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News to know: Palm, Windows 7, iPhone, Google, Facebook

Palm suitors, Windows 7 sales and an iPhone running Android are among today's top headlines. Get the day’s rolling posts via Twitter, RSS, or email.
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Palm suitors, Windows 7 sales and an iPhone running Android are among today's top headlines. Get the day’s rolling posts via Twitter, RSS, or email.

Here are some links to click for Monday, April 26, 2010:

Is anyone at all interested in buying Palm? Now that HTC has apparently bowed out as a possible suitor, here come rumblings that Lenovo is the leading candidate. But Larry Dignan has his doubts that Lenovo can save Palm.

Both Microsoft and Apple reported strong PC sales in the recent quarter but Microsoft's growth pack more of a punch than Mac growth. But is Microsoft just on a Windows 7 honeymoon?  Adrian Kingsley-Hughes has some thoughts.

Can't decide between iPhone and Android? Maybe you won't have to. An iPhone hacker has posted a video demonstrating Android running on an iPhone. CNET's Stephen Shankland notes that the hacker has been working on booting Linux on the iPhone since at least 2008.
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Privacy is always a hot button topic, especially with Google or Facebook in the mix. Out of the SOURCE show in Boston, Ryan Naraine reports on a privacy advocate with a theory about Google's data harvesting practices being to figure out what you're thinking.  And Facebook newbie Dan Kusnetzky struggles with the privacy controls of the social networking site, calling it a jungle.

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