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Larry Dignan: Microsoft previews 12 security bulletins, 7 critical. Microsoft advance bulletin

Vista, Leopard, Linux to compete in hack contest

Microsoft Windows Live Mail falls to spam bots

Secunia: Skype, Java, QuickTime, PDF patches oh my; It’s been an ugly 24 hours for Windows users

Three undersea cables seen fixed by weekend

Dan Farber: Google: The four trick pony

George Ou: RBAC problems wipe out AT&T DSL in California

Ryan Stewart: Apple's Safari gets richer with HTML5 features

Matthew Miller: Five reasons why Nokia should consider buying Yahoo

Mary Jo Foley: No more digital product keys for Windows Anytime Upgrade users Windows Mobile getting creamed by iPhone

Phil Wainewright: Taking SaaS to market: a European perspective Joshua Greenbaum: How Microsoft/Yahoo Can Beat Google In the Enterprise

Tech titans join Yahoo on OpenID

Short of staff, Norway eyes robot care for elderly

Ars Technica: Apple cutting hardware production

TechCrunch: Amazon secretly adds product ads

Richard Koman: With Google likely out, who's new bidder for spectrum?

Anchor found at cable cut site

Engadget: Intel sued over Core 2 Duo patent

Photos: Green bloggers stash trash

Larry Dignan: Cisco CEO John Chambers sees slack demand as 'relatively short term'; How does he know?

Garett Rogers: Get your local news on Google News

Russell Shaw: Patent app points to touchscreen BlackBerry iSkoot mobile VoIP to be integrated with carrier-class Cisco gateway, softswitch

New VoIP-powered ooVoo 1.5 offers two hours of free calling, lots of other features

New 2-year contract required for iPhone upgrade? Some confusion reported at retail

Dana Blankenhorn: Remote medicine ready for prime time?

Is Jazz a trojan horse for IBM Rational tools?

The power of open spectrum

Paula Rooney: Citrix strays far from XenSource's original open source mission

Dan Kusnetzky: Citrix moves to integrate XenSource's technology

Larry Dignan: SugarCRM raises $20 million in funding

Roland Piquepaille: Birds give a lesson to plane designers

Dave Greenfield: Cisco to Combine Google's Android, UC and Enterprise 2.0

Heather Clancy: Green Grid techie gathering update (in case you couldn't be there)

Facebook says hola to Spanish amigos

Christopher Dawson: Bring it on (a Mac that is)

Richard Stiennon: Funny. 5/3 Bank advertises malware site in brochure

Michael Krigsman: More EDS issues over botched IT project in UK

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