Top 10 IT headlines for May 8 -- IT should prep for more telecommuters, Microsoft still shopping, AMD 12-core

Top 10 IT news headlines for Thursday, May 8, 2008: IT should prepare for $200/barrel oil and supporting more remote workers, Microsoft reportedly approaches Facebook, AMD releases plans for 12-core server chips, Dell offers new virtualization options, and much more.

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.