News to know: Verizon's Pre; Tornado; IDF; iPhone MMS; RedHat; Gmail outage

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

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.

Sam Diaz: Report: Verizon says no to Palm Pre

Andrew Mager: Tornado: The real-time web server from Facebook

IDF Coverage:

Jason D. O'Grady: AT&T prepares for iPhone MMS day tomorrow

Larry Dignan: Red Hat CEO vs. Torvalds: More Linux features don't equate to bloat

Christopher Dawson: Unrealistic expections and the latest Gmail outage

Sam Diaz: HP: We'll outpace the market in 2010

Mary Jo Foley: Microsoft Pink: 'Just a Sidekick' or more?

Larry Dignan: RIM's second quarter revenue light as is the outlook

Harry Fuller: The earth: it's always blowing hot and cold

Dion Hinchcliffe: Creating a unified model for enterprise mashups

Adrian Kingsley-Hughes: Google Chrome Frame boosts IE speed up to Chrome levels

Harry Fuller: Maldives taking their final dive?

Ted Schadler: On the record with BlackBerry & iPhone: Both will win

Phil Wainewright: Why you should be glad about Gmail failures

Larry Dignan: What does staid T. Rowe Price see in Twitter?

Andrew Nusca: Happy 30th birthday, Compuserve

Zack Whittaker: What if Windows 8 was touch-input only?

Jennifer Leggio: Does social media reward whining?

Michael Krigsman: Pay to play: The vendor / analyst mating dance

Christopher Dawson: Will it actually be Microsoft that brings e-books to Ed Tech?

Larry Dignan: Smartphones: Is image really everything?

Joe McKendrick: Enterprise mashup proponents start organizing

Heather Clancy: Ban that (ink) spot: HP develops technology to speed paper recycling

Richard Koman: Court likely to cut damages in MSFT patent infringement case

Adrian Kingsley-Hughes: Build a high-performance gaming PC for under $650!

Richard Koman: FCC: Comcast contradicts itself in claim agency has no power over it

Matthew Miller: BlackBerry Desktop for Mac coming soon, walk-through posted

Jennifer Bergen: Gadget Gal's daily deals: Sony BRAVIA HDTV, 1TB Western Digital HDD, Magnavox HDTV

Dana Blankenhorn: Democrats lack votes for health care reform

GameSpot: Nintendo slashes Wii price tag

Matthew Miller: Sprint announces the Samsung Instinct HD

Ryan Naraine: Microsoft says Google Chrome Frame doubles IE attack surface

Mary Jo Foley: Microsoft plays the security card in response to Google's Chrome Frame

Janice Chen: MIT students snap space photos of the earth with $40 Canon A470

Adrian Kingsley-Hughes: Probably the most awful, soul destroying thing I've ever seen

Mary Jo Foley: Microsoft makes Web development tools available for free

Rachel King: Six tips for flash photography

Larry Dignan: NetSuite launches iPhone app

Ryan Naraine: In search of a standard for displaying security threat levels

CNET: Gartner: Better-than-expected demand for PCs

Heather Clancy: NASDAQ will keep tabs on certain smart grid players

Dana Blankenhorn: HP supporting Oregon State Linux portal

Ryan Naraine: Cisco drops patches for serious IOS vulnerabilities

Dan Kusnetzky: MokaFive Suite 2.0: Granular approach to desktop management

Jason Hiner: MSI X340 might be the best laptop you've never heard of

Churchill Club audio: Larry Ellison, in Conversation with Ed Zander

Microsoft's new version of Silverlight on Moblin