'Cuban Twitter' heads to hearings in Congress. "The head of the U.S. government agency that secretly created a "Cuban Twitter" communications network designed to undermine the communist government in Cuba is expected to testify next week before a senator who thinks the whole idea was 'dumb, dumb, dumb,'" reports the Associated Press.
Mozilla CEO steps down over gay marriage furor. "Mozilla's embattled chief executive is resigning after a revolt among employees drew attention to political contributions he made in 2008 opposing same-sex marriage," I wrote Thursday.
Microsoft open sources a big chunk of .NET. "Microsoft announced that it was open sourcing a wide array of its .NET libraries and related technologies and creating a group, the .NET Foundation, to oversee the development and stewardship of the open source components," Ars Technica reports.