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January 2, 2013, 9:05 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.
Janko Roettgers / GigaOM:
Inside Intel's TV service: No CES announcement, but plenty of juicy details  —  Both Forbes and TechCrunch reported this past weekend that Intel may announce its much-rumored TV service at CES next week.  I've been told by a knowledgeable source that this is inaccurate …
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 …
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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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 …
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.
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:
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 …

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SimilarWeb:
Does Ello's Sudden Rise In Popularity Herald A New Era Of Social Media?  —  The latest social network to be on the tip of everyone's tongue is the rebellious Ello which launched earlier this year and promises an ad-free experience.
Zoho:
Thank You India!  Your Spirit Made It Happen  —  Our much awaited Zoholics (Nov 20-21) India event just got over, and the response has been amazing.  Thank you for showing such an overwhelming support to our efforts …
Igloo:
All the coding ladies  —  Much has been said about women in technology this week as a result of Barbie once again, letting down the female population (or more appropriately, humankind as a whole) …
 

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