News to know: Verizon, Ballmer, Facebook, Atom, Firefox

Verizon's ad deal with Microsoft and Intel's overhaul of the Atom processor are among today's top headlines.
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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 are BNET's around-the-Web tech coverage:

Adrian Kingsley-Hughes: Verizon inks ad deal with Microsoft, annoys paying customers

Mary Jo Foley:Microsoft CEO Ballmer to be bounced in 2010? No way

Sam Diaz: Facebook's 2009 status update trends: What did you say?

Larry Dignan: Will Intel's Atom overhaul fuel another netbook boom?

Adrian Kingsley-Hughes: Firefox 3.5: World's most popular browser

Andrew Nusca: Fujitsu unveils ruby red LifeBook MH380 netbook; Intel Atom N450

Harry Fuller: Tracking and mapping air pollution

Michael Krigsman: Three success predictions for 2010

Harry Fuller: CopenHANGOVER: the blame game begins

Sean Portnoy: How thin do you need an HDTV to be? LG displays a 0.1-inch-thick LCD display

Adrian Kingsley-Hughes: UPDATED: Apple releases update to fix flickering 27-inch iMacs

Zack Whittaker: Last minute geeky panic shopping ideas for students

CNET: No Nook by Christmas? Here's a $100 gift card

Dion Hinchcliffe: ZDNet's Enterprise Web 2.0: The top 10 posts of 2009

Adrian Kingsley-Hughes: Best buy of the decade

Heather Clancy: CES taps green partner to offset impact of massive tech confab

Phil Wainewright: Spare me your cloud security diatribes

Adrian Kingsley-Hughes: 2010 Predictions/Wishlist

Michael Krigsman: Five failure predictions for 2010

Jennifer Leggio: Importance of external and internal collaboration

Ryan Naraine: Adobe plugs gaping holes in Flash Media Server

Matthew Miller: Hands-on: B&N nook updated to version 1.1.0

Andrew Nusca: Palm WebOS 1.3.5 coming at CES; faster, improved battery life, more app storage

Dana Gardner: HP's Cloud Assure for Cost Control allows elastic capacity planning to better manage cloud-based services

Andrew Nusca: Should mobile phones carry cancer warnings?

Andrew Nusca: The science behind the new BlackBerry optical trackpad

Mary Jo Foley: Former Microsoft CFO Liddell resurfaces as CFO of GM

Jason D. O'Grady: Top 20 posts of the year - Nos. 1-10

Dan Kusnetzky: Most read posts of 2009

Joe McKendrick: Top 10 SOA posts for 2009

Dana Blankenhorn: You sometimes read health IT stories in 2009

Andrew Nusca: Dell updates Inspiron Mini 10: new Intel Atom, design, longer battery life; $299

Mary Jo Foley: Near-final build of Microsoft 'Geneva Server' goes to testers

Larry Dignan: Your car, your hot spot and Ford's tech utopia

CNET: Mozilla hopes to finish Thunderbird 3.1 in April

Rachel King: Five wacky, maybe tempting iPod/iPhone accessories

Christopher Dawson: The best and worst Ed Tech of the decade

Dana Blankenhorn: Open source still lacked love for Windows in 2009

Larry Dignan: Google local Borg interruptus?

Paul Greenberg: Okay Here Goes - CRM Forecast 2010 - Part I

Smart Planet: Turning a cell phone into a microscope

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