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Top 10 IT headlines for May 27: Cisco gets into open source, tablet Mac could be on the way, Samsung accelerates SSDs

Top IT headlines for Tuesday, May 27, 2008: Cisco jumps into open source, rumors swirl around a tablet-based Mac, nearly half of government laptops have been encrypted, Samsung accelerates solid state drives, and more.

Top 10 IT headlines

  1. Cisco gets into open source in a big way (CNET)
  2. Rumor: Tablet Mac coming this fall (updated 3x) (ZDNet)
  3. Close to half of government laptops encrypted, 1.2 million more to go (TechRepublic)
  4. Solid State Drives: Samsung may accelerate adoption just in time for Xmas (ZDNet)
  5. Windows 7 to have support for Virtual Hard Disks (ZDNet)
  6. New York Times joining the social networking fray with API (MediaBistro)
  7. Two of world's richest nations crawl to catch up with VCs (ZDNet)
  8. In search of: Startups that could upend Google and Microsoft (ZDNet)
  9. Don't expect a flood of Mac open source (ZDNet)
  10. Tips for successfully managing remote teams (TechRepublic)

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Jason Hiner is Editor in Chief of TechRepublic and Long Form Editor of ZDNet. He writes about the people, products, and ideas changing how we live and work in the 21st century. He's co-author of the book, Follow the Geeks.

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