Weekend news picks (02.03)

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Google's top execs secret pact" Larry Page, Sergey Brin, and Eric Schmidt on keeping the culture alive at Fortune's No. 1 Best Company to Work For - and how they all promised to stay at Google for 20 years. Fortune.

Vista SP1 to debut Monday, reports say Microsoft Corp. will release Windows Vista Service Pack (SP1) on Monday, Feb. 4, according to reports Friday from Tech ARP, a Malaysian Web site. Other sources, meanwhile, claimed that Windows Server 2008 will also reach RTM (release to manufacturing) in the coming week. ComputerWorld.

RealPlayer named by StopBadware.org StopBadware.org said Tuesday it has labeled two versions of the RealPlayer media player as "badware," or spyware. News.com.

Sweden Warns Kids Against The Pirate Bay The majority of Swedish children between the ages of 8 and 14, admit that they download copyrighted music and videos on a regular basis. TorrentFreak.

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