News to know: Patch fiesta; Boot Camp; Apache calls out Sun; Slow hard disks

Summary:Notable headlines: Clock is ticking on Apple's Boot Camp beta.Ryan Naraine: Microsoft Patch Tuesday: Vista dinged again.

Notable headlines: 

Clock is ticking on Apple's Boot Camp beta.

Ryan Naraine: Microsoft Patch Tuesday: Vista dinged again. New Word 2007 flaws, exploits released.

Oracle patches to fix 37 flaws.

Review: Nokia N95. Gallery (left).

Mary Jo Foley: Parting shots from parting Microsoftie. Larry Dignan: Microsoft naysayer bandwagon gets crowded.

Ryan Stewart: How Adobe can overcome the issues around open sourcing the Flash Player.

Ed Burnette: Sun mulls Apache’s “Dear Jonathan” letter.



Data on 2.9 million Georgians goes missing.

Web Worker Daily:
Gmail: Not Behind, Just Going in a Different Direction.

Russell Shaw: 36 Hours Of Standby BlackBerry battery time? Yea, right.

Game developers adapt to multicore world.

Vista: Whatever happened to fast boot? SQL Serve

r 'Katmai' testing to begin in June. Gallery: Windows splash screens (right).

Larry Dignan: Viacom shacks up with Yahoo. Paidcontent.org on the deal. Donna Bogatin on Google's risk.

Citigroup likely to consolidate IT, back office ops.

Robin Harris
: Hard disks 'do' get slower with use.

Donna Bogatin: Google aims to usurp campus e-mail systems.

GigaOm: MuniFi: Build it and they still don’t come?

Computerworld
: Top 10 Firefox extensions to avoid.


Roland Piquepaille: Imaging the center of the Earth. Gallery: Emerging tech's greatest hits (left).

Wired: Blogging in a Land Where the Press Isn't Free.

Analyst: Corel's DRM patch only a bandage.

Matthew Miller: Palm developing its own Linux operating system, not the ALP. Techmeme discussion.

No end in sight to hacking of 'WoW' accounts.

Gizmodo:
iRobot's New Bots Clean Your Pool, Bring You Mai Tais.

Gallery: Hybrids that give back to the grid (right).

Dan Kusnetzky: ClearCube's approach to getting there virtually.

Steve O'Hear: Interview: SplashCast's Marshall Kirkpatrick.

eWeek: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5:
Some Assembly Required.

AP: Pixar Backdating Could Cost Disney.

Topics: Hardware, Oracle

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