News to know: Vista's firewall; RSA; iConcertCal

Summary:Notable headlines: The fiscal 2008 Federal budget has landed. Feds allocate $65 billion for IT in proposed 2008 budget.

Notable headlines:

The fiscal 2008 Federal budget has landed. Feds allocate $65 billion for IT in proposed 2008 budget. Bush seeks spending hikes in research, surveillance.

Google releases new link reporting tool. Discover your links.
Who links to your site? Company offers Google ad alternative.

Donna Bogatin: Web 2.0 at IBM, live! Social Capital Theory Meets Web 2.0.

Caught in the IT Pay Squeeze.

When is a firewall not a firewall? When it’s Vista’s built-in firewall. Photos: Configuration hell.

Microsoft raises support fees for Windows, Office.

What do bloggers make? Technorati ranks revisited.

The Great Vista/Mac Showdown: Minimum requirements; Vista isn’t bloatware.

Facebook: Smart or stupid?

Google Office vs. Microsoft Office: What’s the end game? Techmeme discussion.

Security gets mainstream attention at RSA. McAfee makes debut in safeguarding business data. Video: RSA 2007.

Hard drive vanishes from VA facility.

Cisco Chief Chambers May Say Sales Growth Will Slow This Year.

Photos: The return of Colossus.

Bud.TV not ready for prime time.

Philippe Kahn: Original Software Gangsta Still on a Mission.

Sony revealed as buyer of Ipix patents.

Dx3 - A rock star Rich Internet Application conference.

Analyst: Wall Street doesn’t quite get SOA yet.

Apple, Beatles settle lawsuit. Burnette: Apple settles.

Snap Preview Anywhere is Web 2.0 kudzu.

iConcertCal: for the concert going iTunes user.

Orbiting Junk
, Once a Nuisance, Is Now a Threat.

to Launch Digital Movie Store.

Brilliant new startup: Useless Account.

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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