News to know: Windows 7; FCC; Census IT; HDMI; MacBook mystery; Fave Windows programs

Summary:Notable headlines:Ed Bott: Your turn: Readers choose their 10 favorite Windows programs Gallery (right)Mary Jo Foley: Why Windows 7 might go to piecesMichael Krigsman: Billion-dollar IT failure at Census BureauGeorge Ou: HDMI survival guide for home theaterDavid Morgenstern: The MacBook's mysterious WiFi dropout problem is still unsolvedAdrian Kingsley-Hughes: S3 Graphics launches Chrome 400 Series - DirectX 10.

Notable headlines:

Ed Bott: Your turn: Readers choose their 10 favorite Windows programs Gallery (right)

Mary Jo Foley: Why Windows 7 might go to pieces

Michael Krigsman: Billion-dollar IT failure at Census Bureau

George Ou: HDMI survival guide for home theater

David Morgenstern: The MacBook's mysterious WiFi dropout problem is still unsolved

Adrian Kingsley-Hughes: S3 Graphics launches Chrome 400 Series - DirectX 10.1 and HD support for under 60

Larry Dignan: FCC: Verizon Wireless a big 700 Mhz auction winner; Now what?

Garett Rogers: Google releases AJAX Translation API

News.com: LinkedIn's business directory goes live

Christopher Dawson: Classmates for the rest of us!

Security wrap:

Photos: Dinosaur sightings: Osborne 1 and TRS-80 4P

Rik Fairlie: Apple's new AirPort Express 802.11n takes the slow lane. Jason O'Grady: Straight outta Aki

Dana Blankenhorn: Appcelerator says it has forge 2.0

Dion Hinchcliffe: Standards support for mashups emerge

James Farrar: Facebook: Revolution, Weed and Philanthropy

Google data watch: Enough with the overanalysis

JuicyCampus, free speech, and personal responsibility

Richard Koman; Inside China's Golden Shield

Amazon: Our most fulfilling service yet

Roland Piquepaille: 25 environmental threats in our future

Henry Blodget: AOL: Many Senior Managers Were Against Bebo Buy Steve O'Hear: Report: AOL ignored senior mana

gement doubts over Bebo buy

Photos: Flying car readies for takeoff in New York

Matthew Miller: Google Android device from HTC dubbed the "Dream"

Amazon's Bezos: Our Kindle supply issues almost fixed

Josh Taylor: Sony PS3 getting BD-Live sooner rather than later

Adrian Kingsley-Hughes: I'm really worried about AMD ...

Vista SP1 collateral damage not as bad as I had expected

Grading Gartner and Forrester

Kara Swisher: BoomTown Decodes TechCrunch's Dream Team Memo (So You Don't Have To)

Dan Kusnetzky: The battle over the embedded hypervisor

Christopher Dawson: New WiFi from Intel improves rural communications

Paul Miller: Jim Hendler shares AI's lessons for the Semantic Web

Ina Fried: Are Apple's ads hurting Microsoft's brand?

Topics: Apple, Google, Government, Government : US, Hardware, Microsoft, Operating Systems, Security, Software, 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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