News to know: Microsoft, Apple update techniques; Ubuntu; Hacking Java; XP SP3

Notable headlines:Ed Bott: What Microsoft can teach Apple about software updates Compare and contrast gallery (right).Adrian Kingsley-Hughes: Ubuntu 8.
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Notable headlines:

Ed Bott:What Microsoft can teach Apple about software updates

Compare and contrast gallery (right).

Adrian Kingsley-Hughes: Ubuntu 8.04 "Hardy Heron" beta - making life easier for Windows users

Nate McFeters: Defeating the Same Origin Policy part 2

Heather Clancy: Not just hot air: Some details on Dell's server thermal design

Phil Wainewright: Customization: curse or blessing?

Tom Foremski: Signs point to Benioff to succeed Ellison at Oracle

Jason O'Grady: Excel:mac 2008 performance issues

Joe McKendrick: In a down economy, expect subprime SOAs to suffer

Dennis Howlett: The CIO's innovation dilemma

Marc Andreessen: The Psychology of Entrepreneurial Misjudgment, part 1: Biases 1-6

Mary Jo Foley: XP SP3's due date is now anyone's guess

C2: Microsoft's take on FriendFeed?

Need Vista SP1 help? Call Redmond toll-free

Christopher Dawson: UPenn says no

to Vista SP1

Vista followup - Turns out lots of you said no

Garett Rogers: Set change notifications in Google Spreadsheets

AP: DOJ approves XM-Sirius merger

Steve O'Hear: LiveJournal's new owners stick it to Advisory Board

Dan Kusnetzky: Egenera: New pals for PAN Manager

News.com: Netflix glitch to delay deliveries

TechCrunch: Facebook to launch preferred application program

Ryan Stewart: Dear desktop, welcome back

Richard Koman: Google pushing for TV white spaces to deliver nationwide Internet

Jason Perlow: Will You Standardize the @#$%! Chargers Please

We Don't Need No Stinking Black Boxes

Matthew Miller: T-Mobile rolls out BlackBerry 8820 with GPS and Hotspot @Home functionality

Reuters: 3Com revenue, net losses up

Engadget: Intel's Netbook revealed as the 2go PC

The embedded search investment

NetSuite adds analytical, accounting programs

NewTeeVee: Come on Down to South Park and Watch the Shows Online

Fortune: A half-billion in widgets — If Max Levchin's Slide can cure …

Are feds involved in bid to undo state open govt law?

Australian Tax Office CIO: Bill Gibson

How green could make Europe a tech power

Paul Murphy: Security: Lintel vs Wintel

Dan Kusnetzky: Tek-Tools Profiler for VMware

Photos: Nissan electric Cube at the NY auto show

Fastest-growing Web categories in February 2008

Roland Piquepaille:Diamonds are jet engines' best friends

STMicro chip quickly detects bird flu

Yahoo inks cloud computing research pact with Tata unit

Replacing wire with laser, Sun tries to speed up data

Foremski: Are trolls the rednecks of the social media world?

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