News to know: Windows 7; U.S. CTO; Quickoffice; Ubuntu

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.

Brian SommerThe immediacy of value: Where SaaS must go next

Mary Jo Foley: Windows 7 Release Candidate due date is May 5

Matthew MillerQuickoffice for iPhone arrives in the App Store

Image gallery: Quickoffice for iPhone has a couple major limiting issues (right)

Digits: Tech Industry Cheers as Obama Taps Aneesh Chopra for CTO  

Dion Hinchcliffe: Google's cloud gets ready for the enterprise

Phil Fersht: The flat of the curve: are we scared of innovation?

Zack Whittaker: The rise and fall of the web pirateer

Adrian Kingsley-Hughes: Run Ubuntu inside Windows with Portable Ubuntu

Dancho Danchev: Twitter worm author gets a job at exqSoft Solutions

Jason O'Grady: The Best Thing In The World: TiVo Transfers

Apple tops PC makers in customer experience survey

ChocoShuffle photos

Michael KrigsmanUgly enterprise software sales tactics

Larry Dignan: Intel preps chips for thin, light notebooks; Is it roping off Atom?

Mary Jo Foley: Microsoft's 'Bulldog' MDM: New test build coming in May

Richard Koman: Customers: 1. TWC: 0

Christopher Dawson: PowerPoint 101

Sean Portnoy: D-Link introduces new PowerLine HD kit for network-capable home theater devices

Oliver Marks: PlayStation - The Perils of Secrecy: is it Game Over?

Harry Fuller: Britain tries to electricify its auto industry

Andrew Nusca: T-Mobile announces 3G-enabled Sidekick LX

Matthew Miller: Sorry Android fans, 21 April T-Mobile event focused on Sidekick LX


Dana Blankenhorn: Health records and the KISS of life

Chris Jablonski: Pediatric dentists create Game Boy with nitrous oxide feed

Larry Dignan: Unisys has looming debt, credit pickle

Sony Ericsson to lay off 2,000