News to know: Google Health; Yahoo; XP's early days; Your IT budget

Notable headlines:Dana Blankenhorn: Google Health makes its pitchBidShift uses Saas to right nursing shortageComdex days for healthcare ITGarett Rogers: Chatback: Let people comment using Google TalkGoogle fires up this year’s Summer of CodeGoogle: Consortium builds transPacific cable to connect U.S.

Notable headlines:

Dana Blankenhorn: Google Health makes its pitch

Garett Rogers: Chatback: Let people comment using Google Talk

Ed Bott: Remembering Windows XP's early days

Dana Blankenhorn: Ubuntu's Shuttleworth: mobile Linux stalled by proprietary lock on industry, lack of neutral Linux platform

For Shuttleworth it all comes down to trust

Mary Jo Foley: Windows Home Server 'Vail' to get more entertainment hooks

Gartner: Prep those IT cost cutting plans

Video: Will Web users flock to Flock?

Microsoft Wireless Laser Mouse 6000 (2008 at right)

Larry Dignan: Researcher: Critical vulnerability found in VMware's desktop apps

VMware steps up IT automation game

Dan Kusnetzky: Storage virtualization: Why aren't the big guys talking more about it?

New York Times: FCC to act on delaying broadband traffic

Techmeme: Yahoo Buzz launches. Yahoo: An open approach to search Dave Greenfield: SpigIT: an enterprise social network that’s fun and games

Christopher Dawson: The firewall is a little restrictive, don't you think?

Phil Wainewright: SaaS client reaches functional parity with client-server

Joe McKendrick: 'Give businesspeople a reason to care about SOA; give them BPM'

Another view: SOA opening up 'can of worms' in organizations

Larry Dignan: The EU: Too much control over the tech sector (and Mi

crosoft) ? John Carroll: Tempering the EC's antitrust enthusiasm

Photos: Nokia's flexible, bendy, transparent phone

Russell Shaw: Technology for "stretchable" cellphones now on exhibit

Roland Piquepaille: Lensless camera for nanoscale imaging

Ed Burnette: Forget AMD, Intel should buy Nvidia

Harry Fuller: Little nation has big green ideas

Janice Chen: Sony announces two new line-topping cameras: Cyber-shot DSC W300 and DSC-H50

Heather Clancy: How green is your network? D-Link sparks conversation on green factor of Ethernet gear

Webtop meets desktop: Are we there yet?

At FCC, change must be the mantra

Jason O'Grady: John Stewart's iPhone: Product placement or pop culture?

Apple: The angst vs. the reality

AppleInsider: New MacBook Pro parts appear in inventory

Beyond compliance: Keys to effective user access risk management

Police Blotter: Armed robbers nabbed through text messages

New alliances reshaping the LCD industry