News to know: Windows 7; Twitter; Satyam; Apple

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.

Ed Bott: How hard will it be to move to the Windows 7 Release Candidate?

Garett Rogers: Chrome is a browser? What's a browser?

Jennifer LeggioLesser of two security evils: Twitter Web or third-party clients?

Jason O'GradyThe App Store's one billion app countdown

Oliver Marks: Tim Berners-Lee on the Next Web

Mary Jo Foley: Microsoft to start pushing IE 8 to existing IE users

BusinessWeek: Deconstructing Apple's Tiny iPod Shuffle

Bloomberg: Satyam Poised to Name Winning Bidder Today to Regain Confidence

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Boy Genius Report: New Swiveling Nokia hitting Verizon Wireless?

Rough Type: Google in the middle

Heather Clancy: Saving energy in a flash. Solid state drives will be hot for keeping data centers cooler.

Dana Blankenhorn: The Microsoft defense brief

Sean Portnoy: Upgrades to $800 Moxi HD DVR boost streaming-media capabilities

Adrian Kingsley-Hughes: Dell Adamo teardown

MediaMemo: Did Amazon Really Fail This Weekend? …

Tom Foremski: HP bets on software as a strategy

Paul Murphy: Using open source to reduce business risk

Joe Brockmeier: Savory hacks the Kindle for ePub and PDF support

Jason Perlow: How to end the Fail Whales? With Blue Whales.

Jason Perlow: Frugal Friday: Conficker Strikes, Infrastructure Terrorism, Sun Microsystems, Debian BSD, Sourceforge

Chris Jablonski: Scientists accurately measure the 'edge of space'

Christopher Dawson: Even large institutions not immune to Conficker

Sam Diaz: Fiber sabotage reward jumps; more damage discovered

Zack Whittaker: Facebook and the "red square of doom"

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WSJ: Jobs Maintains Grip at Apple

Harry Fuller: Is the "smart grid" a dumb idea?

Churchill Club: Uber Entrepreneur: An Evening with Elon Musk

Harry Fuller: Electric cars in America--the price point

Heather Clancy: As green as your partner: New IBM consulting service helps companies apply green credo to buying practices

Sam Diaz: HP files appeal in Cornell patent dispute case

Garett Rogers: Google isn't killing journalism, it's more of a suicide

EFF: Federal Authority Over the Internet?  The Cybersecurity Act of 2009

Jennifer Bergen: Free Music Archive: Free MP3s, and yes, they're legal

Dana Blankenhorn: Can Google build open source communities

Jason D. O'Grady: Microsoft's third Laptop Hunters commercial - Lisa and Jackson

Jason D. O'Grady: How-to: Upgrade the SSD in your Dell Mini 9 (Runcore to Runcore)

Obama's Google Moderator stats The White House asked to use Google's moderator program for President Obama's town hall meeting, which garnered huge participation numbers. Vic Gundotra, vice president of engineering at Google, explains to Tim O'Reilly at the Web 2.0 Expo how people were able to not only ask questions, but to vote for the ones they most wanted to hear the president answer.

Mary Jo Foley: Hotmail inboxes: Here today, gone yesterday?

Dana Blankenhorn: Open source and the shrinking waterhole

Larry Dignan: Microsoft and Yahoo reportedly talking again

Dana Blankenhorn: Will Obama health IT committee give open source a chance?

Kevin O'Marah: Next big land rush: believe it or not, is knowledge management

Mary Jo Foley: Microsoft's next-generation Zunes: The end of the line?

Christopher Dawson: Tizag: best site for student-friendly coding

Christopher Dawson: Helping students build their brands

ZDNet UK: Researchers develop micro-robot

Michael Krigsman: Balancing IT innovation investment in a recession

Adrian Kingsley-Hughes: Windows 7 build 7077

Jennifer Bergen: Gadget Gal's daily deals: Nintendo DS and DSi accessories, Canon camcorder, Able Planet noise-canceling headphones

Adrian Kingsley-Hughes: Making sense of the latest Conficker update

Larry Dignan: CFOs still glum: Your IT budgets will match

Dan Kusnetzky: Mark Angelo's post on Parallels and Symantec

Andrew Nusca: Weekend Gadget Guidance: Portable Ubuntu runs inside Windows, free

Jason Hiner: Five ways to lead your team to peak performance