Morning countdown: Want a new phone? Sprint doesn't want you to wait

Plus: Anonymous' war with the CIA, which may or may not be happening

  1. Kevin Fogarty: Anonymous can't figure out if it took down or not [ITworld]
  2. Obama's 2013 budget includes less for federal IT [ITworld]
  3. EU signs off on Google-Motorola merger [ITworld]
  4. Some IT skills no longer command a salary premium [ITworld]
  5. Brian Proffitt: Move to mobile will shake up Linux [ITworld]
  6. Chris Nerney: New RIM head goes on angry rant against critics [ITworld]
  7. European ACTA treaty foundering; EU Parliament head speaks out against it [ITworld]
  8. Start prepping for Big Data now [ITworld]
  9. Steam gaming platform hacked; credit card data stolen [ITworld]
  10. Kevin Purdy: Sprint wooing early upgraders with discounts [ITworld]
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