News to know: Microsoft programming; Firefox 3; VMware; DEMO

Notable headlines:Mary Jo Foley: What are hot buttons for Microsoft on the programming-language futures front? Microsoft to push Office 2003 SP3 to users in FebruaryDon't be fooled: Windows 7 hasn't slipped to 2011Paula Rooney: Firefox 3 beta 3 code freezeHeather Clancy: Imagine having just one power supply for all your portable gadgetsJanice Chen: Is the new Canon PowerShot SD 1100 IS better than my favorite Digital ELPH?

Notable headlines:

Mary Jo Foley: What are hot buttons for Microsoft on the programming-language futures front? Microsoft to push Office 2003 SP3 to users in February

Don't be fooled: Windows 7 hasn't slipped to 2011

Paula Rooney: Firefox 3 beta 3 code freeze

Heather Clancy: Imagine having just one power supply for all your portable gadgets

Janice Chen: Is the new Canon PowerShot SD 1100 IS better than my favorite Digital ELPH?

Steve O'Hear: Addicted to Facebook or Twitter? Time to revisit social web browser Flock

Larry Dignan: VMware: Sales light; shares much lighter afterhours

MetaSploit launches version 3.1, improves Windows GUI, supports iPhone

Photos: A golden anniversary for Lego

Ed Burnette: How Android works: The big picture

Waiting for the OpenSocial hammer to drop

Dan Farber@DEMO:

Flexing a super (computing) muscle

Dennis Howlett: Automattic does Twitter for business

Garett Rogers: Offline support for Google Docs being tested

Richard Stiennon: U.S. seeks $6 billion for security secrets

WSJ: Liberty Media aims to push Diller out of IAC

Reuters: Sandisk cautious on next quarter

At Yahoo, a need to hit refresh

Times of London: Music file-share site Qtrax forced into humiliating U-turn

Larry Dignan: Verizon: Wireless shines; FiOS subs light

Nokia buys Trolltech; Gets serious about going cross platform

A quarter of Apple iPhones may be 'unlocked'

The business end of Cisco

Photos: Is this pen mightier (right)?

Matthew Miller: Will T-Mobile USA finally carry another Palm OS device? Mobile browsing may get a boost with SkyFire and Firefox Mobile

Is the HTC Advantage the Ultimate UMPC?

Dana Blankenhorn: Mayo to brand Microsoft health site

Volantis makes mobile development platform open source

Black Duck goes into workflow management

Christopher Dawson: The GIMP and thin clients

NetworkWorld: Beware the 802.11n ‘power’ play

NYT: Good News in the One Million Missing iPhones

Dana Gardner: WSO2 targets 'Social Enterprise' with combined JavaScript/Web services Mashup Server

Progress Software adds cross-process visibility with Actional 7.1

Larry Dignan: Security lessons from the SoGen debacle

BlackBerry maker jazzes up goods for broader appeal