News to know: Oracle goes hardware; MSFT confirms pre-beta Windows 7; Netbooks or notebooks?

Here are today’s notable headlines. You can get News To Know via email alert and RSS daily:Larry Dignan: Oracle enters hardware market; Launches storage server to ride shotgun with databaseDana Gardner: HP and Oracle team up on ‘data warehouse appliances’ that re-architect database-storage landscapeHey, you, get onto my cloud!

Here are today’s notable headlines. You can get News To Know via email alert

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Larry Dignan: Oracle enters hardware market; Launches storage server to ride shotgun with database

Mary-Jo Foley: Microsoft confirms PDC attendees to get pre-beta Windows 7 buildSam Diaz: Will netbook growth hurt Apple’s Macbook sales

Ryan Naraine: Apple plugs gaping holes in Java for Mac;

Christopher Dawson: The kids like Vista

Janice Chen: New Digital Camera Announcements and More from Photokina 2008

Jason D. O'Grady: Podcaster done for now

Zack Whittaker: Enterprise CRM “as in real life”

Ed Burnette: Google Gears now inside Android’s “Chrome Lite”

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Dana Blankenhorn: IBM move reopens Open Office XML debate

Ryan Stewart: Curl “Nitro” gets a beta 2 release

Larry Dignan: Yahoo formally launches its ad network

Richard Koman: If McCain skips debate, there’s always Google In Quotes

Boomtown: Layoff Alert: Not If … When

Sam Diaz: Red Hat beats estimates

Paul Miller: Thomson Reuters unveils commercial version of Calais

Adrian Kingsley-Hughes: Spore hit by class-action lawsuit over DRM

Sean Portnoy: Sony releases wireless streaming, DVD, and input modules for Bravia HDTVs

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