News to know: iPhone OS 3.0; Text messaging; Social search; Morro; Palm

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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. For continuous updates see BNET’s around-the-Web tech coverage.

Mary Jo Foley: Former Softie to take real-time social-search startup public

Matthew Miller: iPhone OS 3.0 update fails connecting to cellular data network

Microsoft to scale back Soapbox video service

Washington digs in on text message pricing; asks about carrier exclusivity

Richard KomanGenachowski sails through FCC confirmation hearings

Tom Steinert-Threlkeld: 'Quality Scores' For Web Content: How Numbers Will Create A 'Beautiful Cycle of Greatness for Us All'

TED: Q&A with Clay Shirky on Twitter and Iran

Adrian Kingsley-HughesCould you switch over to being 100% open source?

Ed Bott: Hands on with the Windows 7 Touch Pack

PE Hub Blog: Private Equity and Venture Capital To Be Regulated

BoomTown: MySpace: After the Layoffs, Here's What's What and What's Next

Sony "Zappin" B-Series Walkman

Mary Jo FoleyMore alleged Microsoft Morro screen shots, details leak

Rachel KingRetro is the wave of the future for camera design

Larry Dignan: Bing's search boost continues, but will the gains hold?

Phil Wainewright: Adobe morphs the online spreadsheet

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Jennifer LeggioBuilding walls between PR, journalists: A worst practice

Paul Miller: Semantic Search Round Table at the Semantic Technology Conference

Jennifer Bergen: Gadget Gal's daily deals: Flip Mino camcorder, Sharp 19-inch HDTV, Sennheiser headphones

Jason Hiner: BlackBerry Tour offers solid features, but adds to branding confusion

Heather Clancy: Best practices resources for paper cuts of the environmental sort

Dell bolsters virtualization, data center portfolio

Andrew Nusca: Disney, Asus launch 'Netpal' netbook for kids

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