News to know: Office exploits; Dell's Linux move; RAM to avoid

Summary:Notable headlines:Ryan Naraine: Microsoft releases Office exploit isolation tool.MS Word exploit generator circulating?

Notable headlines:

Ryan Naraine: Microsoft releases Office exploit isolation tool. MS Word exploit generator circulating? Opera sings code execution blues.

Adrian Kingsley-Hughes: Five things the Linu

x community doesn't understand about the average computer user. Dell: Ubuntu 7.04 Offering—Technical Details. Christopher Dawson: Dell announces support plans for Linux machines.

Photos: Imagination becomes reality at Maker Faire (right).

David Berlind: Interop '07: First, Sun's datacenter in a trailer. Now? Armarac's wall-mounted datacenter.

AMD shows sunny side of Barcelona.

Robin Harris: RAM to avoid: hot, expensive and slow.

IBM simulates business software in 3D game. Gallery:

3D gaming meets SOA (right). Dana Gardner: IBM sets up SOA as the major brand consolidator of the age. Joe McKendrick: SOA-Web 2.0: a lot in common, but two centers of gravity.

HP aims to better manage business services.

Ars Technica: Don't look now, but Tablet PCs are on the rise. Larry Dignan: Tablet PCs: Finally getting traction?

Is Intel trying to torpedo the OLPC? Techmeme discussion.

Review: Microsoft Expression Web.

Computerworld: Lotus Notes gets a facelift: Version 8 beta review and visual tour.

MySpace to provide sex offender data to state AGs.

Top-10 tips for working at home.

Screenshots of a successful weekend project -- a fully functional Media PC. Mary Jo Foley: Microsoft Pika: Media center remoting comes to devices.

Welcome to the era of gullibility 2.0. Russell Shaw: Is Skype overcharging for foreign character SMS?

Dan Kusnetzky: Xen 3.1 is launched bringing a 64-bit hypervisor, live relocation and XenAPI.

Supreme Court stops telecommunications antitrust suit.

Howard Lindzon: CBS Acquires Wallstrip - You Can Make Money From Blogging.

Search Engine Land: Google Meme: Hot Trends Added To Google Trends.

Ryan Stewart: Changing the user expectation by freeing applications from the browser.

Work bill would create new ID database.

Study: Microsoft loses ground in search.

Cracking open a Motorola DVR (above).

Larry Dignan: Does private equity mean a boon for offshore outsourcing? IT outsourcing to intensify.

Topics: Microsoft, Data Centers, Dell, Enterprise Software, Google, Hardware, IBM, Legal, PCs, Ubuntu

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