News to know: Microsoft, SUSE and Longhorn Server; meet the tagometer

Headlines of the day: Microsoft releases Longhorn Server test build. Meanwhile, check out the products, people and strategies that disappeared in 2006.

Headlines of the day:

Microsoft releases Longhorn Server test build. Meanwhile, check out the products, people and strategies that disappeared in 2006.

How Microsoft's SUSE certificates work. 

A Research Report on iTunes Sales Becomes Shot Heard 'Round the Net.

Sony has far to go in rootkit case.

Grant funds open-source challenge to Google library.

Del.icio.us rolls out its tagometer. Techmeme discussion can be found here. Phil Wainewright also chronicles Google's retreat to Web 1.0.   

Images: Dreaming of the iPhone  HTC Athena may be the most powerful Pocket PC Phone Edition ever.

Lots of vendor health barometers:

Cognos looking good;

3Com decent;

PMC-Sierra stumbles;

Juniper takes big options charge

The Bad News About Google's 70% Search Share.  Microsoft search gets lapped.

Revver revamps the exec suite.