News to know: Microsoft payback; Satyam; Yahoo re-org; Twitter

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Here are today’s notable headlines. You can get News To Know via email alert and RSS daily.  For continuous updates see BNET’s around-the-Web tech coverage

Sam Diaz: Microsoft to laid-off workers: Give us back our money

Brian Sommer: A shrinking Satyam

Larry Dignan: Yahoo's pending reorg: All Bartz has to do is simplify

Oliver Marks: The Twitter Fantasy

Jason Perlow: Apple: If you don't "do cheap", let someone else do it instead

Harry Fuller: Algae to oil: big step toward realization

Zack Whittaker: Gates discusses next generation of technology with students

Harry Fuller: More U.S. tax credits for more electric cars

Dana Blankenhorn: My comparative effectiveness story

Sam Diaz: Yelp's bad press lesson: Squash the allegation, not the reporter

Jennifer Leggio: Cool Tools - GoLearn Skateboarding brings GPS-enabled features, instruction to the iPhone

Andrew Nusca: The credit crisis, visualized

Jennifer Leggio: Social PR Survey II: Digging deeper into agency/client relationships

Brian Sommer: The Disintegrating BearingPoint

Garett Rogers: Google says that Atlantis is still missing

Dana Blankenhorn: Red Hat learns the white paper game

Harry Fuller: Battery Wars--do not think this is boring

Larry Dignan: The Terminator scenario: Perhaps not so fictional after all

Joe McKendrick: SOA 2009: Do we need architects or firefighters?

Harry Fuller: World leaders in CO2 now talk climate change

Sean Portnoy: Guess who's releasing an 82-inch LCD HDTV? Honeywell. No, really.

John Morris: Gateway's 14-inch TC Series starts at $650

Janice Chen: Canon Digital Elphs get revamped with four new models

Dave Greenfield: RADWare to Buy Nortel Assets

Dana Blankenhorn: Why an ASUS Android Netbook?

Joe McKendrick: Real-world batch versus real-world real-time

Jason D. O'Grady: Spy video of the new Mac mini?

Dancho Danchev: Adobe Reader 9 and Acrobat 9 zero day exploited in the wild

Adrian Kingsley-Hughes: Friday Rant - Check your Windows Live permissions!

Chris Jablonski: Advancing the prosthetic aesthetic

Joe McKendrick: Inject animal spirits back into SOA with small teams (no more than seven members)

Dana Blankenhorn: Waiting on a health IT czar

Larry Dignan: Push for universal mobile phone charger gains momentum

Andrew Nusca: New Conficker variant looks same, acts differently

Jason D. O'Grady: Spy shot: Is this the new Mac mini?