News to know: Microsoft vs. DOJ, Google; Ubuntu media support; Zoho; Motorola CTO

Summary:Notable headlines:Mary Jo Foley: Microsoft to address Google search complaint in Vista SP1. Microsoft agrees to change Vista desktop search.

Notable headlines:

Mary Jo Foley: Microsoft to address Google search complaint in Vista SP1. Microsoft agrees to change Vista desktop search.

Microsoft bails on Vista virtualization licensing changes. The virtualization flip flop.

Gallery (right):

Media support in Ubuntu 7.04 Feisty Fawn.

Adrian Kingsley-Hughes: The key to getting more Windows users to switch to Linux. Marc Wagner: Linux/OSS developers: Stop following and start leading. Chris Dawson: Making “hamburger of Microsoft’s cash cow.”

David Berlind: Scrounging around Enterprise 2.0 on Boston’s waterfront. Commercial developer reports 35% of coding time spent on IE/FireFox incompatibilities.

Dan Farber: Zoho sets out to challenge the software world. Google gobbles up Zenter; Google Office set. Google blog. Garett Rogers: Google acquires Zenter for presentations.

Times of London: News Corp explores swap of MySpace site for Yahoo! stake. Mitch Ratcliffe: Where social networks will take us.

Roland Piquepaille: Interview: Mot

orola CTO Padmasree Warrior.

Images: Looking for a few good Martians.

Ryan Naraine: Firefox narrows patch deployment window.

Trillian critical security update released. Ryan Naraine: Does Trillian have a crapware problem? Computerworld: Can 'cyberinsurance' protect you from data breach catastrophe?

AT&T's CEO touts a wireless future.

Russell Shaw@NXTComm:

Dave Winer: What to doo with Yahoo?

Google: Add your reviews to businesses on Google Maps.

Mary Jo Foley: SharePoint: Microsoft's Web 2.0 hub. David Berlind: The Gears that could 'augur the death of Microsoft.'

Dan Farber: The evolving Office suite landscape.

Ryan Stewart: A Rich Internet Application for creating your own video game. Do new verticals need a killer desktop application?

Andrew Keen: Nick Carr’s Big Switch. George Ou: The role of 802.11n in the Enterprise.

Ars Technica: Study: Inkjet printers are filthy, lying thieves.

Google launches YouTube local language sites. Garret Rogers: YouTube launches in 9 countries. Techmeme.

EFF: Court Protects Email from Secret Government Searches.

Safari ushers in better browser colors.

Dana Blankenhorn: The power to fight Microsoft is IBM. Joe McKendrick: Really big, monolithic SOA.

Larry Dignan: Opera Mini 4 beta zooms in for download. Gallery. Matthew Miller: Opera Mini 4: who needs an iPhone for mobile web browsing?

Jason O'Grady: Refurbished MacBook for US$109.

Russell Shaw: New BlackBerry Pearl to have 3.2 MP camera, not 2.0.

Ryan Stewart: Silverlight to run on Linux as early as this week.

Topics: Microsoft, Google, Mobility, Open Source, Windows

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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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