News to know: Windows 7; Oracle patches; CES wrap; Satyam saga

Summary:Here are today’s notable headlines. You can get News To Know via email alert and RSS daily:Mary Jo Foley: Microsoft reboots borked Windows 7 BetaThe Windows Blog: Here's where we standJoe Brockmeier: Windows 7 as "Linux killer"?

Here are today’s notable headlines. You can get News To Know via email alert and RSS daily:

Mary Jo Foley: Microsoft reboots borked Windows 7 Beta

Ryan Naraine: Oracle planning Patch Tuesday whopper

Adam O'Donnell: Phishers as street-level drug dealers

Brian Sommer: Will the Satyam incident spur real change?

Larry Dignan: Rest in peace Roland Piquepaille

Times of London: Revealed: the environmental impact of Google searches

CNET News: Intel to bring out chip for lower-cost thin laptops

Christopher Dawson: "It's too small, it's too slow, and the keyboard's dumb"...Or is it?

Andrew Nusca: Focusing attention is the new work ethic

NYT: A Software Populist Who Doesn't Do Windows

Jason O'Grady: MWSF09 Best in Show: TechRestore matte finish MacBook screen

Newsweek: The Search For The Next Steve Jobs

Dana Gardner: Predicting vitality of 'SOA' completely misses the point -- legacy IT is dead

All Facebook: Facebook Prepares To Launch FriendFeed “Like” FeatureZack Whittaker: Podcast: Can Silverlight be the Flash killer?

Matthew Miller: Palm WebOS is all about the Mojo

Paula Rooney: Firefox team stops collecting data to ensure user privacy

Dennis Howlett: Layoffs at Gartner and AMR

Sam Diaz: Satyam scandal: Arrests and new board members

Christopher Dawson: New Classmate PC all about "ecosystem"

Andrew Mager: The Crunchies 2009. Gallery (right)

Ryan Naraine: Google adds HTTPS-only browsing to Chrome

Heather Clancy: Solar advocacy group strikes deal for special pricing, financing

Times of India: Mumbai police to look out for unsecured Wi-Fi connectionsRichard Koman: Still waiting for tech to transform 3rd world

Sam Diaz: Apple at CES? Don't believe it.

Dana Blankenhorn: HIMSS going open source?

Amazon EC2 launches Web-based management console

Circuit City in talks for sale; Best Buy narrows its fiscal 2009 targets

Topics: Operating Systems, Microsoft, Oracle, Software, Windows

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