News to know: Google Chrome OS; Dell; AOL; Microsoft

Google's Chrome OS from security to Web apps, Dreamforce wrap, AOL, Dell, and government IT lead today's headlines.
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:

Google Chrome coverage:

Larry Dignan: Dell's third quarter disappoints yet it sees IT demand improving

Dreamforce coverage:

New PDF downloads: Readers Choice: Top 25 lightweight apps

2009 Smartphone and Carrier Buying Guide

Larry Dignan: AOL: Will Armstrong get any honeymoon?

CNet News: Going rate for acquisitions at Intuit: $170 million

Unboxing the free PDC laptop (photos right)

A PDC peek at a Microsoft server container (photos)

Doug Hanchard: FCC releases broadband agenda

Mary Jo Foley: Microsoft still working on an Adobe Lightroom competitor, but with a social twist

Ryan Naraine: Microsoft finds security hole in Google Chrome Frame

Matthew Miller: Hands-on with the HTC HD2, most impressive Windows Mobile device to date

Crave: Livescribe pen gets an app store

UK police make Zeus Trojan arrests

TechCrunch: TweetPhoto CEO Says Too Much In Interview, Gets Fired.  And That's Just The Beginning...

Andrew Nusca: Users should be smug, and why the Apple iPhone makes you feel smarter

Chris Jablonski: 7 things you should know about Body Area Networks (BANs)

Tom Foremski: Techmeme's 6 editors signals potential trouble with Google PageRank

Garett Rogers: Chrome OS will give Microsoft a run for their money

Heather Clancy: Peoplesoft founder pops up at eMeter

Andrew Mager: What's Happening Twitter? Slight languages changes have meaning

Jason Perlow: Messing around with the DROID camera

Sean Portnoy: Vizio announces Black Friday deals on its LCD HDTVs, Blu-ray player

Andrew Mager: Twitter adds "follow" buttons for your site

Tom Foremski: Rewarding tech that benefits humanity

Brian Sommer: Guerilla Marketing @ Dreamforce

Bloomberg: Facebook Common Stock Valuation Jumps 42% to $9.5 Billion

Kingsley-Hughes: GIMP dropped from default Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx installation

Christopher Dawson: How to add value, not just more tech, with Web 2.0+

Kingsley-Hughes: Apple Tablet - Unofficial, unannounced ... but still delayed

Dan Kusnetzky:Delta Sonic Car Wash systems deploys Vyatta

Rooney: Terracotta buys Quartz

Gizmodo: Is There Any Point to the World's First Wireless USB Drive?

Sam Diaz: AT&T launches Verizon counter-punch ad, keeps digging that hole

Microsoft designs laptop for developer giveaway

Harry Fuller: Alcohol and fuel cells in our future?

Dana Blankenhorn: MindTouch launches its open source cloud

Reid promises 60 on Saturday

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