News to know: Vista advice; HP; Patent wars

Summary:Notable headlines:Microsoft patent case stirs software export fears.Larry Dignan: HP’s quarter by the numbers; channel stuffing chorus may rev up.

Notable headlines:

Microsoft patent case stirs software export fears.

Larry Dignan: HP’s quarter by the numbers; channel stuffing chorus may rev up. SeekingAlpha: Earnings call transcript.

TechCrunch: Kevin Rose at FOWA: Digg Adopts OpenID. Richard MacManus: Do You Actually Use OpenID?

Mary Jo Foley: Linux power lunch: Debian founder visits Microsoft. Microsoft set to publicize list of 800 Vista-compatible apps.

David Berlind: Making the most out of your megapixels.

Justin Rattner: Tera-Scale: What Would We Do with All These Cores and How Would We Feed Them?

Vista advice central:

George Ou: Living with Windows Vista: Week one report card.

David Berlind: To upgrade or not to upgrade: A digital family talks about its plans for Vista.

Adrian Kingsley-Hughes: Screenshots Microsoft Virtual PC 2007 (at right).

Ed Bott: Vista Hands On #5: Edit boot menus and more.

Mitch Ratcliffe: The Great Vista/Mac Showdown: Return to battle, no memory hogs found at startup.

Garret Rogers: Charts in Google Spreadsheet are imminent.

Dan Farber: In software services we trust?

WSJ: Google needs TV friends. YouTube deal with CBS unravels. Larry Dignan: The Joost-Viacom love in (and what they meant to say). Techmeme discussion.

Jonathan Mendez: 7 ways to optimize your YouTube tags.



Dan Farber: Edgeio launches classified platform for the masses. Techmeme discussion.

UCSF nurses test tablet PCs. Images (at right).

Engadget: IEEE pushing 802.16m WiMAX to 1Gbps, hopes to converge with 4G.

Ryan Stewart: WPF and proving the importance of experience. Yourminis gets a makeover, starts talking Apollo. Joost and Viacom - a win for desktop Rich Internet Applications.
 
Adrian Kingsley-Hughes: When will we start to see OEMs ship new PCs with Firefox or Opera installed? AMD Athlon 64 X2 6000+ out - Still can’t beat Intel’s E6700.

Images: Cashing in on green ideas (at right).

Larry Dignan: JetBlue fiasco: A database could have made a difference. Computerworld: Overwhelmed IT systems partly to blame for JetBlue meltdown.

Baseline: Virtualization: PG&E's Power Play.

Donna Bogatin: Blog Hillary launches, Clinton targets gender ‘User Generated Politics.'

Bill Gates and Steve Jobs to make joint appearance.

Topics: 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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