News to know: Oracle vs. SAP; YouTube battle; Crowdsourcing

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Notable headlines:

Motion-sensing comes to mobile phones.

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Larry Dignan: Oracle sues SAP; alleges ‘corporate theft on a grand scale." Full complaint. Joshua Greenbaum: The Lawsuit As Barometer: SAP Finally Scores Big with TomorrowNow.

NBC, News Corp. push new Web rival to YouTube. 'NewTube': Will video content really be king? MSN Soapbox: No longer going it alone against YouTube. TechCrunch: Dear Clown Co.: Name This Thing Fast Before Its Too Late. Zucker & Chernin vs. YouTube: Sink or swim? TheStreet.com: YouTube Outfoxes TV Foes. Techmeme discussion.

Ryan Naraine: Microsoft:
Windows Vista safer than the competition. Nevertheless, NIST banned Vista. Here's why. Meanwhile, Jason O'Grady reports the NSA issues a Mac security guide. Securing OS X 10.4: Tips from Apple, NSA. And Ed Bott notes the sorry state of security software.

WSJ on Onion's video service: Press 'Play' for Satire.

ReadWrite Web: Crowdsourcing:
A Million Heads is Better than One. Steve O'Hear: 'A Swarm of Angels' crowdsourcing film production.

Dell plans virtualization-oriented server.

Palm: Revenue up, earnings down. Judge halts patent case against Palm.

Computerworld: Ten dangerous claims about smartphone security.

Paul Murphy: Unix disrupts organizations by flattening hierarchies.

Networkworld: Bill Gates to finally receive his Harvard degree.

Garett Rogers: Google Maps adds new support for GeoRSS and KML. Google Maps official blog.

Companies like Web 2.0 tech--but from big vendors
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Are You an Extreme CIO?

HP to acquire photo start-up Tabblo.

David Berlind Video: Is it time to throw away your servers? On the eve of a Vista-compatible Photoshop (and other Adobe apps), what are your options?

Mary Jo Foley: Surprise: Microsoft's DSI is not dead. Are Exchange Live and SharePoint Live just around the corner?

EBGames: Pink Zune coming soon (EBGames photo right)

Dana Gardner: Partners use Amazon EC2 and S3 to move the needle on infrastructure as a service.

AT&T IPTV now coming to your PC.

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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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