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Written by Larry Dignan, Contributor

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.

Dancho Danchev: Weak passwords dominate statistics for Hotmail's phishing scheme leak

Larry Dignan: The Android army: Verizon Wireless, Google ink collaboration pact; Google Voice support on tap

Five reasons Google Android smartphones will beat iPhone, BlackBerry, WinMo

AT&T ends iPhone VoIP restrictions; Skype set free

Garett Rogers: Countdown to Google Voice on iPhone

Matthew Miller: HTC announces HD2 with large capacitive display and 1GHz processor

Windows Mobile 6.5 disappoints; no Start customizations and stylus still required

Microsoft My Phone service helps you find your missing phone and much more

Mary Jo Foley: Microsoft opens Windows Marketplace for Mobile with 246 apps

BBC: Google targeted in e-mail scam

Heather Clancy: A million seats and counting: Verdiem scores another major customer, partner for power management software

Report details action plan for smart grid standards

Chris Jablonski: A brain-computer interface that communicates thoughts between people

Joe McKendrick: How to kick-start 'depressingly low' SOA service consumption

Andrew Mager: whatbrowser.org: Google explains the most important piece of software

CNet News: Schmidt: We paid $1 billion premium for YouTube

GigaOm: Windows 7 to Usher in Profitless Prosperity

Andrew Nusca: Study: 67% of Mac users would inst

all, try Windows 7 if it was free

Adrian Kingsley-Hughes: Free VMware Player 3.0 RC - A worthy upgrade

Gallery: Free VMware Player 3.0 RC - A worthy upgrade (right)

Is NVIDIA dead?

NYT: A New Web Tool to Take Control of Your Health

Jennifer Leggio: Google: It's not me, it's you

Gallery: Kosmix social search (right)

Tom Foremski: Tealeaf: 80% report problems with online shopping, many tell their friends

Brian Sommer: Novel/Inadvertent way to promote a tech conference

Jason Perlow: Frugal Tech Show with Altus CEO Ted Cocheu

Richard Koman: NYC expands Gov 2.0 with Big Apps

FTC endorsement rules were inevitable

Enterprise Advocates launches; Targets IT buyers

Dignan: Helpstream aims to be bridge for social CRM, marketing and returns

Dennis Howlett: Mindjet takes on Cisco with Catalyst

Major outage hits T-Mobile Sidekick users

Jennifer Bergen: Gadget Gal's daily deals: Nextar Q4 GPS, Canon PIXMA printer, Toshiba Regaza HDTV

Christopher Dawson: Macedonia rolls out 53,000 Classmate PCs

Steve Ballmer and licensing: The video

Ballmer: Microsoft never recovered from Vista blow

Sam Diaz: Two bars at home; three at work. Wireless coverage data is going granular

Dave Greenfield: Skype's New Revenue Model

Dan Kuznetsky: HP Answers Thin Client Questions

CTERA launches CloudPlug; Aims for cloud-attached storage

Dana Blankenhorn: Netgear offers an open source router that is an applications platform

Smoking gun in Viacom, YouTube case?

Can IBM's DNA transistor someday take genetic sequencing mainstream?

Palm developer program set for December lift-off

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