News to know: Smartphones; Windows 7; Palm Pre; EU and Sun-Oracle

Here are today's notable headlines. You can get News To Know via email alert and RSS daily.
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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.

Andrew Nusca: Smartphones to eclipse desktop PC sales by 2011

Adrian Kingsley-Hughes: Is lower power consumption Windows 7's killer feature?

Andrew Nusca: Is the Palm Pre a failure?

Richard Koman: Future of MySQL worries EU regulators looking at Oracle-Sun deal

Sam Diaz: J.D. Powers: Verizon tops in voice quality; AT&T, Sprint get no love

Dan Kusnetzky: Doing the VMworld Dance Summary

David Morgenstern: Snow Leopard install fails? Find a flashlight!

Richard Koman: Amazon: Congress, not Google, should make digital book policy

Ryan Naraine: Opera browser (finally) gets an auto-updater

Christopher Dawson: Am I a big whiner about Gmail's downtime?

Heather Clancy: EPA to schools: Cut energy costs, have more budget for education

Harry Fuller: U.N.'s Ban Ki-moon warns of 'abyss" and 'widespread disaster'

Jennifer Bergen: Gadget Gal's daily deals: Samsung camcorder, Toshiba HDTV, Uniden dual cordless phone

CNET: Flickr changes tune over Obama Joker image

Ed Burnette: Planet Android and the terrible twos

Christopher Dawson: Controversy over Obama's student address? Gimme a break!

Rachel King: Panasonic introduces LUMIX DMC-GF1 and two new lenses

Dennis Howlett: JD Edwards certification woes

Adrian Kingsley-Hughes: Gone in 31 seconds - 31 MacBook Pros, 14 iPhones and 9 iPods

Matthew Miller: Hands-on with the Sony Reader Touch Edition PRS-600

Jason Hiner: CIOs hit the snooze button on Snow Leopard

Dennis Howlett: Jeffrey Walker: an Irregular farewell

Adrian Kingsley-Hughes: Vulnerable Adobe Flash shipped with Snow Leopard

Dancho Danchev: Scareware goes Green

Heather Clancy: Fujitsu certifies racks and towers for Energy Star 1.0 spec

Ryan Naraine: Patch Tuesday heads-up: Five 'critical' bulletins on tap

Mary Jo Foley: Bing and Ping (but not on Windows Live)

Harry Fuller: Geo-engineering: further discussion

ZDNet UK: Red Hat: Microsoft taking cloud back to the 80s

Adrian Kingsley-Hughes: iPhone users strangling the AT&T network

Matthew Miller: Sprint bringing HTC Hero to the US on 11 October

Andrew Nusca: Logitech debuts Squeezebox Radio, Touch network music players

Dana Blankenhorn: Small signs of a health care deal forming

Andrew Nusca: Samsung X Series thin-and-light: dual-core ULV, 9-hour battery

Dana Blankenhorn: We ferret out the latest flu questions

Andrew Nusca: Logitech Harmony 700 universal remote recharges, replaces six devices

Dana Blankenhorn: Young man yells at cloud

Christopher Dawson: Killer keyboards

Larry Dignan: App virtualization meets the mobile device

Jason Hiner: Look beyond the dollar signs to validate your projects

Rachel King: Corel releasing Digital Studio 2010 for PC

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