News to know: SAP; Facebook Mobile; Google ad; Kindle; Macworld 2010

SAP's new leadership and Google's Super Bowl commercial top today's headlinees.
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Larry Dignan: SAP: New leadership, same old story?

Zack Whittaker: Facebook mobile: 5m users, 1 month, 2.2bn minutes

Garett Rogers: Google wouldn't have run their ad if it wasn't for statistics

Adrian Kingsley-Hughes: As $9.99 ebooks evaporate, Amazon's Kindle will suffer

Jason D. O'Grady: Speaking at Macworld 2010

Andrew Mager: The Superbowl meets social science

Rachel King: Microsoft dropping Xbox LIVE service on original consoles, games

Jason Perlow: iPad's iBooks: Give Us The Tools

Harry Fuller: Science underlying global warming--what do we "know?"

Sean Portnoy: Lenovo ThinkPad X201T tablet with Core i7 CPU coming soon?

Zack Whittaker: The digital Cold War: Information is the new electoral ballot

Chris Jablonski: Report: Acts of space warfare likely by 2025

Garett Rogers: Chrome v5.0.317.0: Another reason to ditch Firefox

Rachel King: More Windows Mobile 7 rumors; will it really not support multi-tasking?

Brian Sommer: NetSuite's Revenue in light of the bigger ERP revenue question

Andrew Nusca: Dell upgrades Precision M6500 'beast' with USB 3.0, Core i5

Dana Gardner: ISM3 brings greater standardization to security measurement across enterprise IT

Garett Rogers: Apple bans "Android" from app store

Doug Hanchard: Excessive use of Internet can lead to depression

Paul Murphy: Trust but verify: evaluating the message, not the messenger

Dennis Howlett: Forrester crimps bloggers: epic E2.0 fail

Sean Portnoy: Sony Bravia KDL-40EX40B LCD/Blu-ray combo available for pre-order at $899

Mary Jo Foley: Windows 7 battery update: Still no conclusive findings

Adrian Kingsley-Hughes: Is Apple paying UK customers $300 to get faulty 27-inch iMacs back?

Heather Clancy: Can a new format challenge LEDs for energy efficiency?

Janice Chen: Nikon's 2010 Coolpix digital cameras: 1080p video, compact megazooms, and more

Matthew Miller: MobileTechRoundup show #165, Nexus One, Pre Plus, and Overdrive

Ryan Naraine: Oracle rushes out patch for gaping server hole

CNET: FBI wants records kept of Web sites visited

Mary Jo Foley: Microsoft to phase out its enterprise search offerings for Linux and Unix

Adrian Kingsley-Hughes: Are Mac sales driven by "Intel Inside"? I think it's more to do with "Windows Inside"

Jason D. O'Grady: Hachette Book Group migrating to agency model (updated)

Dana Blankenhorn: HITRUST sends message with Kaiser award

Christopher Dawson: If Google Books deal is anticompetitive then DOJ is anti-knowledge

Larry Dignan: Microsoft, Facebook expand search partnership; Facebook to sell own ads

Matthew Miller: Slacker Radio 1.0 for webOS and Canadian subscribers

Adrian Kingsley-Hughes: Firefox add-on contained toxic Trojan code

Mary Jo Foley: Testers get alpha of next version of Silverlight for Linux

Ryan Naraine: Mozilla Firefox hit by malware add-ons

Matthew Miller: Hands-on with the B&N nook update 1.2.0, available now

Michael Krigsman: UK tax department: Bizarre IT spending incentives

Dana Blankenhorn: Matt Asay's big break is a big one for open source

Matthew Miller: Update: B&N nook in stock with firmware 1.2 coming soon

Larry Dignan: Amazon losing the e-book pricing battle: Will content trump distribution?

Mary Jo Foley: Microsoft readies free upgrade program for Office buyers

Doug Hanchard: Intelligence community warns Senate committee of increased terror threats

CNET: Report: Apple paying refund on broken 27-inch iMacs

ZDNet UK: LHC to run for longest continuous period

Sam Diaz: Comparing salaries: No, thanks. Not in this economic climate

Matthew Miller: Google Nexus One story in five short films

Rachel King: Leica releases high-fashion $12,950 Hermes Edition M7 camera

Larry Dignan: IBM hits graphene transistor breakthrough

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