Google announced that a member of its video team had sent the worm, which wipes out files, to members of a Google Video Blog discussion list.
Intel Packages Blogs, RSS, and Wikis for Businesses
Intel says the tools will boost productivity by 50%, speed projects by 25%, and cut e-mail volume by 30%.
Microsoft Strikes Deal for Music
In a rare move, Microsoft said that it had agreed to pay a percentage of the sales of its new portable media player to the Universal Music Group.
Helio Adds New GPS-enabled Phone
Helio, the mobile phone operator created for tech-savvy hipsters, plans to announce a new phone for its service that uses satellite location technology to help subscribers stay connected.
Yahoo to Embed Instant Messaging in E-mail
Yahoo is planning to embed instant messaging into its Web-based e-mail program within the next few months so that people can have live chats in Yahoo Mail, even if they don't have an instant-messaging application installed.
Broadcom Claims First Universal DVD Chip
Consumer and communications chip supplier Broadcom Corp. introduced what the company labeled the first single-chip solution to support both Blu-ray Disc and HD-DVD standards.
Technology Mistake du Jour:
"Who the hell wants to hear actors talk?"
--H.M. Warner, Warner Brothers, 1927.