News to know: Virtual PC examined; Oracle joins Eclipse; New Google Desktop

Summary:Notable headlines:Microsoft Office finds its voice.Ryan Naraine: Hacker builds tracking system to nab Tor pedophiles.

Notable headlines:

Microsoft Office finds its voice.

Ryan Naraine: Hacker builds tracking system to nab Tor pedophiles.

David Berlind's Virtual PC Review: Microsoft’s Virtual PC 2007 in action.

Gallery 1: Virtual PC's installation sequence.

Gallery 2: Virtual PC user interface (right).

Ed Burnette: Oracle commits to Eclipse persistence project, joins board of directors.

Garett Rogers: Google Desktop version 5 released. Google announcement.

Mary Jo Foley: Microsoft Research shows off what’s next for search. Outsiders get first peek at Microsoft's TechFest.

Larry Dignan: Can Sourcefire monetize Snort?

New iTunes version still not fully Vista-ready.

Adobe's future:

Dana Gardner: Oracle cozies up to Spring developers by making EJB runtime open source under Eclipse.

Mary Jo Foley: Vista-compatible Visual Studio refresh ships. Microsoft responds to DOT ban on Vista, Office 2007.

InformationWeek: Forrester Report Claims R&D Studies Are Biased.

BusinessWeek: Last days of Internet radio?

Reuters: Yahoo to run on millions of Windows Mobile phones.

Computerworld: A Zettabyte by 2010: Corporate data grows 50-fold in three years.

The Consumerist:
8 Confessions Of A Former Verizon Sales Rep.

Photos: Take a wild ride to the Geneva Auto Show (right).

Pro-G: Commodore returns with new gaming PCs.

AP: Yahoo Sees Smooth Sailing for Panama.

Google vs. Microsoft: 

Study: Identity theft keeps climbing.

Read/Write Web: Segala Wants To Be The VeriSign Of Web Trust.

Matthew Miller: Details emerge that the Vulcan FlipStart is actually a real device.

Microsoft's rocky road to Mac Office 97.

Computerworld: How dangerous is Skype?

AP: TiVo, EarthLink
Team on TV, Net Services.

Topics: Google


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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