News to know: Exchange 2010; Google; Oracle and EC; CIO priorities; Smartphone buyer guide

Handicapping Exchange 2010; Google buys AdMob and CIO priorities under the microscope lead today's news.
Written by Larry Dignan, Contributor

Here are today’s notable headlines. You can get News To Know via email alert and RSS daily. For continuous updates see BNET’s around-the-Web tech coverage.:

Mary Jo Foley: Windows Server 2008 R2 finally gets its day in the sun

Larry Dignan: Google picks up AdMob for $750 million; Targets mobile display ads

Google: Investing in a mobile future with AdMob

Sam Diaz: Oracle: EC has 'profound misunderstanding' of database market; DOJ seems to agree

David Morgenstern: Snow Leopard update squashes bugs

Ryan Naraine: Mac OS X mega patch covers 58 security vulnerabilities

TechCrunch: Exclusive: Google Has Acquired Gizmo5

Zack Whittaker: Paperless students? Never going to happen

Sprint to cut 2,000 to 2,500 jobs

Sam Diaz: Survey: Cloud confusion among IT could slow enterprise adoption

Matthew Miller: Smartphone Buyer's Guide: What are the choices on my carrier?

Silicon Alley Insider: EA Acquires Playfish For Up To $400 Million

AP: Electronic Arts posts 2Q loss, plans layoffs

Andrew Nusca: RIM announces app payment platform, Adobe partnership, OpenGL ES support

Eco-friendly Sony HDTV turns off when you leave the room

TechRepublic: Five reasons why Windows 7 XP Mode will encourage upgrades

Digits: App Watch: HD Radio for the iPhone

MarketWatch: Cisco takes advantage of strong appetite for bonds

Images: Firefox through the ages

Dana Blankenhorn: Where should Mozilla go from here?

Foley: Microsoft 'builds a branch to Java developers" with Teamprise buy

Sean Portnoy: Sony to charge $24.95 for Bravia owners to rent "Chance of Meatballs" before DVD release

Adrian Kingsley-Hughes: Counting vulnerabilities is pointless

Kingsley-Hughes: OpenOfficeMouse - Put an end to button envy!

Jennifer Leggio: American Express OPEN keeps 'pulse' on small business with social media

Heather Clancy: Fortune Data Centers gets its LEED Gold certification

Doug Hanchard: Northrop Grumman sells consulting firm in leveraged buy-out

Wireless users may be shut off if sharing copyrighted files

Money pit? Clearwire to get cash infusion

Zack Whittaker: 10 technological changes in 10 technological years

Howlett: Fidor Bank: a glimpse to the future?

Google trying not to cross 'the creepy line'

Rachel King: Black Friday digital camera and camcorder deal reports are rolling in

Australian iPhone worm won't give some users up

Skype snags chief technology strategist from Cisco

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