Mary Jo Foley: Windows Server 2008 RC0, Vista SP1: Back together again.
EchoStar to buy Sling Media for $380 million. Techmeme roundup.
Review: 'Halo 3' an amazing package. Images: Locked and loaded for 'Halo 3' DemoFall 07: Dan Farber: SceneCaster: 3D media creation and sharing for the masses. Attendi offers a social twist on search.
LongJump debuts Web applications catalog. Fluid Innovation bets on Virtual Ventures. Dana Blankenhorn: Qumranet builds proprietary desktop on open source kernel. Larry Dignan: Building a data center circa 2007. Computerworld: The Grill: Microsoft CIO Stuart Scott on the Hot Seat.
Ryan Naraine: Storm Worm botnet numbers, via Microsoft.
Dan Farber: The Google express train. Garett Rogers: Gmail Mobile was updated today. David Berlind: Are multiple global forces conspiring to knock Microsoft's other foot off the cliff's edge?
Jason O'Grady: Apple needs a thinbook in the lineup. Adrian Kingsley-Hughes: Steve Jobs proves you can't please all the people all the time.Russell Shaw: Woz: iPhone price drop was "too soon, too harsh" Forbes: Stealing Clicks.
TechCrunch: Pownce vs Digg: Who Will Kevin Rose Back? Mary Jo Foley: Yahoo, WPP join Microsoft in questioning Google-DoubleClick merger.
George Ou: Finally a reasonably cheap 80 Plus power supply.
Washington Post: Contractor Blamed in DHS Data Breaches. Larry Dignan: DHS security flap swirls around Unisys. Study: Businesses falling short on data disposal. Joe McKendrick: IT may carry the water for SOA for some time to come.