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Written by Larry Dignan, Contributor

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.

Mary Jo Foley: Microsoft founds, funds a new open-source foundation

Sam Diaz: Meet Cliq, MotoBlur: Live blog from Motorola-Android announcement

Jennifer Leggio: Facebook introduces @ tagging, tapping Twitter behavior for enhanced engagement

Larry Dignan: Oracle tries to stop Sun's bleeding: Is it too late?

Robin Harris: Will flash DIMMs replace disks or DRAM?

Heather Clancy: Nexsan gear now eligible for utility energy rebates

Dancho Danchev: Cutwail botnet spamming 'IRS unreported income' themed malware

Brian Sommer: Rural IT hubs experiencing new interest?

Richard Koman: Google says it would make books available to Amazon, Copyright Office says deal 'usurps' Congressional role

Kingsley-Hughes: Beware - iPhone OS 3.1 kills tethering and unlock

Dan Kusnetzky: Will software patents delay Cloud Computing's advance?

Ed Bott: Media Center gives digital cable tuners a new leas

e on life

Andrew Nusca: In South Africa, carrier pigeon faster than broadband

$100 off T-Mobile myTouch 3G, courtesy Oprah Winfrey

Miller: Verizon Touch Pro2 coming 11 September with worldwide calling support

Faceoff on Facebook: comparing all the official mobile clients

Image Gallery: Native mobile Facebook application comparison

Facebook: Tornado: Facebook's Real-Time Web Framework for Python

TechCrunch: After Lengthy Delays, Ning Launches Ning Apps Platform To The Public

Zack Whittaker: What do Google and Microsoft gain from student cloud services?

Rachel King: Five decent quality cameras under $150

Kingsley-Hughes: So, who's planning a Windows 7 launch party?

Harry Fuller: Northeast Passage: here we come

NYT: Listening to Radio on the Web? That's So Last Year

PaidContent: Yahoo's Bartz On Alibaba Stake: ‘Very Good Investment For The Future’

Jennifer Bergen: Sharp announces new Blu-ray player and iPod docks

Jason O'Grady: Jobs responds to iPod touch video snub

Michael Krigsman: News video: Twitter and social networking identity theft

Dana Blankenhorn: Could One Laptop Per Child be a bad thing?

More enterprise users demand search

Recurring problems with Google Checkout

Christopher Dawson: Give Google a break!

Jason D. O'Grady: Mac OS 10.6.1 released, squashes 9 Flash vulnerabilities (updated)

Sean Portnoy: LED HDTV explosion: Sony, Sharp, LG, JVC introduce new sets

Andrew Mager: Quicker than you can say Facebook Lite

Ryan Naraine: Apple plugs 33 Mac OS X security holes, updates Flash on Leopard

iPhone's anti-phishing protection offers inconsistent results

Mary jo Foley: Early licensing details emerge from Microsoft-backed CodePlex Foundation

Heather Clancy: Scientific Conservation technology fights "energy drift"

Harry Fuller: Global warming, bring it on...

Oliver Marks: Successfactors: Execute, Execute, Execute!

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