News to know: Windows 7; Google; iPhone; Storm; iLife patch

Here are today’s notable headlines. You can get News To Know via email alert and RSS daily:Adrian Kingsley-Hughes: Windows 7 - The "Blue Badge" experience.
Written by Larry Dignan, Contributor

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

Adrian Kingsley-Hughes: Windows 7 - The "Blue Badge" experience. Gallery (right)

Michael Krigsman: Sixteen IT failures to remember

Garett Rogers: Google makes the blogosphere more universal

Is tech headed for a Bah Humbug holiday season?

Jason Hiner: SIM's 2008 Survey: Organizations are looking to IT for help, not cuts

Jason O'Grady: No penalty for MacBooks with 6GB; also works in some 2007 models

Larry Dignan: Blackberry Storm set for Nov. 17 lift-off?

Ryan Naraine:  Apple ships patch for iLife security flaws

Deb Perelman:Is there a better way to be handed a pink slip?

VentureBeat: Yahoo's BrowserPlus continues to dismantle wall between browser and desktop

Mary Jo Foley: Sun switches search alliances from Google to Microsoft

Fortune: The genius behind Steve. Sam Diaz: Will Tim Cook be the next Steve Jobs?

Dennis Howlett: SAP's UK users don't get it - yet

Nortel's rerun: Another purge, another restructuring

TechRepublic: Tip: Working with VMware Workstation from the Command Line

Paul Murphy: The need for a mixed load benchmark

Roland Piquepaille:A micro nuclear reactor in your garden?

Jason O'Grady: RichardSolo doubles capacity of iPhone battery

Ryan Stewart: Aviary launches with brand new domain, pricing model

Robin Harris: Where flash belongs

Review: ThermaPAK Memory Foam Laptop HeatShift Bag (15.4-inch, navy)

Sean Portnoy: Visionman Allio 32-inch and 42-inch HDTVs with built-in PCs debut

Circuit City files Chapter 11

Tom Foremski: ExpertCEO for the lonely CEO . . .

Joe Brockmeier:Despite weak economy, strong demand for community managers

Christopher Dawson: Why aren't we all using Wikispaces?

All Things D: Time Inc. to Employees: Want to Quit?  We're All Ears [MediaMemo]

Andrew Nusca: Are you being gouged on your cable bill?

Joe McKendrick: Still coding after all these years....

Techdirt: Bill Gates' New Career?  Patent Troll For Nathan Myhrvold?

Dan Kusnetzky:What's next after server virtualization? Orchestration

ReadWriteWeb: VideoCrawler: AT&T Launches its Own Video Search Engine

The IBM-Apple-Papermaster triangle: How far does a non-compete go?

Video: '60 Minutes': Cleaning up recycling (Part 1)

Dana Blankenhorn: ExpressScripts faces sum of personal health record fears

Big telecom acquiring a Google fixation

End the open source obsession with Microsoft

eWeek: VMware Wants to Bring Virtualization to Your Smart Phone

Andrew Nusca: iPhone tops RAZR as most-purchased U.S. consumer handset

DHL ends U.S. operations, cuts 9,500 jobs

Sun launches Open Storage line

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