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Top 10 IT headlines for May 9 -- IE8 details, Wall Street's sway over tech, GPL relevance, L'Affair Microhoo

Top IT headlines for Friday, May 9, 2008 -- Details of Internet Explorer 8's security, Wall Street's sway over tech sector, is the GPL still relevant, Office 2007 SP1 data is set, a recap of L'Affair Microhoo, and much more.

Top 10 IT headlines

  1. Microsoft shares more IE8 security details (ZDNet)
  2. Wall Street: Too much sway over the tech sector? (ZDNet)
  3. Does the GPL still matter? (Techdirt)
  4. Underground marketplace sells your personal data for a hefty profit (TechRepublic)
  5. A rundown of 'L'Affair Microhoo' (CNET)
  6. Mark your calendars: Microsoft to push Office 2007 SP1 on June 16 (ZDNet)
  7. A modest proposal to fix Dell's customer service (CNET)
  8. Samba 3.2 reflects open source project's ambivalence toward Microsoft (ZDNet)
  9. New Dell Inspiron consumer laptops leaked! (hint: thin) (ZDNet)
  10. XP SP3 cripples some PCs with endless reboots (Computerworld)

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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 upcoming book, Follow the Geeks (bit.ly/ftgeeks).

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