Ryan Naraine: Firefox ships 'fix' for QuickTime attack vector. Backdooring Windows Media files (and assorted Microsoft security problems). Dan Farber: Opsware adds storage to datacenter automation suite.
David Morgenstern: Microsoft offers 'peak' at Office 2008 for Mac.
John Spooner: Intel Penryn set to arrive early. George Ou: Intel demos second-gen, 45nm Nehalem CPU. Larry Dignan: Intel to launch Penryn in November. Intel statement. In core wars, AMD carves out some open field. Intel reaps Havok for $110 million.
Larry Dignan: Is there anyone not targeting Microsoft Office? Mary Jo Foley: Is Lotus Symphony the next Office killer? Dan Farber: IBM attacks Microsoft with an OpenOffice symphony. Paula Rooney: IBM Symphony falls on deaf ears without open source e-mail, calendar. Phil Wainewright: Yahoo! targets Exchange, not Office, with Zimbra. Techmeme.
George Ou: Is the 50 watt PC possible using commodity parts?
Larry Dignan: OnForce raises $6.75 million venture round; Eyes expansion.