News to know: Apple; Phishing attacks; RIM; Intel

Apple, phishing attacks, RIM's latest Bold and Intel lead Monday's headliners.
Written by Larry Dignan, Contributor on

Here are today’s notable headlines. You can get News To Know via email alert and RSS daily. For continuous updates see BNET’s around-the-Web tech coverage:

Garett Rogers: Questions about Google Public DNS

Dancho Danchev: How many people fall victim to phishing attacks?

Oliver Marks: Why 'Free Conference Calls' are like Russian Roulette

Jason Perlow: For Vertical Market Smartphone Apps, Is Webkit the "True" Dev Target?

Andrew Nusca: With 3G, quad-band and Wi-Fi calling, RIM BlackBerry Bold 9700 is best fixed QWERTY smartphone to date

Christopher Dawson: What's behind my Classmate PC problems?

Robin Harris: The last word on Swoopo

Adrian Kingsley-Hughes: Intel Larrabee delayed, small cloud of vapor all that remains

Matthew Miller: Verizon confirms Android 2.0 upgrade with Google Maps Navigation for Droid Eris

Sam Diaz: Google acquires EtherPad maker for Google Wave team

Heather Clancy: SmartSynch promises "universal" connections for the smart grid

Sam Diaz: Apple about to acquire Lala. Are iTunes music streams coming?

Mary Jo Foley: Office 15: Let the feature requests begin

Zack Whittaker: Twitter in a nutshell: The student guide

Janice Chen: Why you should shoot RAW format for your holiday photos

Top-rated reviews of the week (photos)

Sean Portnoy: Is CableCard dead? FCC weighs alternatives.

Rachel King: Toddlers on Twitter via The Twoddler?

SmartPlanet: Harvard, MIT researchers use gaming GPUs to simulate brain

Nusca: Without keyboard, is this the next Motorola Droid?

Doug Hanchard: Teenagers addicted to the internet have higher mental health risk

Supernova: The battle for the soul of the Web

Jason Perlow: Frugal Friday: RIP Crunchpad, Apple/Psystar Settlement, Comcast/NBC, Chrome OS, Google DNS, Microsoft Forefront TMG and UAG

Joe McKendrick: SOAP versus REST: a matter of style?

iPhone: The 13 apps of Christmas

The Browser Mob: Google Public DNS vs OpenDNS vs Your ISP's DNS - measuring performance

Christopher Dawson: Goodbye, Dictionary.com...Hello, Google Dictionary

Portnoy: Survey says buyers looking for smaller HDTVs this holiday season

Dana Blankenhorn: David Blumenthal unveils an FCC of health IT

Ars Technica: How Hollywood plans to keep prices up as movies go online

The good news on cell phones and cancer

Computerworld: Study: MySQL use to drop under Oracle ownership

10 Linux features Windows should have by default

Google derangement syndrome

Harry Fuller: Copenhagen: a spectator's guide

Paul Murphy: The Hoffman files: counting votes in NY23

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