What a week: top stories you may have missed

Editor's Highlights

Microsoft to patch PowerPoint zero-day bug next week

'I don't know how much we've paid EDS' admits top civil servant

Oracle will keep Sun's server line, says Ellison

Government denies GCHQ project will be used to snoop

UK Allows Full-Blown Software Patent

Reader's choice

Windows 7's XP emulation 'will cause support nightmares'

Deutsche Bank turns to blade servers in eco-push

Virgin to trial 200Mbps broadband access

Microsoft bans Windows Mobile VoIP apps

Aviva slashes costs as IT consolidation is complete

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Digging Deeper: Windows 7

Windows 7 release candidate out now

Windows 7 no faster than Vista

Windows 7 is 'insecure', warns F-Secure

Windows 7 tuned for solid state drives, says Microsoft

Free Windows 7 RC to end

Digging Deeper: Careers and HR

Fall in new IT jobs eases slightly - KPMG

CA targets next generation of mainframe talent

Recession slowing growth of global developer workforce

EMC storage exec prevented from joining HP

News Extra

Adobe promises fixes for malicious PDF flaws next week

UK Oracle users welcome cost cuts, call for more help

LexisNexis says its data was used by fraudsters

Many chips lack ability to run virtual XP

Microsoft cuts 5 per cent of UK workforce

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