News to know: Devil Mountain; Vudu; China hackers; Apple-Nokia; Amazon

Devil Mountain Software, Wal-Mart's purchase of Vudu and the FCC's broadband recommendations top today's headlines.
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Jason Perlow: Some Clarity about the Devil Mountain Software Clarity Suite

Sam Diaz: Wal-Mart buys Vudu, jumps into streaming movies. (Porn, too?)

Larry Dignan: Google hackers loosely tied to Chinese government?

Doug Hanchard: FCC: Broadband Recommendations, Education E-Rate Programs and Future of Media Presentation

Sam Diaz: FTC finds sensitive data on P2P networks, issues warning

Larry Dignan: Smartphone wars: Apple fires back at Nokia; Court skirmishes heat up

Adrian Kingsley-Hughes: Apple cleans up App Store, goes PG-13

Mary Jo Foley: Amazon becomes the latest company using Linux to pay Microsoft for patent deal

Zack Whittaker: Governments spy, corporations spy, even schools spy

Joel Evans: What ELSE do we need in a mobile phone user interface?

Tom Foremski: Single women and Silicon Valley's drive to innovate...

Joe McKendrick: Seven reasons SOA is a liberating force

Janice Chen: Samsung announces S90 competitor, high-speed compact, and two rugged point-and-shoots

Paula Rooney: Torvalds vents about religious extremism

Mary Jo Foley: Seven's not always Microsoft's lucky number: Dynamics NAV 7 ERP delayed

Rachel King: Android-based Acer Liquid e smartphone headed to Rogers this spring

Larry Dignan:Macmillan's DynamicBooks demo: Textbooks to the 'Wii era'?

Mary Jo Foley: Microsoft releases updated Windows 7 deployment tools

CNET Photo Gallery: Timing of the games: then and now

Rachel King: MSi debuts 16" GE600 gaming laptop with 500GB hard drive, ATI Radeon graphics card

Tom Foremski: Technology helped BMW Oracle win back the America's Cup

Jason D. O'Grady: The iPad's impact on App Store approvals

Larry Dignan: Iron Mountain buys Mimosa Systems

Rachel King: Habey debuts BIS-6620 mini PC with Intel Atom Z510; starts at $299

Sean Portnoy: Intel will sell as many boxed Pentium CPUs as Core-based processors in Q1 2010

Michael Krigsman: Social networking: Influence, followers, and 'nexus leaders'

All your power needs in a box? A Bloom box

Mary Jo Foley: New Microsoft codenames galore added to February CodeTracker

Rachel King: Microsoft developing charging pad with OLED screen and Wi-Fi?

Dana Blankenhorn: Health costs up because everyone wants to play House

Heather Clancy: Survey: Utilities believe nuclear, wind have most potential to serve environmental needs

Robin Harris: Why RAID 6 stops working in 2019

Rachel King: Pentax releasing limited edition K-7 Silver DSLR with minor upgrades

Dana Blankenhorn: One small win for a man, one giant win for open source

Dion Hinchcliffe: Ten emerging Enterprise 2.0 technologies to watch

Adrian Kingsley-Hughes: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 470/GTX 480 make a early retail appearance

Dennis Howlett: Software buyers must preserve 3PM rights

Heather Clancy: Distributed computing works, why not distributed energy?

Dana Blankenhorn: Risks in Google killing Adobe Flash

Dan Kusnetzky: Star Wind Software claims "Zero to SAN in 30 Minutes"

Paul Miller: Putting the Semantic Web to work in e-Commerce with GoodRelations

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