More IT job losses as vendors see bottom of recession, Nortel ditched from London Olympics, Windows 7 claims challenged, NASA hacker reprieve bid fails. These stories and more in your round up.

Editor's Highlights

Lloyds slashes 659 more IT staff

Was UK source of massive denial of service attack on US?

Google Apps struggles to overcome fear of Outlook separation

SOA blog:
Disposable software

Oracle sneaks out 40% price rises on database modules

Reader's choice

London Paper cuts costs by 66% with open source website

Nortel ditched for Cisco as London Olympic supplier

NASA hacker McKinnon in failed parliamentary legal bid

Why the public sector is opening the doors to open source technology

BT saves £5m annually with simplified sign-on

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What we can all learn from the Twitter security breach?

Beyond the perimeter:
The IT security professional’s guide to system management cost savings

CIO blog:

Too much flexibility

Open enterprise:
Why the GNU GPL Still Matters

Forrester view:
Securing Google's Chrome OS

Digging Deeper: Security spotlight

LexisNexis issues data breach warning after alleged mafia bust

E-crime efforts to be improved in Home Office strategy

Mobile malware has botnet features, analysts warn

Accept credit cards? New wireless guidelines put you to the test

Fake antivirus targetted by security vendors

Digging Deeper: Microsoft focus

Windows 7 stampede pummels Amazon, brings down Microsoft store

Windows 7 early adoption stats 'misleading'

Gates and Ballmer in attack mode on Google Chrome

Microsoft unwraps Windows Azure pricing, availability

Microsoft signs CSC as outsourcing provider for Azure

Digging Deeper: Business briefing

Cisco lays off 700, reportedly plans more cuts

Google sees signs of recovery

BT to slash £1bn from costs

IBM raises full year forecast after Q2 results

Dell calls bottom of sales slump