Top 10 IT headlines for June 25: True cost of iPhone 3G, is Ballmer right for Microsoft, 200K sites spreading malware

Top 10 IT headlines for Wednesday, June 25, 2008: Google and Nokia could be making the wrong assumptions about smartphones, can Ballmer lead Microsoft for the next decade, iSuppli reveals true cost of iPhone 3G, 200K sites are spreading malware on the Web, and more.

  1. Are Google and Nokia making bad assumptions about the future of smartphones? (TechRepublic)
  2. Is Ballmer the right man for Microsoft — for another 10 years? (Computerworld)
  3. iSuppli: iPhone 3G costs $173 to make (ZDNet)
  4. 200,000 sites spreading Web malware, China's hosting the most (ZDNet)
  5. Bursting the Cloud Bubble: 5 Reasons It’s Not Just Hype (GigaOm)
  6. How does Apple get away with this badware behavior? (ZDNet)
  7. Digital politics: The future is broadband, not Facebook (CNET)
  8. Why Cisco's new low-carbon diet isn't just a fad (updated) (ZDNet)
  9. Vint Cerf: Video streaming to give way to downloading (CNET)
  10. Beware of users addicted to social networking sites (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.