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Ed Bott: Is it OK to use OEM Windows on your own PC? Don't ask Microsoft
Dancho Danchev: Man-in-the-middle attacks demoed on 4 smartphones
Adrian Kingsley-Hughes: Apple nukes Psystar
Jason Perlow: My First Week With DROID
Larry Dignan: Google Book Settlement revised; Open Book Alliance pans it as mere 'nip and tuck'
IBM launches private business analytics cloud; Eyes 'easily consumable' BI for the masses
Sam Diaz: Intuit launches Customer Manager, a CRM tool targeted at small businesses
Garett Rogers: Is imminent Chrome OS launch reckless?
Photos: Top-rated reviews of the week (right)
Dennis Howlett: Another chapter starts to unfold in the SAP maintenance story
Mary Jo Foley: Microsoft admits its GPL violation; will reissue Windows 7 tool under open-source license
Tech M&A accelerates: Will the No. 2 and No. 3 players sell out or compete?
UMPC Portal: Sponsorship-supported Crunchpad is alive. ‘Steamrolling’ says Arrington.
Jason O'Grady: Chemical detection? There's an app for that
Matthew Miller: Who needs an Office app? Google Docs, Calendar & more all work on Nokia N900
Sean Portnoy: Best Buy Black Friday ad leaks online. Here are the HDTV and Blu-ray deals.
NYT: Apple Wouldn't Risk Its Cool Over a Gimmick, Would It?
Phil Wainewright: Can the Economist entirely be trusted?
Christopher Dawson: My new daughter is a lot like Linux
Brian Sommer: Before you do that BPO, Audit, Consulting or other services deal, check out these costs
Heather Clancy: Verne Global pledges greener cloud: No cost premium attached
Dignan: Android army keeps growing as Dell enlists; Will the mobile OS war follow PC history?
Gadget Lab: Verizon Won't Offer Free Tethering But Droid Hackers Might (Updated)
Jason O'Grady: AT&T responds to Verizon Wireless ads
Google increases potential of Google Voice with Gizmo5 acquisition
Nusca: Gunnar Optiks Legend eyeglasses reduces eye fatigue for some; offer Top Gun look for all [review]
Joe McKendrick: IT project risk aversion 101
Doug Hanchard: Life insurance may prove difficult to get if you contract H1N1
Zack Whittaker: Windows 7's first 100 days: So how were yours?
Dennis Howlett: Oracle consulting layoffs: but what's the number?
Harry Fuller: Geoengineering warning to Congress
Adrian Kingsley-Hughes: Friday Challenge: What's your take on OS/browser market share trends?
Christopher Dawson: From the ashes of Geode, AMD brings Bobcat with 1:1 possibilities
Foley: Office 2010 Beta 2 bits leak to the Web
Dan Kusnetzky:Engine problems create travel adventure
Verizon to test sending RIAA copyright warnings
Paul Murphy: An interesting exchange on politics and IT
Gallery: Board games on the iPhone
Rachel King: Facebook, Twitter, Last.fm and Zune video coming to Xbox LIVE
Dana Blankenhorn: Groklaw suggests Microsoft sue, do over authentication
The stupid network will get a hearing
I'm in a nanny state state of mind
Google: Firms can get rid of Office in a year
Where does HP's Procurve line go post 3Com?
National Journal Online: The Cyberwar Plan — IT'S NOT JUST A DEFENSIVE GAME …
Tom Foremski: Public healthcare could spur Silicon Valley innovation and create jobs
Smart Planet: Interactive TV builds literacy skills among low-income kids
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