News to know: Microsoft patch skeletons; Telepresence; Ubuntu; GDrive

Summary:Notable headlines:Ryan Naraine: Skeletons in Microsoft's Patch Day closet.Adrian Kingsley-Hughes: Media support in Ubuntu 7.

Notable headlines:

Ryan Naraine: Skeletons in Microsoft's Patch Day closet.

Adrian Kingsley-Hughes: Media support in Ubuntu 7.04 Feisty Fawn. Ubuntu 7.10 "Gutsy Gibbon" features.

David Berlind Testdrive: Cisco's TelePresence hi-def video conferencing system.

Review: Drobo (left). Larry Dignan: Do we really hate Apple and the iPhone? Jason O'Grady: YouTube arrives for Apple TV. Leopard screenies posted (again). iPhone dock exposed. Ryan Naraine: Now showing: Apple TV security flaw.

Jason O'Grady: iPhone Developers Camp slated for July 6-8.

Crave: Hands on with YouTube on AppleTV. Think Secret: Gallery: Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard build 9A466 (WWDC 2007).


Army touts top tech inventions.

Dan Farber: The state of Enterprise 2.0. Robin Harris: Blu-ray vs HD DVD: game over. Lawrence Lessig: Required Reading: the next 10 years. Mary Jo Foley: Microsoft grows its Office Live family. Microsoft readies new 'Centro' mid-market server test build. Ed Bott: Not one, but two Windows service packs.

Garett Rogers: GDrive "Platypus" still in development.

Compete: Digg overtakes Facebook; Both cross 20 million U.S. Unique Visitors. VentureBeat: Two top Google engineers leave — to Benchmark Capital.

Joe McKendrick: Analysts: more SOA vendor carnage ahead.

Dan Kusnetzky: Novell offers virtual machine driver pack. Paul Murphy: Embedded perceptions: Unix vs Windows. TechRepublic: How do I… Disable services in Windows Vista? Larry Dignan: Behind Purdue's computing simulation on the 2001 World Trade Center attack. United Airlines suffers computer glitch.

Review: Sony VAIO VGN-CR190 (Indigo). AMD looks for fix during rough year. Adrian Kingsley-Hughes: If AMD gets out of the fab business, the future's going to be a lot gloomier.

Long Zheng: Microsoft Research demonstrates laptop-compatible multi-touch displays. Can touch this. Verizon gains more FiOS Internet, TV traction; delusional on iPhone impact. Russell Shaw NXTcomm coverage. Verizon CEO: No need for iPhone killer.

Denise Howell: Viacom and YouTube lawyers and others are in violent agreement: intellectual property won't kill social media.

Mitch Ratcliffe: Notes from Research and Relationships session at Supernova. Ryan Stewart: The 'isms' of the Desktop/Browser war and why the web community should engage the desktop more.  VeohTV - The killer desktop application for video? David Berlind: Is desktop virtualization giving Microsoft business model indigestion? George Ou: Microsoft insults our intelligence on Virtualization security.

Topics: Virtualization, Hardware, iPhone, Microsoft, Mobility, Open Source, Social Enterprise


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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