News to know: Intel vs. AMD; Community Wi-Fi; Patch Tuesday; Vista DRM

Notable headlines:George Ou: Intel turns up the efficiency and performance heat on AMD.Community Wi-Fi comes to San Francisco.

Notable headlines:

George Ou: Intel turns up the efficiency and performance heat on AMD.

Community Wi-Fi comes to San Francisco.

Dennis Howlett: Show me the Web 2.0 money. Ryan Naraine: Critical IE update headlines bumper Patch Tuesday. Mary Jo Foley: Patch Tuesday: No Vista hotfixes via Windows Update. Richard Stiennon: Hacking tools don't hack, hackers do.

David Morgenstern: A Mac-to-school guide.

Review (right): Velocity Micro Vector GX Campus Edition (overclocked Core 2 Duo E6320).

Ed Bott: Busting the FUD about Vista’s DRM.

Mary Jo Foley: Sun, Google and Adobe now gunning for Microsoft Office. Microsoft readies new test builds of Exchange 2007 SP1, PerformancePoint 2007.

A (Microsoft) Code Name a Day: Tahiti.

Larry Dignan: Oracle announces price list for 11g.

David Berlind: What AMD, EMC, and HP are doing to help customers go green. Holistically (including economics and environment), Moore’s Law could be failing.

Phil Wainewright: SaaS invades enterprise software markets.

APC: Google launches YouTube-style

embeddable maps. Google Blogospcoped: First Google Health Screenshots

Videoconferencing ties seniors with families. Gallery (right).

Paula Rooney: Ubuntu Chief: Microsoft invests big bucks on OpenXML standards effort.

Robin Harris: Can Apple's new Pages replace Word?

Heather Clancy: A green thumbs-up for tech remarketer Vibrant Technologies.

Dave Winer: Facebook is opening up. Symantec, Intel work on security on microchips.

Search Engine Land: Yahoo Local Gets A Sophisticated Makeover.

Ars Technica: Report: Cable companies facing big bandwidth crunch.

Matthew Miller: First T-Mobile USA 3G device may be coming in September.

Jason O'Grady: Whither Aperture?

Larry Dignan: VMware rockets; Virtualization hits Wall Street. Techmeme.

Computerworld: IT Execs Seek New Ways to Justify Web 2.0.

Thousands of miles, tons of tech.

Cellulosic ethanol: A fuel for the future?

TheStreet.com: Profit slips at Applied Materials.

Photos: NASA prepares for moon mission--under water

Dana Blankehorn: Should doctors rent a CIO?

Lime Wire to Enter Music Download Market With New Digital Store and Inks Deals With Music Companies.