News to know: Spooky scareware; Ubuntu; Apple; Motorola

Summary:Here are today’s notable headlines: Scary software, orange gadgets for Halloween, Microsoft and Ubuntu.

Here are today's notable headlines. You can get News To Know via email alert and RSS daily. For continuous updates see BNET’s around-the-Web tech coverage.:

Dancho Danchev: Phishing experiment sneaks through all anti-spam filters

Spooky Halloween - scareware or crimeware?

Andrew Nusca: With Chargify, Web 2.0 and SaaS businesses can bill with ease

Christopher Dawson: Ubuntu 9.10 = easiest, cheapest upgrade ever

Adrian Kingsley-Hughes: What's the key to Apple's success?

Apple headset with media player patent--photos (right)

Mary Jo Foley: Microsoft adds more choices for developers targeting its Azure cloud

Heather Clancy: Software integration eases green product design

Doug Hanchard: Traffic management: New Internet coming to your local roads

Venture Beat: Nokia to invade U.S. market — will launch new phone with AT&T

Larry Dignan: Motorola's Jha clarifies MotoBlur, Android 2.0 conundrum (Cliq vs. Droid)

DSL Reports: AT&T: No, We Didn't Misconfigure Our 3G Network

Reuters: McAfee profit rises

Amazon's PayPhrase: Can it juice Amazon Checkout, Payments?

Paul Greenberg: RightNow Right Now is Right On

Internet TV in Windows 7 Media Center (gallery) Ed Bott: Internet TV goes live on Windows 7 Media Center

Dana Gardner: Separating core from context brings high returns in legacy application transformation

Facebook users targeted by Zeus banking Trojan

Google: Our response to the FCC on Google Voice

MSM blog image gallery (right)

Juniper Networks makes its move; Rolls out processor, router, network operating system revamp

Reuters: Microsoft seen as Diller's best bet for Ask.com

Rachel King: How to capture vibrant fall foliage with your digital camera

Adrian Kingsley-Hughes: Sony recalls 69,000 Vaio AC adapters

Dana Blankenhorn: Qualcomm joins open source movement at head of parade

Nintendo to supersize DSi handheld

Topics: Hardware, Apple, Browser, Microsoft, Mobility, Open Source, Windows

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