Larry Dignan: Dell signs up for Microsoft-Novell partnership; SUSE Linux or bust. AP: Dell Signs on With Microsoft, Novell. Statement.
Dan Farber: Comcast goes with Zimbra for new collaboration suite. David Berlind: Zimbra's Scott Dietzen Unplugged: Comcast deal puts Zimbra in the big leagues now. News story. Gallery at left.
Dan Farber: Massive IBM U.S. Global Services layoff on the horizon? Sphere focuses search on time and connections.
Ed Burnette: Sun preparing answer to Flash, Silverlight?
- Ed Bott: Microsoft's hidden diagnostic tool unlocks Vista startup secrets. Gallery (right): Troubleshoot slow starts with Vista's Event Viewer.
- Mary Jo Foley: Ten lessons the Xbox Team can teach the rest of Microsoft.
- Intel, Dell hold off on internal rollout of Vista. Mary Jo Foley: Intel and Dell not yet ready for Vista, but AMD is.
- Vista draining laptop batteries, patience.
AP: Survey Defines Split in Technology Use.
Ryan Naraine: Controversial 'month of bugs' getting security results. Adrian Kingsley-Hughes: Trojan impersonates Windows activation.
George Ou: Comprehensive RAID performance report. Gallery (left): Debunking RAID performance myths.
Engadget: New Zune on Monday?
Tom Foremski: Does Google have a huge conflict of interest? Donna Bogatin: Google blasts Web bots: PC big culprit in drive by downloads. Garett Rogers: Try another Google prototype.
Computerworld: TSA hard drive goes missing.
Yahoo-Microsoft talks--the goose chase:
- Larry Dignan: Report: Microsoft, Yahoo talks no longer active.
- Microsoft and Yahoo deal: Decker, Liddell would play big roles.
- Microsoft hot for Yahoo: Is it for real this time?
Review: Velocity Micro ProMagix E2035 (right).
TechCrunch: Second Life: Europeans Outnumber Americans 3 to 1.
John Spooner: AMD: What's the plan Hector?
Dion Hinchcliffe: Enterprise 2.0 as a corporate culture catalyst. Joe McKendrick: AJAX and Enterprise 2.0 for that 'last mile' of SOA.
Bills propose reporter's shield for bloggers.
Review: EGO Waterproof Sound Case for iPod (left).