CCIE: Talk about a stress testCisco's CCIE certification lab exam is so hard it has taken on mythic proportions in the network industry. We talked to those who survived it. Read what they have to say.Nortel CEO to detail goals of $1.9 billion R&D spendNortel has $1.9 billion that\u2019s burning a hole in its pocket, and it wants to use the money to build itself into a more credible alternative to Cisco. Click here for more.Will this be Black Friday for BlackBerry?A federal judge could decide today the fate of Research in Motion's BlackBerry mobile e-mail service in the United States. Click here for more.Researchers claim advances in using fingerprints to secure networksUniversity of Buffalo researchers say they have put their fingers on a way to improve security of wireless handheld devices and Web sites. Click here for more.Microsoft's Origami Project is\u2026Buzzblog today shares some insight into Microsoft\u2019s secret Origami Project. Click here for more.Cool Tools Video: The Kyocera KR1 Mobile RouterNeed to share a wireless WAN connection with multiple users? Keith's got the tool for you. Watch it now.Today on Layer 8, all set to take over six U.S. ports:ITunes hits a magic number, with cash and prizes for the lucky downloader; Google\u2019s center of the universe is revealed; National Lampoon is back - and online; and a helpful tip for would-be criminals; all that and more today at your home for not-just-networking news.For news updated throughout the day, go to Network World's NetFlash news page.