News to know: TiVo; Microsoft; Snow Leopard; e-readers; IBM

Here's a look at the top headlines for Thursday. TiVo's latest lawsuit, Apple, Windows 7 and how "good enough" can lead product design are on tap.
Written by Larry Dignan, Contributor

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.

Larry Dignan: TiVo sues AT&T, Verizon over DVR patents

Richard Koman: MSFT appeals judge's block of Word

Mary Jo Foley: Open source file-system vendor signs patent deal with Microsoft

Adrian Kingsley-Hughes: Windows Update kills PowerPoint feature

Jason D. O'Grady: Apple confirms malware protection in Snow Leopard

Wired: The Good Enough Revolution: When Cheap and Simple Is Just Fine

Christopher Dawson: Inching closer to the perfect e-reader for students

Larry Dignan: IBM, Wipro, Tata, Infosys win BP IT outsourcing deal

Search Engine Land: Bing Continues With Fake Referrers: What Part Of Stop Don't They Understand?

Jason Perlow: Do You Have the Techno Mojo to Survive an Apocalypse?

Harry Fuller: Cash for clunkers: top sellers, lead junkers

Andrew Nusca: Hollywood studios offer 'download to own' DivX movies online; Film Fresh the new iTunes?

CNet News: ‘Arrandale’ chip will be an Intel laptop first

What should the next MacBook look like? Cost?

Threat Level: ‘The Analyzer’ Pleads Guilty in $10 Million Bank-Hacking Case

Larry Dignan: HP lands deal to cook up next-gen American Airlines IT system

FBHive: Facebook Screenshots Reveal Upcoming Features?

Smart Planet: Smelling death electronically

Dennis Howlett: Enterprise 2.0: what a crock

Amazon Web Services rolls out Virtual Private Cloud: Enterprise customer tipping point on deck?

Christopher Dawson: linux-for-education.org = a huge resource

Joe McKendrick: SOA security: isn't SOA itself a security solution?

Phil Wainewright: WebEx chief quits Cisco for Salesforce.com

Dana Blankenhorn: Open source revolution at Sony

Heather Clancy: Foundation floats notion of e-waste offset certificates

Brian Sommer: The Math Behind Accenture’s Restructuring

Chris Jablonski: LEGO toys and Shrinky Dinks aid in development of microfluidics

James Staten: With DataSynapse, TIBCO looks to both present and future

Jason Perlow: Oh No, Not Again! Rapid Repair Eviscerates SONY Playstation 3 Slim

Matthew Miller: Nokia Money to provide financial services to the unbanked

Richard Koman: Another torrent site slapped down

Jennifer Leggio: What is the future of influence?

Cyberattackers lay more 'stepping stones'

Harry Fuller: 350 or bust?

Engadget: Archos' Android-based A5S and A5H Internet Tablets outed by FCC?

Tom Foremski: Creating a new data type to better model risky outcomes

Rachel King: Poll: What kind of camcorder do you own?

Andrew Nusca: Sirius XM debuts SkyDock; control satellite radio with iPhone, iPod touch

Opera 10 release candidate available

Twitter still not 'serious' enough for business

Jennifer Bergen: Gadget Gal's daily deals: Sanyo Xacti HD camcorder, Logitech cordless mouse, Asus LCD monitor

Dan Kusnetzky:Hershey Entertainment - a profile of a Vkernel user

Robin Harris: Apricorn's 4 TB hard card: PCI RAID array pt. 1

SaaS in tough times: Don't just survive, thrive

HP: Printing just ain't what it used to be

Harry Fuller: Ribosome damage=dead bees

Dana Blankenhorn: How bad will swine flu be, really?

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