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Larry Dignan: Why we don't trust Devil Mountain Software (and neither should you)
Christopher Dawson: Lower Merion School District: A case against school-owned laptops
Sam Diaz: WashPost: Diverse group developed codes for Google cyber attack
Garett Rogers: Google pulls plug on Google Gears, leaves developers stranded
Rachel King: Sprint says its first WiMAX phone will land before mid-year mark
Jason D. O'Grady: Apple bans boobs, babes and bikinis from App Store (updated 2x)
Garett Rogers: Hey Google, Opt-out doesn't work for social applications
Doug Hanchard: EPIC explains their FTC complaint about Buzz
Sean Portnoy: Clevo's X8100 loaded gaming laptop packs mobile Core i7, Nvidia GTX 285M graphics
Rachel King: Corsair Padlock 2 USB drive comes with password protection, 256-bit encryption
Doug Hanchard: Bill Gates TED discussion on Energy and Zero carbon footprint finally gets posted
Sean Portnoy: Sony launches its first 3D-capable A/V receiver for $500
Doug Hanchard: I found my Facebook friends advertised on CTV Olympic website
Joel Evans: 20MB downloads may make AT&T's network even worse
Dennis Howlett: Weekend rant - HSBC: global bank...give me a break
Brian Sommer: The State of Professional Services 2010
Paul Murphy: Network security and fun with routing
Andrew Nusca: Review: Avaak Vue personal video network simple to install, difficult to justify
David Morgenstern: Apple iPhone emissions land in the middle of the pack
Adrian Kingsley-Hughes: Dell Posts fix for Alienware M17x DPC latency issue
Andrew Nusca: PC makers ready iPad rivals, but can they shape an experience?
Adrian Kingsley-Hughes: Firefox 3.6 suffers from unpatched "highly critical" vulnerability
Janice Chen: Sony announces plans to take on Olympus and Panasonic Micro Four Thirds cameras
Andrew Nusca: Report: Apple to implement auto-switching on next-gen MacBook Pro
Doug Hanchard: EPIC urges court to block Google Book deal - breaks user privacy laws
Mary Jo Foley: The other Microsoft ballot screen: Coming to an Office 2010 SKU near you (in Europe)
Jennifer Leggio: Enterprise 2.0 gets Quick'n'Dirty
Matthew Miller: Freescale Smart Mobile Device pundits announced with two ZDNet reps
Heather Clancy: Wireless player plays up smart grid security theme
Adrian Kingsley-Hughes: Think Different - Fake iPhone for $40
Doug Hanchard; Police officer privacy, should officers be protected while on duty?
Zack Whittaker: EU browser ballot: Will universities let students choose?
Rachel King: Bang and Olufsen introduces 55" BeoVision 7-55 flat screen TV
Andrew Mager: Top 5 most interesting SxSW 2010 BizSpark finalists
Rachel King: Vivienne Tam unveils high-fashion Butterfly earbuds with Monster
Joe McKendrick: Maybe the recession was the best thing that ever happened to SOA
Matthew MIller: MobileTechRoundup show #198, MWC, HTC, and webOS
Rachel King: Windows 7 European browser selection screen screenshot revealed
ZDNet UK: Mozilla patches critical Firefox bugs
Mary Jo Foley: Microsoft set to begin browser-ballot rollout in Europe
Rachel King: Details leak on Lenovo ThinkPads W701 and W701ds
Dana Blankenhorn: Will open source accept Microsoft leadership
Tom Foremski: In social media how do brands monitor for sarcasm?
Dan Kusnetzky: Citrix and Novell doing the VM certification dance
Dana Blankenhorn: Text4Baby from Big Brother?
10 open source Windows apps worth a look
Apple CEO Steve Jobs: A modern day Walt Disney?