News to know: Facebook; Google miss; Microsoft; Bugs galore

News to know: Facebook; Google miss; Microsoft; Bugs galore

Summary: Notable headlines:Larry Dignan: Google isn't perfect: Earnings fall short of expectations. Relax folks, Google isn't Yahoo.

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Larry Dignan: Google isn't perfect: Earnings fall short of expectations. Relax folks, Google isn't Yahoo. Techmeme: Facebook acquires Parakey. Reuters: Facebook acquires Net start-up Parakay. Ryan Stewart: Is Facebook going to compete with Adobe AIR? Denise Howell: I'm in ur Facebook app, slurpin' up ur feeds.

New hires, datacenter investments evident in Microsoft earnings.

Microsoft earnings hit target. Mary Jo Foley: Wanted: New information on XP SP3. It is time to stop the spread of Vista SP1 misinformation!

David Berlind: Chime.TV's subject-based channels cut across Internet video sources with one UI.

Broadcom, Verizon Wireless reach 3G phone deal.

Ryan Naraine: Opera plugs nasty code execution hole. Firefox raises barrier to cross-site scripting attacks. 3 critical flaws fixed in Firefox 2.0.0.5. Dennis Howlett: Dear Larry (Ellison). SAP posts strong quarter; gains share.

Photos: Compact digicams for the SLR set. Where's the SLR-style compact camera?

AMD posts quarterly loss amid price war.

Russell Shaw: SunRocket creditors announce two preferred providers: Vonage takes big hit.

John Spooner: Intel: Penryn at the ready? Adrian Kingsley-Hughes: Back to the "too many Linux distros" debate.

'Berry bad work-life balance?

Larry Dignan: AT&T paying Apple $3 a month for every iPhone customer?

WiMax goes mainstream: Sprint, Clearwire to build national network. Photos: Cirque du Soleil's inner workings (right).

Dan Farber: Pageflakes adding media partners and social networking. Steve O'Hear: Boxedup, social bookmarking for "things you want."

U.S. offers $968 million for disaster technology. Feds scramble to meet data breach deadline.

Ask.com to Give People Unmatched Privacy Control.

Russell Shaw: BlackBerry Patent app describes tethered BlackBerry user alarms. Congress hearings on Google-DoubleClick scheduled. Dan Kusnetzky: Why are there so many open source processing virtualization projects?

Topics: Google, Microsoft, Social Enterprise

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