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5:31 AM ET, February 7, 2010

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MightyMike / PPCGeeks:
EXCLUSIVE Breaking News : Windows Phone 7 Details Emerge From The Depths  —  With the Mobile World Congress event making its way around the corner, we can all be for certain that it is inevitable for Windows Phone 7 to make its long awaited debut.  That being said, there have been rumours floating …
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MG Siegler / TechCrunch:
Looks Like Google May Have A Super Bowl Commercial  —  While Google is a company built on advertising, for the most part it has stayed out of advertising itself on the dominant medium: television.  Yes, there have been those short ads for Chrome and a few for Android that it has been involved with.
Erick Schonfeld / TechCrunch:
Walt Mossberg, David Carr And Michael Arrington Talk iPad With Charlie Rose  —  Charlie Rose had The Wall Street Journal/All Things D's Walt Mossberg, The New York Times' David Carr and our own Michael Arrington on his show Thursday night to talk about the Apple iPad.
Noah Shachtman / Danger Room:
'Don't Be Evil,' Meet ‘Spy on Everyone’: How the NSA Deal Could Kill Google  —  The company once known for its “don't be evil” motto is now in bed with the spy agency known for the mass surveillance of American citizens.  —  The National Security Agency is widely understood …
Jeremy Allaire / TechCrunch:
The Future of Web Content - HTML5, Flash & Mobile Apps  —  Editor's note: This is a guest post written by Jeremy Allaire, founder and CEO of Brightcove.  Prior to Brightcove, Jeremy founded Allaire Corporation which was subsequently acquired by Macromedia due to the success of their web development tool ColdFusion.
Discussion: TechCrunchIT, TUAW and TiPb, Thanks:mrinaldesai
Ernesto / TorrentFreak:
LG Shows How To Play Pirated Movies On TV  —  Using pirated films as promotional material to sell consumer electronics is nothing new.  The John Lewis store has used aXXo rips to sell iMacs in the past and Saturn, Europe's largest retailer of consumer electronics, showed pirated films to sell Macbooks.
Seth Weintraub / 9 to 5 Mac:
MacBook Pro Core i7 caught GeekBenching itself  —  If you were excited about the prospect of Core i5 MacBook Pros, which Intel briefly offered up in a contest last month, you are going to be pretty stoked about today's news from MacRumors.  —  Their forum members found a GeekBench scoring done yesterday …
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Arn / MacRumors:
Unreleased Core i7 MacBook Pro 6,1 Benchmarked? Supplies Constrained
Discussion: I4U News, Gizmodo and TUAW
Chris Davies / Android Community:
Motorola MOTOSPLIT: touchscreen keyboard keys?  —  Remember the Motorola MOTOSPLIT render that leaked back in late January?  According to an Android Community source, you're looking at another design image of the upcoming Android smartphone, complete with its QWERTY keyboard.
SageCircle Blog:
Forrester tells analysts no more personally-branded research blogs with interesting implications for analyst relations  —  Credible reports - since confirmed - are coming into SageCircle that Forrester management has set a new policy that analysts with personally-branded research blogs must …
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Dennis Howlett / Irregular Enterprise:   Forrester crimps bloggers: epic E2.0 fail
MG Siegler / TechCrunch:
Late Last Year, Google Overtook Apple In WebKit Code Commits  —  Today, the blog Chromium Notes, which is written by a developer who works on the open source project (that Google Chrome is built on top of), posted a very interesting graph: one that shows the number of code commits to WebKit.
Discussion: neugierig.org
Michael Bush / AdAge:
What Your Choice of Search Engine Says About You  —  Wunderman Study Finds Distinct Purchasing Habits Among Bing, Google and Yahoo Users  —  NEW YORK (AdAge.com) — What does your search engine say about you?  Well, if it's Bing, you're probably an early adopter, but you also visit …
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
Amazon Says No To Blippy  —  Blippy, the Twitter-like service that lets users publish the details of all their purchases, is just a couple of months old.  But it already got Stephen Colbert's attention (thumbs up).  And now it has Amazon's too (thumbs down).
Discussion: louisgray.com, Thanks:atul
 
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