News to know: Hotspot insecurity; VMware Fusion; Microsoft's iPhone

Notable headlines:George Ou: Hamster plus Hotspot equals Web 2.0 meltdown.
Written by Larry Dignan, Contributor

Notable headlines:

George Ou: Hamster plus Hotspot equals Web 2.0 meltdown.

Ryan Naraine: Blue Pill Project extends VM rootkit cat-and-mouse tussle. OpenBSD team mocked at first ever 'Pwnie' awards.

House OKs billions for federal science, tech projects.

Larry Dignan: VMware Fusion for OS X ready to lift off.

Gallery (right).

Dan Farber: The future of social networks. Predicting the next phase of the Internet. Denise Howell: Social networks: what goes out, what goes in.

Mary Jo Foley: Could Windows Home Server be Microsoft's iPhone? A (Microsoft) Code Name a Day: Confucius. David Berlind: Tech Shakedown #4: Should Vista be able to force an unwanted reboot when it wants to? Firewall redux: Could a public, open software behavior registry squelch useless dialogs?

Netvibes: Netvibes Introduces the Facebook Widget.

Matthew Miller: Nokia N81 8GB flash smartphone may be coming in August.

Beijing starts IT testing for Olympics. Last100: Amazon in your living room today and tomorrow.

Garett Rogers: Google still interested in bidding on spectrum in FCC auction.

Dana Blankenhorn: What scares doctors about technology. What is stalling open source in healthcare? Images:

Orion spacecraft prepares for moon landing.

Dana Blankenhorn: Taking the open source message on the road.

Phil Wainewright: Selling ads on Works because no one will buy it.

Publishing 2.0: Twitter is a publication. Ryan Stewart: Is Amazon getting into the Flash media streaming business?

Senate panel backs development of super V-chip.

Computerworld: Q&A: Symantec CEO John Thompson on poor customer service, storage standards.

PayPal offers 'pay later' option. Mary Jo Foley: Office for Mac 2008 delayed until next year.

Ed Burnette: Microsoft patent FUD working against Linux, says new study.

Review: HP Pavilion HDX.

Amazon experiments with groceries.

Aging infrastructure at heart of Minnesota disaster.

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