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Summary:Notable headlines:Larry Dignan: Sun plans layoffs following weak quarter; Blames U.S.

Notable headlines:

Larry Dignan: Sun plans layoffs following weak quarter; Blames U.S. economy

Nate McFeters: Multiple Linux flaws show that Linux also has kernel issues

More bad news for McAfee, HackerSafe certification

Steve Ballmer's defining hour Mary Jo Foley: Ballmer still claims Microsoft might walk away from Yahoo

How can Microsoft overcome Vista's lingering image problem?

Techmeme

Adrian Kingsley-Hughes: Net Applications: Mac market share drops nearly 0.5% in April

Heather Clancy: Day in the sun: HP San Diego solar project on track for August

A matter of solar scale(s)

Christopher Dawson: New approach gives Purdue serious computing power Stanford pushing for new parallel computing model

Garett Rogers: You can now use Google Apps on your iPhone

Ryan Stewart: Microsoft releases Expression Studio 2

Bits: Blu-ray: The Future Has Been Delayed

Joe McKendrick: Analyst: Start SOA governance now, even if its just on Excel

TechCrunch: Twitter Said To Be Abandoning Ruby on Rails

Defense in Depth: As Storm calms down, Srizbi gains steam

Dennis Howlett: Spigit mashes up social software to reveal innovation

Dana Blankenhorn: Will tablets go the way of the Palm Pilot?

Review: Apple iMac (24-inch, 2.8GHz) Dell XPS 730 H2C(right)

Matthew Miller: MobileTechRoundup show #131, WiFi or 3G, what is the mobile users preference?

Celio REDFLY Mobile Companion now available for pre-order

TechTrader Daily: NetSuite: Q1 Results, Q2 Guidance Tops Estimates

Richard Koman: House committee passes 'gluttonous' Pro IP Act

Ed Burnette: Adobe opens up Flash, but leaves out Google and Apple David Morgenstern: Adobe's Open Screen Project: Back at ya' Apple. Dana Blankenhorn: Adobe shoots for 'create once, present anywhere' value with worthy Open Screen Project

ReadWriteWeb: Digg Does Data Portability: Is This All We Get?

TechRepublic: Five signs that you aren't cut out to be a CIO

Will eBay's Craigslist gambit backfire in the court of public opinion?

Dan Kusnetzky: Selecting the right virtualization tools

Roland Piquepaille: Can Deep Green help a combat commander?

John Carroll: Telecom transforms downtown Los Angeles

Italy reveals population's tax, salary details

Paul Murphy: Using mail for phishing A personal denial of service attack

Andrew Nusca: Stream PC content to every HDTV in the house via coaxial cable

Comcast's quarter shows the ebb and flow in telecom vs. cable war

Rik Fairlie: IT managers voice doubt on speed, PoE for 802.11n hardware

Topics: Linux, Apple, Enterprise Software, Hardware, Microsoft, Open Source, Operating Systems, Oracle, Security, Software, Virtualization, Windows

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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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