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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: Microsoft bends (a little) on Windows 7 due date

Sam Diaz: Amazon: "Kindle exceeded our most optimistic expectations"; beats Q1 estimates

AMR Research: Process Readiness: Are you ready to run a Marathon?

Dancho Danchev: Conficker's estimated economic cost? $9.1 billion

Larry Dignan: Are netbooks really junky?

Heather Clancy: AMD's latest power play
Andrew Mager: YouTube's social toolbar needs work

Twitter: The CIO's new best friend?

Electronic PulpSalma Hayek's Apple MobileMe account hacked, couldn't have been easier 

Verizon HTC Touch Diamond photos

Jason O'GradyAT&T's iPhone vs. Pre comparison chart

Harry FullerAnother greentech challenge: the perfect dust filter

IBM's latest DB2 woos Oracle customers

John Morris: AMD pushes Phenom II X4 to 3.2GHz

AllThingsDComputer Buyers Have to Consider System Upgrades

Adrian Kingsley-Hughes: Ubuntu 9.04 "Jaunty Jackalope" is ready for download - Go get it!

Gadget Gal's daily deal: iPod nano, LG 42-inch LCD HDTV, Nokia bluetooth headset

Jennifer BergenApp stores to thank for iPhone and Android growth

Open APIs for secure social enterprise computing drive innovation

Dana Blankenhorn: Why it is always 1986 in health IT