News to know: Vista's anti-piracy trap; Apple TV delay; Tech policy

Summary:Notable headlines: Ed Bott: Vista WGA problems confirmed (below). Adrian Kingsley-Hughes: What does Windows Vista reduced functionality mode look like?

Notable headlines: 

Ed Bott: Vista WGA problems confirmed (below).
Adrian Kingsley-Hughes: What does Windows Vista reduced functionality mode look like? WGA blog focus.

How to Galleries: The deactivation process, reduced functionality mode and getting Vista back.

Flaws in tech support tools open PCs to attack. Ryan Naraine: Researcher issues Oracle DB ‘cursor injection’ warning.

George Ou: Annoying quirks in Vista Photo Gallery.

Jason O'Grady: Apple TV is a lead zeppelin. Apple TV launch put on pause. Gizmodo: Exclusive Video Leaked: iPod Firmware Coming, Enables Cover Flow.

Adrian Kingsley-Hughes: Where’s the iPod GPS receiver?

RoughlyDrafted: How FairPlay Works: Apple's iTunes DRM Dilemma.

Adrian Kingsley-Hughes: Build a cheap, overclockable PC (right).

Computerworld: Want to cut the security risks from home offices? Here's how

Print this: Ryan Stewart's list of Rich Internet Application Technologies.

Tech Policy Summit: Fixing the patent system…soon.
 Solving the energy problem--Dan Farber.

Marc Orchant: ThinkFree Office - 250,000 registered users.

Symantec unleashes Norton 360. Review: Norton 360.

Matthew Miller: Nokia S60
VoIP support is way ahead of Windows Mobile.

NY Times:
Practical Fusion, or Just a Bubble?

Microsoft to acquire search start-up Medstory. Mary Jo Foley: What’s really behind Microsoft’s healthcare push? Donna Bogatin: Microsoft to battle Google in online healthcare. Techmeme discussion.

AP: NY Youths in Plea Deal in MySpace Case.

Larry Dignan: Will Vista’s search upend Google Desktop? Yahoo’s Panama out of the gate strong, but …

AP: Electronic Arts Replaces CEO Probst.
Marvell Tech Soft on Sales.

Topics: Apple


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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