Afternoon happenings of note:
Can Microsoft stay a step ahead of the Vista pirates? Mary Jo Foley revisits the dreaded WGA issue. Microsoft's target: Frankenbuilds.
Ryan Stewart on Microsoft's blogger fest. More observations at Techmeme.
ZDNetters are debating the merits of AMD's Core Wars a mistake comments.
LinkedIn co-founder quits, joins Jaxtr.
David Berlind's Testbed: Newsgator updates knowledgebase on OPML export problem, hints at new feature too.
Solar flare hurtles toward Earth.
Attack code published for third Word flaw. Symantec dissects them.
Stolen Boeing laptop held ID data on 382,000 Boeing really needs to get a clue--this is the third such incident in 13 months. Is it that hard to secure laptops?
Peter Coffee's 25 Killer Apps of All Time
Time for IAC/Interactive to shine?