Too busy to keep up with the tech news? Here are some of the more interesting stories from CNET for Friday, May 27.
Obama appointing Twitter CEO to advisory group
Twitter chief Dick Costolo will join the National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee. Microsoft's Scott Charney and McAfee's David DeWalt will be appointed too. More
Microsoft to showcase new tablet OS next week?
Software giant reportedly plans to take the wraps off a new operating system next week, perhaps running on hardware using Nvidia's ARM-based Tegra processor. More
Zuckerberg: Privacy anxiety is fleeting
New features may initially give Facebook users a fright but quickly become the norm and what people expect to find, Facebook's CEO tells audience at G8 forum. More
How-To: 5 secrets of Google Docs
If you want to word process in the cloud, Google Docs is what you need, but let us make the experience better by revealing five surprising secrets the program has to offer. Learn the tricks. More
Reporters' Roundtable: The bubble episode
Are we in another tech bubble? LinkedIn went public last week, raising $352 million. The stock quickly shot up, igniting talk that we are entering another period of tech market froth, like we had in 1999. Are we indeed? And if so, is it good or bad for Tech. CNET's Jim Kerstetter and HBR's Eric Hellweg join the discussion. Watch
And special for the three-day weekend:
Hit the backcountry this Memorial Day, Android-style
Field-tested apps and tips for using your Android device on the trail, even beyond roaming range. More