Ryan Stewart: How Adobe can overcome the issues around open sourcing the Flash Player.
Ed Burnette: Sun mulls Apache’s “Dear Jonathan” letter.
Vista: Whatever happened to fast boot? SQL Server '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.