News to know: Ubuntu; New Macbook; BlackBerry Storm; Google layoffs

Here are today’s notable headlines. You can get News To Know via email alert and RSS daily:Christopher Dawson: Are you sure you don't just want to use Ubuntu?
Written by David Grober, Contributor

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

Christopher Dawson: Are you sure you don't just want to use Ubuntu?

Robin Harris: Apple's new Macbook: Flop or fiasco?

Will Storm delays hurt RIM's Q3?

IBM launches cloud computing services

Video: Can Obama bring tech respect to Washington?

Christopher Dawson:Is Apple pricing itself out of education?

Dan Kusnetzky: AppAsure: Good stuff but is it virtualization?

Dancho Danchev:Cybercriminals release Christmas themed web malware exploitation kit

Jason D. O'Grady: App Store developers stuffing the ballot box (again)

Dana Gardner: Enterprises can leverage cloud models and manage transition risks using service governance, says HP

Tom Steinert-Threlkeld: Credit card fraud not a holiday liller. Unless you get hit

Holiday Gift Guide 2008: Mid-range Apples that won't break the bank

RPX: Can it defend against patent trolls?

CNET News: Google cutting contractor workforce

Paul Murphy:

Mary Jo Foley: Microsoft 'Red Dog': A pink poodle in disguise?

Black Friday deals on wireless networking gear

Harry Fuller: From private jets to car pool? Detroit may be getting the message.

HP sees Q4 gains from EDS acquisition

Video: Decreasing California's carbon footprint

Matthew Miller: Mobile software Monday: Evernote version 3.0 for Windows Mobile

Dana Blankenhorn:Trust the doctor or a computer analysis

Forrester: Two paths for information management pros in an economic downturn

Text analytics helps find what you're searching for

Heather Clancy: TI execs ramp up green tech contributions, at work and at home

Joe McKendrick: Are we shorting SOA?

Microsoft Dynamics: solid customer stories, quietly confident

Sam Diaz: Twitter is smart to reject Facebook and go it alone

Roland Piquepaille: How our brain sees natural scenes

Adrian Kingsley-Hughes: Why the "beta culture" will have to change

Sunbelt Software slashes price of VIPRE Antivirus + Antispyware

Benchmarks: AMD's 45nm 'Shanghai' Opteron

John Carroll: Going back to Windows Media Center

Mary Jo Foley: Microsoft, Amazon take different paths to cloud caching

Microsoft releases Singularity under unapproved license

Vista-related e-mails I'd like to read (but probably won't)

Matthew Miller: T-Mobile G1 Android gets Opera Mini and visual voicemail

Dana Gardner: Clickability offers enhanced Web content management through SaaS media service cloud

Zack Whittaker: The ultimate student handheld: something for Christmas?

StarLight for Mac enters alpha; iPhone client in development

Ed Burnette: The case for Scala

Web 2.0 security? What a mash

Another solution for working with Exchange on your T-Mobile G1 Android device

Dana Blankenhorn: Is the era of open source legal stupidity over?

SAP: Pushing against the economy

Did suicide viewers commit a crime?

Android netbooks? Wouldn't it be loverly?

Verizon Wireless paid me to take a Storm

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