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Sam Diaz: AOL to layoff 700, consolidate groups

Larry Dignan: SAP plans to cut 3,000 jobs; 2009 seen as challenging

Richard Koman: Cox Cable will block P2P traffic as it sees fit

Tom Steinert-Threlkeld: Cable Might Try To Kill TV. It Would Not Be Suicide.

Sam Diaz: Dell to record Q4 charge of $280 million

Jennifer Leggio: I am popular on Twitter. Here's why this means nothing.

Matthew Miller: T-Mobile announces updated Shadow Windows Mobile Smartphone

Christopher Dawson: Why aren't schools using open source software?

Sam Diaz: iPhone vs. Storm: I finally made my tough decision

CNET: AT&T, Comcast expected to help RIAA fight piracy

Sam Diaz: Newspapers in peril: NYT ad revs tank, looking to sell Red Sox; Media News forces furloughs

Jason D. O'Grady: iPhone app Grocery iQ acquired by Coupons, Inc.

Michael Krigsman: Oak Park, IL cancels PeopleSoft implementation

Richard Koman: MSFT: EU would force users to pick browser

Andrew Nusca: Imitate Google, or risk getting buried?

Mary Jo Foley: Microsoft delivers new Vista SP2 test build

Dana Blankenhorn: GNOME turns to Facebook for your support

Andrew Nusca: Click fraud at record high, poor economy to blame

Jennifer Leggio: Twiistup preview - which companies made the cut?

Tom Foremski: Titanic security battles in the cloud - live interview with Eva Chen, CEO of Trend Micro

Matthew Miller: Opera Mini 4.2 for Android brings microSD support and video viewing capability

Harry Fuller: What's it take to build a new hyrbid car? Try 119 new patents.

Dana Blankenhorn: HealthCentral trying the consumer health roll-up

Zack Whittaker: Tagging: the most crucial technology from Microsoft to date

Heather Clancy: You against the green IT world. Do your practices stand up against the best?

Paula Rooney: Hyperic, JasperSoft team to provide IQ systems intelligence solution

Dana Gardner: Visibility and control over API use is crucial as enterprises ramp to SaaS and cloud models

Joe McKendrick: Shovel-ready SOA

David Morgenstern: Seagate offers drive firmware fix for Macs

Sean Portnoy: Buffalo Tech returns to the router game, updates NAS lineup