Nancy WeilManagine editor, IDG News Service, IDG News Service

Microhoo at Last and Lots of Security News

Well, we can all sleep a little easier now that Microsoft and Yahoo have finally announced details of the search deal they have worked on for months (and that...

Microsoft's Stunner, Zer01 Questions

Microsoft kicked off the week of news with the surprising revelation that it had submitted source code for the Linux kernel. But this being Microsoft and open...

Another High-profile Hack, DDOS Probe Goes Global

A high-profile hack of a Twitter employee's e-mail and Google Apps accounts tops our news this week, in part because the whole saga offers a reminder about the...

Chrome and More Chrome, That Pesky Botnet

This was quite a week for big IT news, what with Google announcing it plans to release the Chrome operating system and the attack on U.S. government, South...

IPhone 3GS Heats Up, DOJ Takes Aim at Google

The iPhone scored quite a few headlines related to overheating problems with the 3GS this week. Depending on whom you believe, those issues are either real...

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Eyes on Iran, Lines for IPhone, Jury Award

The re-election of Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad over challenger Mir Hussein Moussavi sparked demonstrations, and coverage of the protests led to the...

IPhone 3.0, Win 7 in the EU, Flu Pandemic

Just as expected, Apple showed off its next iPhone at the company's Worldwide Developer Conference, but even though we knew that news was coming it still tops...

Palm Pre Hype, EMC-NetApp Tussle

Well, the week was busy enough with IT news that even with an actual technology link to our favorite baseball team (St. Louis Cardinals manager Tony La Russa is...

Cybersecurity, Microsoft's Bing, Google's Wave

This busy week for IT news was capped on Friday when President Barack Obama outlined U.S. cybersecurity plans, which have been anticipated for a while now. We...

EU Slaps Intel, IT Job Fare

The European Commission's hefty fine on Intel for violating antitrust regulations was inarguably the top IT news of the week. Nothing else came close.

Air Audit, Amazon's Kindle DX, Intel in the EU

The next time you're standing barefoot in a security line at a U.S. airport because having passengers remove their shoes is so vital to safety, aside from the...

Oracle Snags Sun, Microsoft Earnings Dip

And VMware makes big cloud promises, MySpace gets a new CEO, RSA draws headlines

Naughty Workers, Spam Pollutes, Skype Spin off

But the really good news is that a new Spinal Tap album is on the way

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Conficker, IBM-Sun Redux, Italy Quakes

Meanwhile, spies gain access to the US electricity grid, H-1B applications are down and tech job cuts are up

Report: IBM, Sun Deal Said to Be Close

IBM will pay about $9.50 per share for Sun, The New York Times says