News to know: Zero-day liabilities; interviewing Henry Blodget

Summary:Headlines of the day: Is MS Office becoming a zero-day liability all year long? Also playing it safe with Vista.

Headlines of the day:

Is MS Office becoming a zero-day liability all year long? Also playing it safe with Vista.

TechMeme creates the second handiest link for me. The first is here.

Melinda Gates Unbound. (Programming note: This link goes to the free WSJ designed to attract bloggers--and minimize the flack I get for linking to a site where you need a subscription.) And while I'm at it here's another WSJ headline: Too many gadgets, too few outlets.

Cassatt management tools take on Xen, networking.  

Will folks give up their virtual property to avoid taxes? 

A scathing review of CNBC's Henry Blodget interview.

Platforms are the new portals. Buzzword alert: Deportalization. And the post that started the whole discussion.

Looking for a map of the Internet?

Big weekend for Google:
Google Earth adds a Wikipedia layer; People go ga-ga for gmail, but Donna Bogatin doesn't buy it; Google Checkout goes international; Google Base's rates change. Google Finance to get a facelift.

Sabre, owner of Travelocity, is on the block.

Move over silicon, there's new transistor material in town.

Is Steve O'Hear a victim of Digg censorship? The New York Times caves in to social media (sniff, sniff).

Nissan plans new fuel-cell vehicle.

InformationWeek highlights the latest out of Microsoft Research.

Topics: Google


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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