News to know: Pawned browsers; IE 8; Sun and IBM, Oracle

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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.

Ryan Naraine: Pwn2Own trifecta: Hacker exploits IE8, Firefox, Safari

Mary Jo Foley: IE 8 final bits ready for download on March 19

Larry Dignan: IBM's potential purchase of Sun: Here's why it makes sense

Dennis Howlett: Oracle Q3 at high end: declares dividend 5¢, cautions Q4

Sam Diaz: Could Facebook surpass Google? Not with Twitter around

Andrew Nusca: Welcome ZDNet's Gadget Gal, Jennifer Bergen

Jason D. O'Grady: Lack of iPhone 3.0 hardware not surprising

Joe McKendrick: Another view: SOA won't trump 'toxic human behavior'

Dennis Howlett: SXSWi - party like its 2009

Adrian Kingsley-Hughes: Psystar's at it again!

Sean Portnoy: Iomega's free updates to StorCenter ix2 NAS include BitTorrent support, remote access

Ryan Naraine: Pwn2Own trifecta: Hacker exploits IE8, Firefox, Safari

Sarah Blankinship: CanSecWest: Caution, community at play

Chris Jablonski: Mussel "glue" and inkjet printers may make for faster healing from surgeries

Michael Krigsman: Risks of survival: An IT failures town hall discussion

Richard Koman: EPIC claim on Google Docs rings hollow

Jennifer Leggio: Spotlight on Austin: BuzzStream's Paul May

Oliver Marks: State of the Art Microsoft Conference Experience - Online...

Mary Jo Foley: Microsoft's SuperPreview: A Web site developer's new best friend?

Dana Gardner: Greenplum aims to eliminate massive data load 'choke points' with Scatter/Gather technology

Adrian Kingsley-Hughes: Apple intentionally crippled Bluetooth in iPod touch 2G, wants $10 to unlock it!

Heather Clancy: A solar-powered sailboat: Counter-intuitive or just good design?

Tom Steinert-Threlkeld: Crying Wolff? News As We Knew It Dies -- In 8 Years.

Dana Blankenhorn: Defense Department makes more open source moves

Harry Fuller: Chinese electric car maker thinks green and Go America

Dana Gardner: Active Endpoints aims at greater process design and implementation productivity with ActiveVOS enhancements

Andrew Nusca: Pandora for BlackBerry Bold, Curve, Pearl launches

Dancho Danchev: Diebold ATMs infected with credit card skimming malware

Dana Blankenhorn: A broken heart can kill

Michael Krigsman: IDC: Escaping failure in the cloud

Andrew Nusca: Computer science programs stage comeback in 2008

Dana Gardner: Panda Security strengthens SaaS-based PC virus protection solution for SMBs

Dana Blankenhorn: Will a move right get health reform done?

Tom Steinert-Threlkeld: Zucker vs. Stewart: "Completely out of line" on Cramer and CNBC

Andrew Nusca: Fujitsu introduces color Kindle-killer 'FLEPia'

Dana Blankenhorn: Fatties are smokers

Christopher Dawson: Is computer science the one smart major in a recession?

Andrew Nusca: Will half-baked Ubuntu Linux netbooks ruin the OS for consumers?

Larry Dignan: In-Stat: 30 percent of global wireless will be 3G, 4G by 2013

Video: iPhone 3.0 demos: Push, search, In-app buying

Video: IT Dojo: Stop programs from running when Windows Vista starts

Andrew Nusca: Logitech debuts cooling pad, notebook riser

Christopher Dawson: Realistic netbook expectations

Larry Dignan: In this episode of separated at birth...