News to know: Vista SP1 benchmarks; HP; Wireless price wars; Apple; Yahoo

Notable headlines:Ed Bott: Another take on Vista vs. XP benchmarks Larry Dignan: HP: No tech slowdown hereAT&T matches Verizon: Welcome to the wireless price warsMary Jo Foley: Microsoft suspends distribution of Vista SP1 prerequisite update Is Windows XP SP3 just around the corner?

Notable headlines:

Ed Bott: Another take on Vista vs. XP benchmarks

Larry Dignan: HP: No tech slowdown here

AT&T matches Verizon: Welcome to the wireless price wars

Mary Jo Foley: Microsoft suspends distribution of Vista SP1 prerequisite update

David Morgenstern: Apple updates Xsan, gets out of RAID business Jason O'Grady: MacBook Air Diary-Day 20: Cutting the cord

Yahoo beefs up severance packages (just in case Microsoft succeeds)

Robin Harris: HD DVD post-mortem: Why did Toshiba fail?

Websense CEO on attack vectors, the future of AV and the malware arms race

Rik Fairlie: D-Link router deflects malware with new built-in SecureSpot technology

Dan Farber: Transition time at ZDNet

Vertica brings higher speeds to ad hoc queries

Paula Rooney: Mozilla’s T-Bird 3 to get an overhaul Mozilla launches Mozilla Messaging unit; Can it fix email?

Russell Shaw: Mozilla Messaging transition to Thunderbird 3 may spark VoIP integration

Verizon sending stay-with-us "inducment letters" to defecting voice customers

Will BlackBerry OS 4.6.0 see fix to battery drain issues? Perhaps not

Dan Kusnetzky: Digipede Network Version 2 Launched

Matthew Miller: AT&T and Palm launch the GSM Palm Centro for US$99.99

Phil Wainewright: How to deploy to the cloud of your choice

Boomtown: Owen Van Natta to leave Facebook 

Download Squad: Is Newspond a Techmeme killer

Harry Fuller: Ocean power: catching a wave but ahead of the curve

Heather Clancy: Let the green tech lobbying begin, CEO-style

Ryan Stewart: Scribd: rich Internet....paper?

Apple: Shuffle now $49.

George Ou: One year till death of analog TV in USA

Garett Rogers: Microsoft to squish Google Sky like a bug?

Images: Be prepared for total lunar eclipse

Richard Koman: Supreme Court declines warrantless wiretapping case

Dana Blankenhorn: Leave Jonathan Schwartz alone!

Is SaaS the solution for electronic medical records?

How hard is it to violate the GPL?

Roland Piquepaille: Lasers for analyzing our breath?

Dana Gardner: Bungee Connect beta goes public, adds oomph to development and deployment as a service

Google's annual report by the charts

Dell overhauls support services