Top 10 IT headlines for May 6 -- IBM reshuffles, Yahoo plummets, Google puts pressure on Verizon

The top 10 IT news headlines for May 6, 2008: Yahoo stock plummets, Google puts pressure on Verizon to fulfill its open mandate, IBM reshuffles its executive deck, Sprint could sell off Nextel, and much more.

Top 10 headlines

  1. Yahoo stock plunges after Microsoft backs off (New York Times)
  2. Google to Verizon: Don't shirk open access responsibilities (CNET)
  3. IBM reshuffles its executive deck (CNET)
  4. Could Sprint ditch Nextel? Makes sense (CNET)
  5. Apple gets top marks for tech support (TechWeb)
  6. Dell set to give Inspiron notebooks a Penryn kick (Computerworld)
  7. Apple’s iPhone lands in 10 countries via Vodafone pact (ZDNet)
  8. Yahoo-Google tie-up may not be so close (CNET)
  9. OpenSolaris: What Ubuntu wants to be when it grows up (ZDNet)
  10. HP Launches 'Extreme' Storage System (TechWeb)

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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.