News to know: Facebook Ad(vertorial)s; Microsoft CIO booted; Salesforce.com data loss

Notable headlines:Mary Jo Foley: Microsoft CIO Stuart Scott is out. Report: StrongBox, Component Delivery Platform to debut in Windows 7.
Written by Larry Dignan, Contributor

Notable headlines:

Mary Jo Foley: Microsoft CIO Stuart Scott is out. Report: StrongBox, Component Delivery Platform to debut in Windows 7. New Microsoft datacenters on tap for Chicago, Dublin. Microsoft's Windows Live finally starting to come into its own.

Larry Dignan: Facebook launches its ad platform; Coca Cola as friend? Gallery (right). Rough Type: The social graft. Dan Farber: Facebook Ads: Monetizing the social graph and social graft. Techmeme.

Dan Farber: Surprise--OpenSocial is alpha code.

SecurityFix: Salesforce.com Acknowledges Data Loss. The Salesforce.com letter. David Berlind: Phishing-based breach of salesforce.com customer data is more evidence of industry's need to act on spam. Now.

Ed Bott: Vista Hands On #19: Get one-click access to Vista network properties.

Ryan Naraine: Exploit posted for Viewpoint Media Player flaw. TippingPoint flags another 'high risk' Adobe vulnerability.

Garett Rogers: Google Reader now very functional on iPhone.

Michael Krigsman: Serious IT governance issues at UK Revenue & Customs (HMRC). Dan Farber: Is Ballmer signaling a Yahoo deal? Defragging Enterprise 2.0.

David Morgenstern: Some new iMacs stuck at Leopard's login.

Red Ferret Journal: Nokia perfects the clicky tactile touchscreen - iPhone gnashes teeth, swears revenge. News.com: Yahoo executives grilled by Congress over China policies: Live-blogging. Computerworld: About 165,000 Web sites knocked offline by NaviSite outage.

David Berlind: Dell: The M2300 may look like a subnotebook, but it's certifiably a 'workstation.'

Roland Piquepaille: Automating chip debugging.

Robin Harris: Build a SuperZune!

Mary Jo Foley: Microsoft readies free enterprise-search product. Gallery (right). Larry Dignan: Another Apple Tablet PC rumor: Do you buy it? OLPC’s XO Laptop hits mass production.

Adrian Kingsley-Hughes: Leopard, Vista: More alike than you might think. Mary Jo Foley: It’s payback time: If the Vista team could write ad copy. Poll of the Day - Vista vs. Leopard.

Images: NASA builds Orion mockup. George Ou: A rational debate on Comcast traffic management. Dana Blankenhorn: Can Monster win online health wars with Healthcare.com? Lenovo unveils its first addition to Think PCs. Symbian shipments up 56 percent, sales up 30 percent. Book excerpt: 'The Entrepreneur's Guide to Second Life'

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