Sarah Palin later, cloud computing now

Republicans in St. Paul, Minn., reach for the clouds--as in cloud computing; Chrome loses some shine on Day 2; and the Free Software Foundation celebrates GNU's 25th birthday.

CNET News' Declan McCullagh is on hand for the Republican National Convention taking place this week in St. Paul, Minn., where he examines where Silicon Valley's familiar list of technology concerns rate on the delegate radar. Meanwhile, cloud computing takes a brief turn in the spotlight, as hurricane worries force organizers to briefly scramble...New security worries emerge a day after Google's Chrome release. Also, Ina Fried has the scoop on a privacy question that may make many would-be Chrome users pause...Who woulda thunk it 25 years ago, but the Free Software Foundation is now celebrating a very special silver anniversary. /p>
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Meet Chrome, Google's shiny new browser

Redmond's virtualization shift continues

'Happy Birthday to GNU' marks 25 years

Google Apps tops 1 million businesses

Author Estrin sees U.S. research as 'eroded,' 'unstable'

'MythBusters' co-host backpedals on RFID kerfuffle

 

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