Demand fueling data center building boomDevelopers are set to break ground in July on a project in Austin, Texas, that's been conceived as a giant park for data centers. The 350-acre project, managed by Zydeco Development, is part of a wave of new data center construction. Click here for more.Best blogs for buyersThe blogosphere is a crowded, noisy place, and IT blogs are everywhere. All of which means that finding the best blogs to track your top vendors can be more miss than hit. Yet blogs can be worthwhile sources of little-known company or product information. We looked through hundreds of blogs, many written by anonymous bloggers who claim to have inside connections. Click here for a sample of the best blogs offering inside skinny.Protectionism no way to counter offshoring, says BushU.S. President George Bush Friday ruled out protectionist measures by the U.S. to counter the loss of jobs in the country because of offshore outsourcing. Click here for more.SEC: Beware 'paid autosurfing' schemes on the WebThe Securities and Exchange Commission this week issued a warning about "paid autosurfing" schemes on the Internet, noting that offers that sound too good to be true probably are. Click here for more.Microsoft offers a few more 'Origami' detailsDespite the buzz being generated by its Origami Project, Microsoft plans to give it only brief mention at the upcoming Cebit trade show, even though that event coincides with when the company has said it will offer more details. The project apparently involves a mobile PC running Windows XP, according to a Web site about it. Click here for more.New OpenDocument alliance could've helped Mass. CIOA group of more than 35 U.S. and international IT vendors, organizations, academic institutions and industry bodies is due to announce the formation of the OpenDocument Format Alliance Friday. Click here for more.Google adds to its Mini lineupGoogle Thursday began shipping a scaled down version of its Google Mini search appliance that is aimed at small businesses. Click here for more.For news updated throughout the day, go to Network World's NetFlash news page.