Friday’s News: Silicon Valley’s Spending Money. And That Means?

Does Silicon Valley’s Spending Spree Signal a Recovery? [Bits]

Microsoft IT’s role in launching Windows 7 [Seattle P-I]

It’s Harder To Get A Job At The Apple Store Than It Is To Get Into Harvard [Business Insider]

How You Can Become One Of Apple’s Star iPhone App Reviewers [Business Insider]

Cleaning House Before Its IPO Will Cost AOL $200 Million And Up To 1,000 Jobs [TechCrunch]

Playdom acquires two developers to break into Facebook and iPhone games [VentureBeat]

Apache: ‘No jerks allowed’ [CNet]

Layoffs prompt insider threat fears, cybersecurity survey finds [SearchSecurity]

Government Use Of Windows 7 Hinges On Security Spec [InformationWeek]

Priceless! The 25 Funniest Vintage Tech Ads [CIO]


MySpace Hires Some Social Smarts From LinkedIn [TechCrunch]