Microsoft Office 2010's launch, Facebook's social plug-ins, patch day and ARM and Atom chips in the data center top today's headlines. Get the day’s rolling posts via Twitter,RSS, or email.
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Microsoft launches Office 2010 in New York and despite all the talk about cloud options the software giant is still king of the productivity software hill. Nevertheless, the competition is picking up and Google is already launching its Apps counter programming. More on Office:
Also on the security front, Dancho Danchev raises an interesting question: Should countries that have suffered cyber attacks respond? The answers are quite complicated. Also there's a new attack that bypasses every Microsoft defense. These are fun times in security land folks.