Larry Dignan: Salesforce.com: It's all about the UI. Gallery (right). Verizon Wireless files suit over FCC auction rules. The lawsuit. Google public policy blog: Consumer choice is always the right answer. Techmeme.
Mercury News: Company vows to deliver big cuts in data center costs.
Adrian Kingsley-Hughes: Microsoft giving stealth Windows updates. Microsoft responds. Screenshots. The Microsoft Update Product Team blog. David Berlind: Del.icio.us founder Joshua Schachter video demos preview of upcoming version.
Mary Jo Foley: Microsoft to force Messenger users to upgrade.
Paula Rooney: MySQL to get dynamic load balancing in 2008.
Computerworld: 8 'hidden gems' in data protection software.
Russell Shaw, Packet8 CEO: in light of SunRocket's demise, we're hearing rumors of more VoIP market exits.
Dana Blankenhorn: Open source in its boom phase.
Larry Dignan: Study: 4.68 million UMPC units by 2012.