Weekend misc. news (04.22) Part Deux

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Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack for Word, Excel, and PowerPoint 2007 File Formats - Open, edit, and save documents, workbooks, and presentations in the file formats new to Microsoft Office Word, Excel, and PowerPoint 2007. Microsoft.

Safari zero-day exploit nets $10000 prize: A New York-based security researcher spent less than 12 hours to identify and exploit a zero-day vulnerability in Apple's Safari browser. The Register.

Google acquiring Doubleclick a no go? An online privacy advocacy group petitioned the Federal Trade Commission on Friday to halt Google's proposed $3.1 billion acquisition of DoubleClick, arguing that the combination would "give one company access to more information about the Internet activities of consumers than any other company in the world." SF Chronicle.

Intel Slashes Prices and Silently Launches New Models: Intel cuts prices on the Core 2-family and silently launches the Core 2 Duo E6320 and E6420, now with 4MB of L2 cache. Dailytech.

Ethanol may create dirtier air: Switching from gasoline to ethanol touted as a green alternative at the pump may create dirtier air, causing slightly more smog-related deaths, a new study says. USA Today.

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