Top 10 IT headlines for July 7: Long wait for next Microsoft OS, SSDs do not consume more power

Top 10 IT headlines for Monday, July 7. 2008: Long wait to Microsoft's next OS, bad analysis claims SSDs use more power, crashes take a toll as Web traffic grows, Google begins taking privacy more seriously, and more.

  1. Why you'll have a long wait for Microsoft's next OS (ZDNet)
  2. Horrible analysis claims flash drives consume more power (George Ou)
  3. As Web traffic grows, crashes take bigger toll (New York Times)
  4. Google trying to take privacy seriously (ZDNet)
  5. Apple caught neglecting iPhone security (ZDNet)
  6. Microsoft's acquisition of Powerset is not about search (ZDNet)
  7. Five nines on the Net is a pipe dream (GigaOm)
  8. Why tech jobs are beating the employment odds (ZDNet)
  9. Apple cuts price of flash-drive MacBook Air (CNET)
  10. Some early IT goals still not realized (TechRepublic)


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