News to know: Facebookgate, XP, iPhone credit, greentech in 2009

Here are today’s notable headlines. You can get News To Know via email alert and RSS daily:Larry Dignan: 'Facebookgate': Fake Class of 2013 groups today; Annoying marketing tomorrow?

Here are today’s notable headlines. You can get News To Know via email alert and RSS daily:

Larry Dignan: 'Facebookgate': Fake Class of 2013 groups today; Annoying marketing tomorrow?

Mary-Jo Foley: Microsoft to allow custom PC makers to stock XP through mid-2009

Jason D. O'Grady: AT&T lowering credit standards to move iPhones?

Harry Fuller: Next year: science and greentech in Washington D.C.

Photo Gallery: NASA looks back on 2008

Garett Rogers: Google kicks off countdown to Christmas

David Morgenstern: Changing the (bad) behavior of your MacBook's keyboard backlight

Brian Sommer: Spammers – Best wishes for 2009!

Heather Clancy: Product lifecycle management could get boost from green manufacturing initiatives

Ed Bott: Which sites will make the IE8 Compatibility Hall of Shame?

Matthew Miller: SeeqPod Mobile brings an attractive streaming music service to Windows Mobile

Adrian Kingsley-Hughes: Abit to close at the end of the year?

Roland Piquepaille: Inside an active volcano on Montserrat

Heather Clancy: EPEAT, EcoLogo join forces on green stamps of approval

Matthew Miller: Review: Samsung Behold and Motorola MOTOZINE ZN5 on T-Mobile

Joe Brockmeier: Companies drive open source success?

Garett Rogers: Google Apps adds shared contacts and a new contact manager

Heather Clancy: LED leader Cree goes after office, institutional settings with larger fixture

Roland Piquepaille: New tape to protect buildings from explosions

Sean Portnoy: Parrot hatches Philippe Starck-designed Wi-Fi speakers with Bluetooth, iPod dock

Joe Brockmeier: No such thing as a free Linux distro

Zack Whittaker: Windows 7 7004; compatibility worries; performance beats Vista

Sean Portnoy: Intel to showcase Widget Channel Internet TV platform at CES

Paul Murphy: Postdictions for 2008

Jason D. O'Grady: The App Store is not a free market

Heather Clancy: Get-cher green gadgets here: New universal power adapter, spec for low-power remote controls

Brian Sommer: Satyam – Time for a real (early) Spring Cleaning

Sam Diaz: YouTube overtakes Yahoo, Microsoft in U.S. search

Harry Fuller: I won't have to blog about the Detroit automakers again until next year

Andrew Nusca: Unconfirmed: T-Mobile G2 due Jan. 26, 2009

Phil Wainewright: SaaS delivers return *before* investment

Churchill Club podcast: Around the world in 140 characters: Twitter, the Web, and survival

Sam Diaz: It's OK to be mad at Apple but give Schiller some respect

Joe McKendrick: Five fearless predictions for SOA 2009

Andrew Nusca: The Toybox in 2008: A retrospective

Tom Steinert-Threlkeld: The Internet On Trial

Mary Jo Foley: Microsoft puts finishing touches on updated unified-communications platform

Joe McKendrick: SOA for the greatest logistical night of all

Jennifer Leggio: NFL uses Reality Digital to turn fans into video producers

Joe McKendrick: A modest proposal for an IT bailout

Sam Diaz: RIAA drops mass lawsuits, recruits ISPs to crack the whip

Mary Jo Foley: Could Seadragon, Zune VideoX be among 'premium' Win Mobile services?

Dana Blankenhorn: The Microsoft secret and open source

Larry Dignan: Palm CEO: It's not too late for us; Is it a dead company walking?

Ed Bott: That Windows 7 bootleg is a ticking time bomb

Andrew Nusca: BREAKING: Internet broken, North America-Asia cables damaged

Roland Piquepaille: How many atoms to build a computer?

Andrew Nusca: Dell's 'leather-wrapped' Studio XPS 13, more Adamo info leaked

VIDEO: CEO predicts future uses for Twitter

Dana Blankenhorn: Obama skepticism was 10th most read post of 2008

Michael Krigsman: UK Transportation Department IT failure: 'Stupendous incompetence'

Andrew Nusca: Samsung to launch next Android phone in Q2 2009

Jason D. O'Grady: Apple sued over Apple TV, Airport Express and Mac

Larry Dignan: Oracle puts in its sights

Dan Kusnetzky: What to do when a business hotel doesn't have a WiFi network?

Podcast: MIT CFO Symposium: Dealing with the unexpected

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