heft behind OpenID 2.0 OpenID 2.0 and Yahoo: The security angle. Techmeme

Joshua Greenbaum: M&A Day: Winners

and Losers Dana Blankenhorn: What do the database deals mean?

Photos: Library of Congress uploads to Flickr

Dana Gardner: IBM and Kapow on how enterprises exploit application mashups and lightweight data access

Joe McKendrick: Could uncertain times be a boon for SOA?

Engadget: Survey finds Apple users have sense of superiority Heather Clancy: TerraPass targets businesses with latest offset program

U.K. seeks ways to stop militant grooming on Web

Doing philanthropy the Google way

Report fuels OpenOffice vs. OOXML debate

Topics: Microsoft, Apple, Browser, Enterprise Software, Hardware, IBM, Laptops, Mobility, Processors, Software, Software Development

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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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