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10:05 AM ET, February 15, 2010

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Lee / The Flash Blog:
Adobe announces Flash Player and AIR for Android  —  Right about now at Mobile World Congress, Adobe is officially announcing Flash Player 10.1 and Adobe AIR for Android.  I truly believe these technologies will redefine the mobile experience.  Kevin Hoyt recorded a great video overview showing …
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Erick Schonfeld / TechCrunch:
AIR For Android, And Adobe's Plan To Deliver Apps Across All Mobile Devices  —  The bane of all mobile app developers is the need to rewrite the same app over and over again for different devices: the iPhone, Android, Blackberry, Palm Pre, Nokia, Windows Mobile.
Ryan Lawler / NewTeeVee:
Brightcove Pushes Mobile Video with Flash 10.1 Support
Discussion: Beet.TV and Broadcasting & Cable
Joshua Topolsky / Engadget:
Windows Phone 7 Series is official, and Microsoft is playing to win  —  Windows Phone 7 Series.  Get used to the name, because it's now a part of the smartphone vernacular... however verbose it may seem.  Today Microsoft launches one of its most ambitious (if not most ambitious) projects: the rebranding of Windows Mobile.
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Joshua Topolsky / Engadget:
Windows Phone 7 Series hands-on and impressions  —  Forget everything you know about Windows Mobile.  Seriously, throw the whole OS concept in a garbage bin or incinerator or something.  Microsoft has done what would have been unthinkable for the company just a few years ago: started from scratch.
Greg Kumparak / MobileCrunch:
First Impressions: Windows Mobile 7, now known as Windows Phone  —  We're not allowed to say much about it, so we'll leave it at this: I got a bit of hands-on time with Windows Phone (the official name for what was previously known as Windows Mobile 7) prior to its announcement.
Tricia Duryee / mocoNews:
Two Dozen Carriers Worldwide Unite Against Apple's App Store  —  Two dozen of the world's largest mobile-phone companies, including Verizon Wireless, AT&T (NYSE: T), NTT DoCoMo (NYSE: DCM), Deutsche Telekom (NYSE: DT), China Mobile and Vodafone (NYSE: VOD), are teaming up to create an …
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Richard Wray / Guardian:   Google plays down hopes of mobile app alliance
Brooke Crothers / CNET News:
Intel, Nokia join Linux efforts for ‘smart’ devices  —  Intel and Nokia are combining their respective Linux operating environments to power future smartphones and tablets, another step in a technology tie-up launched last year.  —  The technology merger will fuse Intel's Moblin …
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Ian Paul / PC World:
Alleged Windows Mobile 7 Images Leaked  —  Supposed images of Windows Mobile 7 have been posted to Facebook for the entire world to see just hours before Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer is expected to unveil the mobile OS at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.
Taimur Asad / Redmond Pie:
Apple Bans iPhone Hackers Apple ID from App Store  —  Well it looks like Apple has started banning iPhone hackers from the iTunes App Store.  Sherif Hashim, the iPhone developer and hacker who recently found an exploit in the latest iPhone OS 3.1.3, which could enable the unlock on 05.12.01 baseband …
Discussion: 9 to 5 Mac and Softpedia News, Thanks:taimurasad
Kat Hannaford / Gizmodo:
Motorola's Eighth Android Will Be Called Cliq XT in US, Quench In Europe  —  A follow-up from the Cliq, called the Cliq XT—or Quench, depending on where you live—has been shown off running Android 1.5 (which is a shame when most companies are looking at 2.1 now), and has MOTOBLUR.
Thomas Ricker / Engadget:
Samsung i8520 ‘Halo’ Android 2.1 phone with 3.7-inch Super AMOLED and pico projector (updated)  —  While Samsung is desperate for us and the world to focus on its very first Bada device — the Wave S8500 — we found something a bit more interesting for Google fans.
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Darren Murph / Engadget:
Samsung Wave: 3.3-inch Super AMOLED, Bluetooth 3.0, and new Bada OS (updated)
Benny Evangelista / San Francisco Chronicle:
Facebook directs more online users than Google  —  A big part of the Facebook experience is how friends and family share Web links to interesting news stories, photos, videos and Internet sites.  —  This “friend-casting” of information has helped propel Facebook into a major force in directing traffic around the Web.
Kevin J. O'Brien / New York Times:
Though Absent, Apple Permeates Barcelona Fair  —  The biggest gathering of the global mobile phone industry begins on Monday in Barcelona, and much of the talk will be about the company that is not there: Apple.  —  Its iPhone has been imitated by larger competitors like Samsung Electronics, Nokia, LG and Research In Motion.
Thom Holwerda / OSNews:
Teacup, Meet Storm, pt. IV: Adobe Blocking HTML5?  —  There's a bit of ruckus going on at the moment in the world of HTML5.  A number of people are claiming that Adobe has blocked the latest publication of the HTML5 standard.  However, after diving into the actual mailing list threads …
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John Gruber / Daring Fireball:
Adobe Puts Secret Hold on HTML5 Spec
Discussion: 9 to 5 Mac, TiPb and Neowin.net
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Local TV for Devices on the Move
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Mike Swift / Mercury News:
Five Silicon Valley companies fought release of employment data, and won
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Viacom Asking For ‘Substantial’ Refund on Harmonix Earnout From Founders
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Turmoil at MySpace blamed on News Corporation
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Jack Loftus / Gizmodo:
Leaked Google Nexus One Firmware Upgrade Could Address Spotty 3G Reception
Chris O'Brien / Mercury News:
Lessons from Hewlett-Packard's massive job cuts
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iPhone Explorer Turns Your iPhone or iPod touch into a Disk Drive
 

 
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