News to know: Dell; Army bans USB drives; Salesforce; Microsoft

Here are today’s notable headlines. You can get News To Know via email alert and RSS daily:Larry Dignan: Cost cutting pays off for Dell; IT spending, demand 'challenging'Sam Diaz: Salesforce bucks trend for Q3; shares rising.

Here are today’s notable headlines. You can get News To Know via email alert and RSS daily:

Larry Dignan: Cost cutting pays off for Dell; IT spending, demand 'challenging'

Ryan Naraine: Under worm attack, US Army bans USB drives

Mary Jo Foley: Microsoft Big Brains: John Shewchuk

Jason O'Grady: Holiday Gift Guide 2008: Bargain Apples

Roland Piquepaille: A 1.4-gigapixel camera to detect asteroids

Adrian Kingsley-Hughes: Microsoft: Free anti-malware for all (Windows users)!

Bits: Debating the Vices and Virtues of Google

Ed Burnette: iPhone vs. Android development: Day 4

Jennifer Leggio: Don't brandjack the Shaq - and watch your client's back

EIC podcast: Jerry Yang; BlackBerry Storm; Gadgets

Joe Brockmeier: Gartner tries to scare businesses adopting open source

Tom Steinert-Threlkeld: Video Is Not The Future of the Internet. It’s the Present.

Photos: Nokia, Navteq team up as traffic monitors

Webware: Google SearchWiki brings custom search results

Michael Krigsman: 5 reasons to kill IT projects

Sean Portnoy: Vizio unveils $1,999.99 55-inch 120Hz LCD HDTV for January release

Sam Diaz: Amazon CTO: Cloud infrastructure keeps companies focused on innovation

NYT: Teenagers' Internet Socializing Not a Bad Thing

Jennifer Leggio: Fortune 500 series: How OfficeMax uses social media

Heather Clancy: It's green report card season: Proclamations from IBM, SAP, Toshiba and Xerox

Ars Technica: Canadian regulators allow P2P throttling

Photos: Gadgets we're thankful for, part 1 (right)

Online advertising growth stalls from second quarter to third quarter

Sun updates NetBeans with PHP support

Larry Dignan: Subscription music services: Are we there yet?

Matthew Miller: Thanks Microsoft, I will now subscribe to the Zune Pass

Virtual worlds: Not so Lively

IAB: Internet Advertising Revenues in Q3 '08 at Nearly $5.9 Billion

Dan Kusnetzky: Wyse, more than just thin clients