News to know: Wither desktop OS; Mozilla naps on flaw; iPhone stats due; YouTube politics

Summary:Notable headlines:David Berlind: By 2010, will Windows ‘Seven’ (or any desktop OS) really matter? Mary Jo Foley: Drawing more Microsoft roadmaps.

Notable headlines:

David Berlind: By 2010, will Windows ‘Seven’ (or any desktop OS) really matter? Mary Jo Foley: Drawing more Microsoft roadmapsRyan Stewart: The desktop OS will still matter, just not which one. Techmeme.

Ryan Naraine: Mozilla caught napping on URL protocol handling flaw.

Larry Dignan: Apple's third quarter: All eyes on the iPhone. Jason O'Grady: First iPhone eBay application certified. Garett Rogers: iSearch: Google's iPhone search engine. TheStreet.com: Huge iPhone fees juice Apple.

YouTube video debate actually worked.

Larry Dignan: HP takes out Opsware for $1.6 billion; Andreessen scores. Marc Andreessen: HP buys my company Opsware for more than $1.6 billion in cash. Dana Gardner: HP's Opsware buy highlights burgeoning role of 'management.' HP opens wallet for software business.

Review (left): HP Pavilion dv2500t (Core 2 Duo 2GHz, 2GB RAM, 160GB HDD).

John Lam: A first look at IronRuby. Ryan Stewart: IronRuby pre-alpha release available.

Paul Murphy: What really drives PC churn?

Tom Foremski: Churchill Club: CIOs say budgets are up, hiring is up, outsourcing is up.

George Ou: Intel Quad Core CPU drops below $280

Jaxtr overseas call service doubles users in month.

Computerworld: Pakistan's offshore IT potential held back by political risks.

Larry Dignan: Now showing: Blockbuster squeezes Netflix. Techmeme. Will Amazon see Christmas in July?

Why do humans walk on two legs? To save energy. Images: Humans vs. Chimps at the gym (right).

Ars Technica/Open.Ended: The unforking of KDE's KHTML and Webkit. Infoworld: Why Microsoft should buy Red Hat.

David Berlind: Mashup culture shatters crusty, stodgy old approach to business app dev.

Ryan Naraine: CEO out in Core Security shake-up.

Larry Dignan: 3G: Are we there yet? MarketWatch: TI posts lower pr

ofit, sales amid weaker demand.

Joshua Greenbaum: SaaS Goes IPO (again): SuccessFactors Files, and Now the Questions Begin. Ryan Stewart: Extending SalesForce.com and SOA with rich internet applications.

Russell Shaw: Research firm: facilities move most common enterprise VoIP "trigger"

Dana Gardner: SOA will fold into general enterprise architecture, Linthicum tells Open Group crowd. Dennis Howlett: C'mon Microsoft, don't be shy.

Photos: The world's tallest building (right).

On antitrust, is Google the next Microsoft?

Adrian Kingsley-Hughes: Did anyone really expect the iPhone NOT to have a serious security vulnerability?

Topics: iPhone, Browser, Hardware, Hewlett-Packard, Mobility, Operating Systems, Social Enterprise

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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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