News to know: QuickTime Band-Aids; Opera; Hyper-V; AMD; iPhone@Work

Notable headlines:Ryan Naraine: Apple slaps more bandaids on QuickTimeDavid Berlind: Google/OpenSocial's director of engineering David Glazer unplugged: 'Shindig is live'Christopher Dawson: Another cheap mini-portable...competition rocksLarry Dignan: Opera files complaint against Microsoft in the EU over IE, Windows bundle; CTO makes Web standards case.

Notable headlines:

Ryan Naraine: Apple slaps more bandaids on QuickTime

David Berlind: Google/OpenSocial's director of engineering David Glazer unplugged: 'Shindig is live'

Christopher Dawson: Another cheap mini-portable...competition rocks

Larry Dignan: Opera files complaint against Microsoft in the EU over IE, Windows bundle; CTO makes Web standards case. Mary Jo Foley: Why Opera's complaint is a bad idea. Paula Rooney: Browser battle v2: Opera's complaint about Microsoft IE may fly in Europe

Garett Rogers: Google Webmaster Tools gets new features Share your knol with the world, with Google Knol. Techmeme.

Microsoft to release Hyper-V virtualization beta

AMD: Is the glass half full--or empty? AMD acknowledges quad-core woes; Promises rebound; Highlights roadmap. George Ou: SPEC invalidates Barcelona's CPU results

Forrester: iPhone not ready for enterprise use yet. Techmeme. Jason O'Grady: Apple removes displays from front page of store

Paula Rooney: FireFox 3 beta 2 scheduled for availability Dec. 21

Images: David Karp's Vista annoyances (right)

Popular Mechanics: 10 worst gadgets of 2007.

Google: 2007 Zeitgeist.

Robin Harris: Saving Internet freedom - for users - from telcos

Russell Shaw: Google Earth inner workings described in newly published Google Patent App. BlackBerry Patent app describes and shows "angular keyboard"

Skype releases Skype for Windows 3.6.0.244: changes and bugfixes and why they matter

Podcast: Opera vs. Microsoft; Bebo's big move; AMD's future

AP: Novell reports quarterly loss.

Heather Clancy: IBM: When it comes to energy use, consumers will pay more for greener options. Harry Fuller: Two cities and two separate paths to the planet’s future

 

Ryan Stewart: Adobe opens up messaging, releases betas of Flex and AIR

Phil Wainewright: Red shift meets event horizon

Janice Chen: Best digital cameras to buy yourself (part 3)

Ryan Naraine: Maiffret's exit raises questions about eEye

Lonely Canadian shocked to get $84,000 phone bill

News.com: Google-DoubleClick deal hit by deleted Web page controversy.

WSJ: Apple's 'Podfather' tries to revive Palm.

Joe McKendrick: Top 10 SOA posts for 2007 -- part 1

Photos: Green tech from coast to coast (right).

Dana Blankenhorn: Wal-Mart PC was a sell-out. Has Movable Type gone open source too late?

Matthew Miller: Palm Treo 680 gets a major firmware update, layoffs may be coming too.

VentureBeat: Google's wireless chief leaves to become angel investor.

Ed Burnette: How Dell screwed up my order

Dan Kusnetzky: SWsoft Renames Itself "Parallels"

Bamboo PC is eco-friendly and looks nice, too

'Assassin's Creed' boosts Ubisoft estimates

Eel-lectric lights for Japanese Christmas tree