News to know: U.S. turns back hacker; Realtek data corruption; Facebook; Leveraging Linux

Summary:Notable headlines:Ryan Naraine: German hacker denied entry into U.S.

Notable headlines:

Ryan Naraine: German hacker denied entry into U.S. for Black Hat training. Halvar Flake: I've been denied entry to the US essentially for carrying my trainings material.

George Ou: Realtek network driver silently corrupts data.

Paul Murphy: Leveraging Linux to sell yourself.

Photos: Top 10 reviews of the week (right).

Jason O'Grady: No Macs meet stricter Energy Star guidelines.

Dennis Howlett: Facebook infiltrating the enterprise: the ups and downs. Dan Farber: The summer of Facebook. Techmeme has big Facebook weekend.

WSJ: Adobe-FedEx Link Pushes A Hot Button. Jason Hiner's Sanity check: How Microsoft beat Linux in China and what it means for freedom, justice, and the price of software.

Garett Rogers: Google set to simultaneously create and dominate a new market? Google slips: New feature leaked by accident.

Robin Harris: Google's warehouse-size power problem.

Don Dodge: Google YouTube copyright infringement filter

ing system - How will it work?

Photos: Track tech at the San Jose Grand Prix (right).

Harry Fuller: Your computer's making you sick.

Denise Howell: Valleywag latest example of cutting Creative Commons corners.

Study: Internet censorship spreading.

Lawmakers fret over digital TV transition. Senate rejects extra $300 million for Real ID.

Larry Dignan: The $150 laptop saga: Checking out 2Checkout and Medison. Ryan Stewart: Silverlight release candidate now available.

Review (left): Fujitsu LifeBook A6030 (Core 2 Duo 2GHz, 2GB RAM, 120GB HDD, Vista Home Premium). Russell Shaw: More than "preferred provider," TeleBlend buys part of SunRocket's assets.

David Berlind: Step-by-step through Phase 1 construction of our video studio. Announcing ZDNet's 15th and 16th Deputy Product Testers of the Week.

Twitter lands VC funding. VMware lands Cisco as investor.

Topics: Security, Google, Linux, Open Source, Social Enterprise

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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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