News to know: Microsoft; IBM; Crimeware; AT&T; Facebook; Jan Baan

Microsoft, IBM, crimeware, AT&T and Facebook are among Thursday's headliners.
Written by Larry Dignan, Contributor

Here are today's notable headlines. You can get News To Knowvia email alert andRSS daily. For continuous updates see BNET’saround-the-Web tech coverage:

Mary Jo Foley: Windows 7 download tool is back and now available under a GPL open-source license

Dancho Danchev: Zeus crimeware using Amazon's EC2 as command and control server

Larry Dignan: IBM: LotusLive paying subscribers go 0 to 18 million in a year

Brian Sommer: CEO Interview: Jan Baan

ERP Holiday Letter: "Did you get one in your vendor's card to you?

Phil Wainewright: Cloud computing, so much more than multi-tenancy

AT&T's wireless chief hints at curbing iPhone data hogs

Facebook force feeds new privacy settings: How many folks will really personalize them? Facebook statement

Matthew Miller: 3rd Annual Smartphone Round Robin kicks off

Nokia to close two US Flagship stores

Hands-on: B&N Nook is the king of connectivity and content

Andrew Nusca: Study: Americans consume 34 gigabytes of information every day

Joe McKendrick: Governance isn't just for on-premise services anymore

The global mobile industry needs a reality check

Christopher Dawson: Oh, that's why SIF is important

Apple tablet in the spring, for sure? Whatever...

Mary Jo Foley: Microsoft to move Orchard open-source CMS project to the CodePlex Foundation

Ad Age: Vevo Debuts as Top 10 Video Site

Zack Whittaker: About time! Office 2010 'academic edition'; Microsoft actually listens

Heather Clancy: Roambi reaches out to iPhone users with carbon emissions data

NYT: AOL Quietly Returns to Life on Its Own

Jennifer Leggio: An app that filters Twitter noise? It's about time

Tom Foremski: Paris diary: A new spirit among French entrepreneurs...

TechCrunch: Marissa Mayer Talks Google Search, Chrome, Online News And More At Le Web

Jason O'Grady: Analyst: Apple tablet to arrive in Spring for $1k

Sean Portnoy: Boxee takes inevitable hardware plunge with Box living room device

CNET's most popular home theater products of 2009 (photos)

Dana Blankenhorn: Back to they did too much on swine flu

Mobile Firefox nears launch

Adrian Kingsley-Hughes: Saboteur doesn't play well with ATI graphics cards

Rachel King: HP leaks slides with details on Radeon HD 5000-series GPUs

Android gets enterprise-grade email app

Bloomberg: EBay Lawyer Says Company Used Confidential Craigslist Data to Build Site

Dan Kusnetzky:Visiting Microsoft

Is Google DNS for your enterprise?

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