News to know: Vista SP1; Apple patch; Yahoo reorg

Notable headlines:Mary Jo Foley: Vista SP1 beta due in two weeks. Windows Server 2008 release to manufacturing delayed to Q1 2008.

Notable headlines:

Mary Jo Foley: Vista SP1 beta due in two weeks. Windows Server 2008 release to manufacturing delayed to Q1 2008. XP SP3: TechNet and MSDN subscribers to get beta in two weeks.

David Morgenstern: Can Microsoft Office be hip?

Ryan Naraine: Monster.com: Job site data theft 'not isolated incident.' Apple patches AirPort Extreme base station.

Adrian Kingsley-Hughes: Ubuntu "Hardy Heron" announced. Jonobacon@home: Introducing the Hardy Heron.

A (Microsoft) Code Name a Day: Falcon

Matthew Miller: Nokia announces 5 new device
s and a new music store. Gallery (right). Techmeme.

Wired: Point, Click ... Eavesdrop: How the FBI Wiretap Net Operates.

Russell Shaw: Newly released FBI document reveals phone intercept preparation procedures.

Kara Swisher: Yahoo No-Sacred-Cow Vision Quest, Day 43: The ReorganizationPaidContent.org: Sue Decker's memo. George Ou: Does a disagreement on Mac fonts warrant libel and a death note?

Robin Harris: Seagate's visible firmware problem. Larry Dignan: Seagate points to higher hard drive prices.

Ryan Stewart: Why a good designer-developer workflow is important. Ed Burnette: Supercharge your Ajax development with Google Web Toolkit (GWT)

Dana Blankenhorn: For the blind the Web is one step forward, two steps back.

George Ou: Delayed & buggy integrated graphics drivers dog Intel and AMD.

Report: Wi-Fi to supersede wired Ethernet

Christopher Dawson: HP ThinState a reason to actually buy thin clients.

Dan Farber: Microsoft lands Parlano's enterprise group chat.

Russell Shaw: Study: unified enterprise communications apps leading to "performance issues." Content-partnered YouTube is being corporatized. How to save EarthLink via VOIP. Skype, enterprise email on iPhone now enabled thx to WebEx PCNow.

Dana Gardner: SaaS now ready to succeed where ASPs failed -- especially for smaller businesses.

Dan Farber: VeriSign domain name report shows global growth. Barney Pell: Pathways to artificial intelligence. Adrian Kingsley-Hughes: Will Leopard thrill or disappoint? Jason O'Grady: Handicapping Apple's September 5 Event. Phil Windley: Is the iPhone Enterprise Ready? Review: Panasonic Toughbook CF-52 (right).

Mary Jo Foley: Microsoft: WGA meltdown due to human error.

Infosys tries to lower dependence on U.S. deals.

Dan Farber: Sun's Jonathan Schwartz: Consumers, not IT, driving markets.

Dave Greenfield: Bookmarking for Small Enterprises.

GigaOm: NewCo finally gets a name: Hulu.

Larry Dignan: SAP: Let's speed this Oracle case up.

Dan Kusnetzky: Kidaro customer gains streamlined IT control.

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