NetFlash: Novell: SCO on its last legs, bankruptcy imminent

* Novell: SCO on its last legs, bankruptcy imminent * AT&T to replace Cingular brand Monday * Exchange 2007 facing integration issues with other Microsoft software * Sprint supports GPS technology for tracking school buses * Report: Investigator to plead guilty in HP case * Twisted Pair Podcast: "Live" from CES * Buzzblog: Here's why Wikileaks is a horrible idea * Today on Layer 8

Novell: SCO on its last legs, bankruptcy imminent

The SCO Group, the Unix vendor that gained notoriety for claiming IBM illegally incorporated its proprietary Unix code into Linux, is hanging by a thread and financial bankruptcy is “inevitable,” according to court documents filed by Novell in U.S. District court in Utah this week. Click here for more.

AT&T to replace Cingular brand Monday

The Cingular name will start to disappear on Monday, when the AT&T brand will once again describe a mobile offering in the U.S. Click here for more.

Exchange 2007 facing integration issues with other Microsoft software

As Microsoft updates the individual key components of its enterprise software, integrating those pieces is proving challenging. Click here for more.

Sprint supports GPS technology for tracking school buses

When a school bus went missing in Berks County, Penn. in 2002, five hours passed before parents, school officials and police found out what happened to the driver and the 13 children on board. Fortunately, no one was injured in the ordeal, which ended when the driver, who had a semi-automatic gun, turned himself in to police in Landover Hills, Md., 100 miles from the children’s school. Click here for more.

Report: Investigator to plead guilty in HP case

A private investigator charged in connection with the HP pretexting case is expected to appear in U.S. Federal District Court Friday and, according to news reports, to plead guilty to charges filed Wednesday. Click here for more.

Twisted Pair Podcast: "Live" from CES

From Las Vegas, Keith and Jason talk about the pros/cons of the iPhone, a new way to watch your TV content when you're on the road, and unintended consequences of the "always connected" lifestyle. Listen now.

Buzzblog: Here's why Wikileaks is a horrible idea

The "principled leaking" of classified or proprietary documents has been a positive force throughout history because third parties -- usually the press -- have determined before publication whether the benefits of the leak outweigh its societal costs. Wikileaks instead places its confidence in the post-publication wisdom of crowds. Chaos awaits. Click here for more.

Today on Layer 8: Where gas prices never go up, but never go down either:

I don’t know, when I go to the gas station most of the time I just want to get gas not buy tickets or coffee or order dry-cleaning or get a coupon for $1 off bottled water…just the gas! Gas pumping however a seems to be the last thing on the minds of some folks at the CES show this week. A major case in point was the Dresser Wayne booth in Microsoft’s Automotive Business Unit tent. Click here for more.

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