News to know: DEMO, Google, Live Mesh apps, Microsoft PCs

Here are today’s notable headlines. You can get News To Know via email alert and RSS daily:Ed Bott: Should Microsoft get into the PC hardware business?

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

Ed Bott: Should Microsoft get into the PC hardware business?

DEMO: Today's Web becomes a two-way street - Sam Diaz

Andrew Mager: TechCrunch50: Day 1

Gallery: The sights of TechCrunch 50 [right]

Mitch Ratcliffe: Social design advice for Starbucks

Mary Jo Foley:Microsoft building a family of Live Mesh applications

Paula Rooney: Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2008, System Center VM Manager 2008 will ship in 30 days

Adam O'Donnell: Spammers are Social, Too

Ryan Naraine: WordPress shuts door on new PHP attack vector

Too much 'whining' and not enough action on SOA?

Video: Will one company control the cloud?  [right]

Tom Steinert-Threlkeld: Maybe It's Time for Twenty-Somethings To Take Over Media

Joshua Greenbaum: Microsoft Hitting Google Where it Hurts: Making Ad Words Accountable

Jeremy Allison: Learning the programmer's craft 

Larry Dignan: Google makes waves and may have solved the data center conundrum

Google: An antitrust target?

Jason D. O'Grady: Garmin releases RoadTrip Mac client software

HP: We've broken the 24-hour battery life barrier

Dana Blankenhorn: Ad danger to open source

Yahoo search arrives on AT&T mobile phones

Sprint readies retail swat team to improve customer service

IBM reworks storage strategy

Oliver Marks: An enterprise balancing act in the cloud

Dave Greenfield: Are browsers the answer for the 3-D Web?

Adrian Kingsley-Hughes: Does DRM guarantee Spore is destined for extinction?

Jennifer Leggio: 'I Hate the New Facebook' group surpasses 500,000 protestors

What is UR txt msg str@tegy?

Christopher Dawson: Will we see a new OLPC XO in 2010?

Ubuntu Intrepid Ibex edges closer

London Stock Exchange hit with 'connectivity issue'

Intel rolls out low power server chips

Video: Can Chrome give Internet Explorer a run for its money? 

Matthew Miller:  Microsoft finally adds WiFi store to the Zune with Zune 3.0

Roland Piquepaille: 68 molecular building blocks of life

Richard Koman: LHC and Faith-Based Science

Real ready to fight Hollywood

Paul Murphy: Where there's hype, there's fire?

Heather Clancy: Adaptec adds custom power management to its RAID products

Harry Fuller: Cities poised as leaders in a globally warmed world

Photos: Top 10 reviews of the week [right]