News to know: Multimedia storage; WGA recovering; Yahoo Mail; Solar Wi-Fi

Notable headlines:George Ou: Best storage strategies for the multimedia PC.Robin Harris: Why aren't small drives cheaper?

Notable headlines:

George Ou: Best storage strategies for the multimedia PC.

Robin Harris: Why aren't small drives cheaper?

Top 10 reviews of the week (left).

'Second Life': The promise and paradox

Mary Jo Foley: Microsoft WGA servers are fixed, but no word on what went wrong. Microsoft Windows Genuine Advantage system down for the count? Techmeme on WGA. A (Microsoft) Code Name a Day: Springfield Yahoo Yodel Anecdotal: Introducing the all-new Yahoo! Mail.

Jason D. O'Grady: Are Mac users smug and arrogant?

Solar powered Wi-Fi? Solis Energy says 'why not?' Gallery (right).

Mark Cuban: The Internet is dead and boring. Techmeme.

Ubuntu prepares 'Gutsy Gibbon'

Linux felon forced to install Windows Ryan Naraine: Security makeover for Yahoo Messenger.

Michael Krigsman: Liberated Syndication: down, down, down. “Users will curse you.” Boeing virtual fence: $30 billion failure.

Banks struggle with online queries

Review: Toshiba Tecra M8 (Core 2 Duo 1.8GHz, 1GB RAM, 80GB HDD, Vista Business)

Discover security breach, blame the co-workers?

Roland Piquepaille: Smart cars... from Sandia.

Dan Farber: Can 'friendly' AI save humans from irrelevance or extinction?

Adrian Kingsley-Hughes: Microsoft res

ponds to Vista network performance issue

Garett Rogers: Orkut rolling out much needed update

Computerworld: FAQ: The Monster.com mess.

Review: Gateway FPD2275W.

eBay surfers get an Amazon splash. Images: eBay tries out new features (right).

Dennis Howlett: Google Apps: Hired or fired? Josh Greenbaum: Using Google Apps is a Potential Career-limiting, Company-limiting.

David Berlind: Tech Shakedown #7: Do Nike.com's Flash based payment pages pass the security test?

Joe McKendrick: ESBs: useless as a human appendix?

Phil Windley: Are you protected against hacktivists?