News to know: Apple's tablet; Quattro Wireless; VMWare; XP discount; EMC; CES

Apple's rumored tablet and a sneak peek at CES top today's headlines.
Written by Sam Diaz, Inactive

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

Sam Diaz: Not an iPhone or Macbook. Apple's Tablet will offer a new experience

Sam Diaz: Report: Apple to acquire Quattro Wireless

Larry Dignan: VMware eyes Zimbra: Desktop ambitions come into focus

Mary Jo Foley: Microsoft offers Windows XP, Office XP users 50 percent discount to encourage upgrades

Larry Dignan: EMC picks up Archer Technologies, folds it into RSA

Heather Clancy: Headed to CES? Some green tech companies you should visit there

Andrew Nusca: Skiff e-reader turns newspapers digital with 11.5-inch touchscreen

Gallery: With 11.5-inch touchscreen, Skiff Reader is optimized for newspapers, magazines

Joe McKendrick: New 'Orderly' schema threatens XML dominance?

Dana Blankenhorn: Five more Google New Year resolutions

Joe McKendrick: Welcome to 2010, a year about nothing...

Larry Dignan: The year ahead: Five moving parts behind a 2010 tech recovery

Tom Foremski: 2010 prediction: A media Tsunami is coming...

Greg Sandoval: U2's Bono blames ISPs for piracy

Sean Portnoy: HDTVs/Home theater at CES 2010: What are you most looking forward to?

Forrester: Microsoft will pay i4i but Word won't get left behind

David Morgenstern: Mac mini: Apple's new entry-level server platform?

Andrew Nusca: First capacitive multitouch netbook tablet, Lenovo IdeaPad S10-3t, arrives

David Morgenstern: A few terrific Photoshop tips

Paula Rooney: Citrix's Next XenApp due in first half, webcast this week

Ryan Naraine: Adobe working on new automatic (silent) updater

Andrew Nusca: Toshiba mini NB305 netbook offers full-size keyboard, 11 hours of battery life

Larry Dignan: Verizon ups Android ante; Offers 2 Droids for 1 deal

Christopher Dawson: So what's my vision for Dawson's School of Online Learning?

Ryan Naraine: Apple (Snow Leopard) malware blocker collecting cobwebs

Christopher Dawson: Freescale tablet - What was that about 1:1?

CNET: Seesmic buying Ping.fm social update service

Paula Rooney: Samba4 release pushed back to late 2010, 2011?

Rachel King: Freescale announces 7-inch smartbook tablet design

Dana Blankenhorn: The Blumenthal bet in health IT

Dennis Howlett: Enterprise 2.0: Totally Unacceptable

Dana Blankenhorn: Open source needs two strong arms

Adrian Kingsley-Hughes: Mozilla pushes back Firefox 3.6/4.0 release dates

Paul Greenberg: CRM 2010 Watchlist - Part IIA

Zack Whittaker: Start-up visas to entice 'foreigners with good ideas'

Larry Dignan: Chip sales turn positive in November

Rachel King: Samsung unveils four netbooks running on Intel Pine Trail; up to 12 hours battery life

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