News to know: Google; Text messaging; Spam; Microsoft

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Written by Larry Dignan, Contributor

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

Tom Steinert-Threlkeld: Learning From The Train Wreck Of Text Messaging

Garett Rogers: Google wants your Hotmail, Yahoo and AOL contacts

Jason Perlow: Microsoft: It's time to consummate the marriage with Citrix already

Heather Clancy: Software for the green of art, or Autodesk gets green-minded with its design applications

Photos: Top 10 reviews of the week (right)

Dancho Danchev: Spamming vendor launches managed spamming service

Techmeme: Developers vs. iPhone App store

Oliver Marks: Next Generation Cost Effective IT Infrastructure

Barrons: Low Bid: Why eBay Shares Trade Near Their Five-Year Low

VentureBeat: Seagate elbowing its way further into consumer backup market

Dana Blankenhorn: Ubuntu should not copy the Mac. Does interoperability violate the GPL?

NewTeeVee: P2P Is Coming To YouTube

Mary Jo Foley: About those Windows Live Messenger outages...

Josh Taylor: iPhone 2.1 first impressions: So far, so good

Deb Perelman:It's all email's fault

Computerworld: Man accused in TJX data breach pleads guilty

Sean Portnoy: Two new apps turn smartphones into Wi-Fi hotspots

Joe Brockmeier: Foiled by Facebook? Mangled by mailing lists? Employers do take note

Sam Diaz: Microsoft ads are still shoulder-tapping. OK. OK. I'm listening already.

Dave Greenfield: Immersive Cocoon: The Answer for the 3-D Internet?

NYT: Capturing the Moment (and More) via Cellphone Video

Jason O'Grady: Save Pandora, Apple

Matthew Miller: Video look at the Palm Treo Pro, my soon-to-be new daily device

Deb Perelman: My Awesome IT Job: Web developer, Martha Stewart, Webmaster, Emeril Lagasse

Dan Kusnetzky: Hurricane Ike and some class acts

Photos: Hurricane Hunters fly into Ike (right)

Roland Piquepaille:First synthetic tree mimics transpiration

Dana Blankenhorn: Dr. House meets HAL

Joe McKendrick: What the business doesn't know about SOA won't hurt it (Part 2). Part 1

Reuters: Electronic Arts ends merger talks with Take Two

Sam Diaz: Yahoo: Open is not just 'Flavor of the Month.'

Japan is Web "Future-Ready." U.S. lags far behind.

Andrew Mager: Bear Hug Camp: a microblogging meetup

Koman: China proposes UN policy to defeat anonymity

Judge: Probable cause required for location info

Hackers deface LHC site, came close to turning off particle detector

Christopher Dawson: Still loving my BlackBerry

Larry Dignan: Wanna get green? Compress your email; Couple IT, facilities; Power down

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