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6:10 AM ET, February 16, 2009

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Anthony Ha / VentureBeat:
Mobile Flash apps get better distribution, more money  —  In advance of this week's Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Adobe is making several announcements to encourage developers to build applications using its Flash and AIR platforms.  The biggest announcements are a new distribution method …
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Marguerite Reardon / CNET News:
Flash 10 coming to most smartphones in 2010  —  BARCELONA—A full-fledged version of the Adobe Flash player is coming soon to a whole slew of smartphones.  Unfortunately, Apple's iPhone isn't one of them.  —  Adobe announced at the GSMA Mobile World Congress here Monday that Flash Player 10 …
Sascha Segan / PC Magazine:
Palm Pre to Receive Flash Support in 2009
Discussion: Edible Apple
Robert Scoble / Scobleizer:
Did Adobe snub Apple with FlashPlayer 10, Palm Pre, and Development …
Discussion: Computerworld
Mike / Nokia Conversations:
Nokia E75 launched  —  BARCELONA, Spain - The new Nokia E75 has just officially emerged and marks a new breed of Eseries device.  Just as the E71 broke new ground, the Nokia E75 is set to follow suit, cementing its unique place on the email and messaging scene as an ultra compact communicator.
Discussion: All About Symbian and MobileCrunch
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Nokia:
Productivity comes first: new Eseries devices optimized for efficiency  —  Barcelona, Spain - Nokia today unveiled two new additions to its Eseries range, the Nokia E75 and Nokia E55, which are the first to ship with the company's new email user interface.  Both devices also come standard …
James / Nokia Conversations:
Nokia E55 unveiled  —  BARCELONA, Spain - The Nokia E55 was announced this morning at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.  The newest in the Eseries range, the Nokia E55 sports a raft of new features and is the smallest Nokia messaging device.  Sporting a compact QWERTY keyboard …
Discussion: Electronic Pulp and Engadget
Robin Wauters / TechCrunch:
Nokia Unveils Ovi Store, Application Sales To Debut In May  —  At the Mobile Word Congress in Barcelona, Nokia has unveiled its initiative to try and repeat the runaway succes of Apple's App Store with its own mobile storefront dubbed Ovi Store.  This was an expected move as the rumors …
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Financial Times:
Microsoft targets its own smartphone store  —  Microsoft will today seek to counter the rising popularity of Apple's mobile “App Store”, one of the surprise hits of the consumer technology world last year, with the announcement of plans for a similar service to make it easier to get applications on to smartphones.
Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat:
Nvidia enables $99 Android/Windows CE mobile internet devices  —  Nvidia is announcing today that it wants to enable $99 mobile internet devices that can play high-definition graphics.  —  The so-called MIDs are smaller than laptop computers but less functional.
Chris Ziegler / Engadget:
HTC Touch Pro2 is awesome in ways the Touch Pro never could be  —  So, how do you make HTC's Touch Pro — already near the top of the WInMo heap — an even beefier device?  For starters, you can throw out that nasty VGA screen of yesteryear and up it with a 3.6-inch 800 x 400 replacement.
Paul Miller / Engadget:
Sony Ericsson Idou first eyes-on (Update: now with video!)  —  Sony Ericsson is only teasing this one from behind glass — and for good reason, the Idou is far from completion — but we grabbed a few shots of the handset all the same.  Let us tell, it's pretty intimidating staring …
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Chris Walters / Consumerist:
Facebook's New Terms Of Service: “We Can Do Anything We Want With Your Content.  Forever.”  —  Facebook's terms of service (TOS) used to say that when you closed an account on their network, any rights they claimed to the original content you uploaded would expire.  Not anymore.
Discussion: UMBC ebiquity, Thanks:sampad
Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat:
Intel scores LG as a customer for mobile internet device that can make phone calls  —  Intel is announcing an important new collaboration with cell phone maker LG Electronics in a strategically important market for the world's biggest chip maker.  —  Intel has been touting mobile internet devices …
Emil Protalinski / Ars Technica:
Microsoft Recite for Windows Mobile previewed  —  Microsoft Recite Technology Preview is now available for a select few Windows Mobile phones.  It allows you to take short notes and later search for them, all with just your voice.  —  Microsoft has released a “Technology Preview” …
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Steven Musil / CNET News:
Creditors may oust Sirius XM chief
Discussion: Wall Street Journal
Matt Richtel / New York Times:
What Convergence? TV's Hesitant March to the Net
Marguerite Reardon / CNET News:
Sony Ericsson unveils new strategy
Discussion: mocoNews.net and Crave, Thanks:dreamsketcher
Rob Minto / Financial Times:
Android's progress elevates Google's mobile aspirations
Discussion: ReadWriteWeb and AndroidGuys, Thanks:kevendones
Niclas Mika / Reuters:
Mobile data demand up despite economy: survey
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Fixing the Internet might break it worse than it's broken now.
 Earlier Items: 
Smartphone Biz-news.com:
Bitstream Launches “Fastest Mobile Browser”
Discussion: MobilityWire, Thanks:kevendones
David Gonzales / Samsung Central:
Samsung OmniaHD to feature 720P HD-video capture with 3.7-inch …
Discussion: Electronic Pulp, Gizmodo and Engadget
Fred / A VC:
How Patent Trolls Are A Tax On Innovation
Discussion: SmoothSpan Blog, Thanks:atul
Lidija Davis / ReadWriteWeb:
A Computer Repair Utility Kit You Can Run From a Thumb Drive
Discussion: digg.com, Thanks:kevendones
Erick Schonfeld / TechCrunch:
Mining The Thought Stream
Discussion: everwas, UMBC ebiquity, metarand and HighTouch, Thanks:kevendones
Mark Hendrickson / TechCrunch:
MTV Pulls The Plug On Embeddable Videos [Update]
 

 
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