Top 10 IT headlines for July 17: PC shipments remain steady, call center workers sue Dell

Top 10 IT headlines for Thursday, July 17, 2008: PC shipments solid in second quarter, call center workers bring class action lawsuit against Dell, SCO ordered to pay Novell millions, say goodbye to the computer mouse, and more.

  1. PC shipments solid in second quarter; Apple No. 3 in U.S. (ZDNet)
  2. Dell faces class action lawsuit from workers (CNET)
  3. Justice is served: SCO ordered to pay Novell millions (CNET)
  4. Say goodbye to the computer mouse in 3-5 years (BBC)
  5. Samsung, Sun develop flash chip for severs (CNET)
  6. U.S. spam levels up, state of Illinois is the worst offender (ZDNet)
  7. IDC: Solid state drive, hard disk speed gap small (CNET)
  8. 3G iPhones at an AT&T store? Fuggedaboutit (CNET)
  9. Technology that powers Olympics on Web at center of lawsuit (ZDNet)
  10. Is $38,000 too much to pay for an iPhone? (TechRepublic)


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By Jason Hiner

Jason Hiner is Editorial Director of CNET and former Editor in Chief of TechRepublic. He's co-author of the book, Follow the Geeks.