News to know: Microsoft; Linux failure; Mac clones; Chip shortfalls

Here are today’s notable headlines. You can get News To Know via email alert and RSS daily:Mary Jo Foley: Does the Windows 7 team have too much Apple envy?
Written by Larry Dignan, Contributor

Here are today’s notable headlines. You can get News To Know via email alert and RSS daily:

Mary Jo Foley: Does the Windows 7 team have too much Apple envy? Readers weigh in

Adrian Kingsley-Hughes: Argentinian Mac clone makes an appearance

Phil Wainewright: Microsoft: cloud tomorrow, jam next year

Reuters: Texas Instruments and 3 others cut chip sales targets

Jeremy Allison: When Linux fails

Dana Blankenhorn: Obama risks wasting billions on health IT

David Morgenstern: Mac Aspire can put your big picture into focus

GigaOm: Yahoo Plans to Launch a Mail App Platform

Google: New AdWords options for iPhone and G1.Techmeme

Sean Portnoy: New 802.11n Wi-Fi chip developed for cell phones, mobile devices

WSJ: Yahoo Closer to Naming CEO

Tom Steinert-Threlkeld: Time for Change at YouTube: Monetization "No. 1 Priority in 2009"

Christopher Dawson: How many printers do we need?

Jason Hiner: IT trends: The top five developments of 2008

Top 10 Windows XP tips of 2008

Adrian Kingsley-Hughes: Holiday Gift Guide 2008: Geek gifts ideas

Larry Dignan: Apple's touch ecosystem taking off (and it may be more than fun and games)

Firefox 3.1 Beta 2 includes private browsing mode

Josh Taylor: The BlackBerry Storm, three weeks later

Ryan Naraine: PHP 5.2.7 removed from distribution over security bug

Andrew Mager: Cupcake Camp 2: sweet, but chaotic

Janice Chen: More top budget cameras: Best digital cameras under $150

Matthew Miller: Google Android OS ported and running on the Nokia N810 Internet Tablet

Roland Piquepaille: Picking apples with a robot

Bits: Dell Sees Double With Data Center in a Container

Boomtown: Yahoo Moves Ahead With Layoffs on Wednesday: The Sad Details

Paula Rooney: Sun announces GA of mySQL 5.1

Paul Murphy: MySQL Vs. Unify Data Server: What might have been

Dignan: Survey: Google takes prize as IT dream job (with Microsoft, Cisco close behind)

Photos: Top-rated reviews of the week (right)

Sam Diaz: Archiving, data recovery sparks storage market growth.

Paul Miller: Mark Greaves of Vulcan sees business opportunities in the Semantic Web

WebStrategy: Understanding HP Lab's Twitter Research

Heather Clancy: IBM and Harvard applying tech grid ideas to solar grid research project

Sam Diaz: Bankruptcy for Tribune won't stop the inevitable

Zack Whittaker: Why the Kindle is off my Christmas list

A Tour of Nortel's WebAlive Virtual World for Business (right)

Andrew Nusca: Audio CAPTCHAs easy to crack, according to researchers

Forbes: IBM's Infinite Research Problem

Richard Koman: British ISPs block Wikipedia over album cover

Harry Fuller: The Pride of Fargo

Why are you managing your own power plant?

Pulitzer Prizes Broadened to Include Online-Only Publications … 

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