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New to know: Looking back on 2007 and forward for 2008

Notable headlines:As the year winds down, bloggers around the world are looking back on the year in technology and making some predictions about what's around the corner. ZDNet bloggers are applying the wisdom of the readers, discussing the most popular posts of the year.

Notable headlines:

As the year winds down, bloggers around the world are looking back on the year in

technology and making some predictions about what's around the corner. ZDNet bloggers are applying the wisdom of the readers, discussing the most popular posts of the year. In broad strokes, the big will continue to get bigger in 2008, expanding their empires. Thousands of startups, some even graying and entering middle age, will dress themselves up to attract rich suitors and strive to find legitimate business models. We can only hope that 2008 continues the momentum of 2007, with a focus on innovation rather than status quo.

Steve O'Hear: The Social Web 2007 year in review: 10 most popular posts

Garett Rogers: Google Predictions for 2008

Joe McKendrick: Ten more ways SOA made a difference in 2007

Russell Shaw: Number Five Most-Commented Post of 2007: all cellphone contracts must die

Matthew Miller: The iPhone and HTC devices were the most discussed and most popular of 2007

Dion Hinchcliffe: The top Enterprise Web 2.0 stories of 2007

Robin Harris: 2008: Linux's year on the desktop

Anshu Sharma: 9 predictions I will regret in 2008

Adrian Kingsley-Hughes: How Microsoft (and Apple) will respond to very-low-cost Linux systems

Dan Kusnetzky: The Role of Access Virtualization

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Adrian Kingsley-Hughes: Music studios: Love Amazon, hate Apple

Mitch Ratcliffe: Erosion of privacy is a corporate strategy

Dennis Howlett: Benazir Bhutto assassinated: Twitter’s utility

David Morgenstern: What Mac apps will get 'Sherlocked' at Expo?

Mary Jo Foley: Microsoft's $300 million 'consumer product blitz' inches closer

Ed Bott: What's the real story on the Windows Home Server data corruption bug?

Jason O'Grady: To jailbreak or not to jailbreak my new iPhone?

Heather Clancy: Chain reaction: Buck airfare, hold a Web conference, cut CO2 emissions