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January 2, 2013, 7:15 AM

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Wall Street Journal:
Intel's Push Into Web TV Hits Delays  —  Intel Corp.'s effort to develop an Internet-based TV service and associated hardware is taking longer than expected, people familiar with the company's plans say, in part due to delays in reaching content agreements with media companies.
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Matt Brian / The Next Web:
Developers begin seeing new Apple iPhone hardware and iOS 7 in usage logs  —  Currently under development, traces of Apple's new iPhone and iOS software have begun surfacing in app usage logs.  Developers have contacted The Next Web to share references to a new iPhone identifier …
Seth Weintraub / 9to5Mac:
Apple airs unfortunately-timed ‘Do Not Disturb’ ad with Venus and Serena Williams [video]  —  You can't make this up.  —  As many iPhone owners wake up New Years Day and realize their Do Not Disturb is stuck on, they might also catch a glimpse of Apple's new iPhone 5 commercial.
Arnold Kim / MacRumors:
Emil Protalinski / The Next Web:
Windows gains market share after six months of decline: Windows 8 grabs 1.64%, Windows 7 passes 45%  —  Last month, we reported how Windows XP had finally fallen below 40 percent market share.  At the time, Windows 8 managed to grab 1 percent of the pie, and in December Microsoft's newest OS progressed but did not double up.
Elise Ackerman / IEEE Spectrum:
Google Glass Features and Apps Still in Flux  —  Babak Parviz, head of the Google Glass project, hints at what to expect next … IEEE Spectrum: What is Google trying to accomplish with Google Glass?  —  Babak Parviz: We wanted to have a device that would do two things that we think would be useful for a lot of people.
Wall Street Journal:
Facebook Analysts Stick to Script  —  Facebook Inc. has gotten a thumbs-down from investors since its initial public offering.  But securities analysts who work at the investment banks that did the deal have never wavered in their enthusiasm.  —  Since the social-networking company went public in May …
Devorah Lauter / Telegraph:
Apple's Paris store hit by New Year's Eve raid  —  The Apple shop in Paris's Opera district was robbed by armed, masked men on New Year's Eve, under the noses of riot police patrolling the nearby Champs Elysées.  —  The Apple store in Paris  —  Reports claimed the thieves …
Joe Schneider / Bloomberg:
Samsung Loses Bid to Seal Sales Data in Apple Dispute  —  Samsung Electronics Co. (005930) lost a bid to keep sales data of some of its products sealed in a U.S. patent dispute with Apple Inc.  —  U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh in San Jose yesterday denied Samsung's request to keep …
Derek Kessler / webOS Nation:
WebOS Ports gets Open webOS up and running on the Google Nexus 7 [video]  —  As if the Samsung Galaxy Nexus Open webOS port wasn't enough, WebOS Ports has announced a new porting project: Open webOS on the Google Nexus 7.  The seven-inch Android-powered tablet built by Asus was the premiere launch devices …
Marcus Wohlsen / Wired:
Tech's Hot New Market: The Poor  —  Douglas Merrill's sister-in-law Vicki needed new snow tires.  Without them, the single mother of three, who was going to school while also working full-time, couldn't get to work.  She'd lose her job.  —  But Vicki was in a bind.
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