Verizon Business launches with new wireless servicesJust a couple weeks after completing its acquisition of MCI, Verizon has brought out a new division that out of the gate \u201ccounts 94% of the Fortune 500 as it customers.\u201d This is the division that will offer VoIP, managed WAN and LAN services and new wireless services to businesses. Get all the details.Red Hat, SuSE patch critical KDE security holeA security vulnerability in the KDE open-source desktop environment had Linux distributors like Red Hat and SuSE issuing patches. Who says Microsoft gets all the good security problems? Read more and get links to patches.Lotus lays out its future at Lotusphere kick-offIBM\/Lotus on Monday aggressively galloped into its collaborative software future promising not to avoid any fights and laying out plans to expand its Notes\/Domino platform with an emphasis on a services architecture model. Read our story from the Lotusphere show.The industry is exciting againFor Sun CTO Greg Papadopoulos, computing was getting boring a few years ago, but now he can't wait to witness the industry morph over the next decade. In this week's Hot Seat video, he tells us why. Watch it now.Wireless was investors\u2019 darling of 2005In 2005, software remained the IT segment that attracted the most venture capital dollars, but telecom also saw a welcomed uptick as many investors chased down wireless companies with checkbook in hand. Click here for more.Supreme Court won't hear BlackBerry caseThe U.S. Supreme Court won't review the patent infringement dispute between Research in Motion and NTP, closing down one of the BlackBerry mobile device vendor's avenues against NTP's suit, RIM said in a statement Monday. Click here for more.Botnet hacker pleads guilty, faces prison termA computer hacker responsible for creating armies of computers to launch Internet-based attacks and selling those "botnets" to spammers and other miscreants pleaded guilty Monday to federal criminal charges in Los Angeles. Click here for more.Compendium: Darn kids, get offa my Internet!There's a letter circulating around the 'Net to today's Web 2.0 wunderkinder about how they wouldn't have lasted five minutes in the old days, you know, like 1980: "There were no MP3s or Napsters. You wanted to steal music, you had to hitchhike to the damn record store and shoplift it yourself. Or you had to wait around all day to tape it off the radio and the DJ'd usually talk over the beginning and @#*% it all up!" See Adam Gaffin\u2019s blog for more.