News to know for Monday, April 14, 2008

News to know for April 14, 2008, features stories about: Salesforce and Google, swarm intelligence, Live Mesh, cloud computing, Sun Microsystems' data center, and much more.

"News to know" is a joint venture between TechRepublic and ZDNet. The original post publishes every morning on business days in Between the Lines.

Notable headlines: Tricia Liebert: The impact of the hive mind- all of us are smarter than one of us Paul Mah: University professor says Wikipedia fosters a climate of blind trust Selena Frye: IDC: Linux has proved itself in the enterprise and its rise will continue Paul Mah: More than half of SMBs have more than one business location Phil Wainewright: Salesforce and Google team to conquer the enterprise
Garett Rogers: Google announces SalesForce integration with Google Apps Techmeme
Mary Jo Foley: The big reveal: Live Mesh Statement: Blockbuster proposes to buy Circuit City Cloud computing in depth: Garett Rogers: Google set to make Google TV Ads public TechRepublic: When e-mail serves to lower productivity Roland Piquepaille: Improved hurricane forecasts with VORTRAC. Explaining science with drawings. Ready for a CyberWalk? Mary Jo Foley: Former Softie getting the old band back together? BusinessWeek: The new e-espionage threat Larry Dignan: Attacks escalate on critical U.S. government networks: Will a Manhattan Project work?

Photos: Top 10 reviews of the week (right)

Christopher Dawson: My kid hates Linux

Amazon: Storage Space, The Final Frontier Larry Dignan: AMD's CTO steps down; Chipmaker says bench strong

FCC to look into firms' use of customer data

Tom Foremski: A lawyer inside your PC - British software can flag corporate nefariousness TechCrunch: GrandCentral Offline: If You Wanna Be A Phone Company, You Can't Go Dead Michael Krigsman: Absolutely amazing: Integrator completes ERP project on-time Heather Clancy: Sun revs its data center efficiency message TechCrunch: Rocketboom Founder Puts His Twitter Account On Sale

Photos (right): San Francisco's greenest home?

Georgia patients' records exposed on Web for weeks

Adrian Kingsley-Hughes: Arrrghhhh! Windows is collapsing! Run! ... but where to? Jason O'Grady: Apple Rumor Mill: What you should be saving up for
iPhone beta presages A2DP, GPS
Ryan Stewart: Two new desktop applications for FriendFeed Richard Koman: FCC fines stores over TV labeling TorrentFreak: Virgin Media CEO Says Net Neutrality is “A Load of Bollocks” Dave Greenfield: The one thing Asterisk has been missing

Oracle preps critical database patches

Rik Fairlie: How to network Outlook using Google Apps

Images: Eyephone explains where you are

Jason Perlow: Progress on standardizing the @#$%! chargers

Hulu: Sharing is good

Computerworld: Three different hackers found 'Pwn To Own' bug