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2:50 PM ET, February 12, 2007

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John Markoff / New York Times:
Intel Prototype May Herald a New Age of Processing  —  Intel will demonstrate on Monday an experimental computer chip with 80 separate processing engines, or cores, that company executives say provides a model for commercial chips that will be used widely in standard desktop, laptop and server computers within five years.
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Intel:
Intel Research Chip Advances 'Era Of Tera'  —  80-Core Programmable Processor First to Deliver Teraflop Performance with Remarkable Energy-Efficiency  —  Intel Corporation researchers have developed the world's first programmable processor that delivers supercomputer-like performance from a single …
Tom Krazit / CNET News.com:
Intel shows off 80-core processor  —  Intel has built its 80-core processor as part of a research project, but don't expect it to boost your Doom score just yet.  —  Chief Technical Officer Justin Rattner demonstrated the processor in San Francisco last week for a group of reporters …
Discussion: Engadget and digg
Nokia:
Mass market mobile phone with integrated GPS offers instant and easy-to-use maps, routing and navigation  —  3GSM World Congress 2007, Barcelona, Spain/Espoo, Finland - At the annual 3GSM World Congress in Barcelona, Nokia introduced the new Nokia 6110 Navigator, a navigation-enabled mobile phone designed for the mass market.
Discussion: I4U News, Gizmodo and Engadget
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Nokia:
Advanced technologies, new functionality, sleek designs and color appeal to working titans  —  3GSM World Congress 2007, Barcelona, Spain/Espoo, Finland - Nokia (NYSE:NOK) today introduced the second wave of the Nokia Eseries portfolio with a trio of feature-packed, design-rich devices …
Thomas Ricker / Engadget:
Nokia's E90 communicator launched!
Discussion: Engadget Mobile
USA Today:
Magazines start studios to join online video craze  —  NEW YORK — Add Time Inc. (TWX) and TV Guide(GMST) to the ranks of major magazine publishers looking to take advantage of the public's fast-growing fascination with videos on the Internet.  —  Time Inc. is announcing Monday that it's launching …
Discussion: WebProNews and Howard Lindzon
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David Kaplan / PaidContent:
Time Unveils SI VOD Channel And New Digital Studio; Brightcove …
Discussion: Business Wire
Mike Shields / Mediaweek:   Time Inc. Launches SI VOD, Video Production Studio
Roger Friedman / Fox News:
BEATLES READY FOR LEGAL DOWNLOADING SOON  —  The Beatles songs — all of them — will be offered for downloading soon.  That's what Neil Aspinall, the head of Apple Corps Ltd. and the man who's protected the Beatles legacy for the last 40 years — told me over the weekend.
Discussion: hypebot
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Apple:
Apple Inc. and The Beatles' Apple Corps Ltd. Enter into New Agreement  —  CUPERTINO, California and LONDON—Apple® Inc. and The Beatles' company Apple Corps Ltd. are pleased to announce the parties have entered into a new agreement concerning the use of the name "Apple" and apple logos which replaces their 1991 Agreement.
Yahoo!:
LG Electronics and Yahoo! Announce Strategic Mobile Partnership  —  Companies to Distribute Yahoo! Services Including Yahoo! Go for Mobile 2.0 and Yahoo! oneSearch(TM) to Tens of Millions of LG Mobile Phones Around the World  —  LG Electronics, Inc. (LG), a leading worldwide provider …
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Reuters:
Yahoo ads going mobile
Discussion: Search Engine Journal
Jackson West / NewTeeVee:
Blip Introduces Custom Ad Engine  —  Within the next two weeks, Blip Networks will be giving users the ability to insert their own custom, clickable advertising graphics and clips to their videos.  The same features have already been deployed for Blip's network ads, but this will enable show creators …
Discussion: MAKE Magazine and SearchViews
Derick Mains / Apple:
Lionsgate Movies Now on iTunes  —  World's Most Popular Online Movie Store to Offer Catalog of Over 400 Films  —  Lionsgate and Apple® today announced that movies from Lionsgate will be available for purchase and download on the iTunes® Store (www.itunes.com) starting today. iTunes customers …
Microsoft:
Microsoft Announces Three New Windows Live Products for Mobile Devices  —  Product innovations provide customers with new ways to stay connected and informed, offer new revenue for mobile industry.  —  Today at 3GSM World Congress 2007, Microsoft Corp. announced three new Windows Live&trade …
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Danny Sullivan / Search Engine Land:
Ironically, You Need A Map To Find Google & Microsoft's Windows Mobile Map Apps
Discussion: Screenwerk and Guardian
Motorola:
MOTO Q Goes Global  —  Goodbye Office, Hello Liberated Lifestyle; Motorola delivers new super-slim, experience-optimized QWERTYs for HSDPA and GSM networks  —  Motorola today announced the expansion of its award-winning Q platform with the availability of MOTO Q q9 and MOTO Q gsm.
Mike / Techdirt:
Universal Music 'Settlement' With Bolt Makes A Mockery Of The Law; Common Sense  —  from the ridiculous dept  —  Last September, Universal Music's CEO, Doug Morris, threatened to sue both YouTube and MySpace, claiming both sites owed Universal Music millions.
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Robert Levine / New York Times:
Here's the Online Line on Online Politics  —  Since there are so many blogs about blogs, perhaps it is only natural that someone would start an online political site about online politics.  —  Techpresident.com, which officially begins publishing today, will cover the online aspects …
Discussion: IP Democracy and Bloggers Blog
Business Wire:
Adobe Flash Lite To Support Video for Mobile Handsets  —  Upcoming Release of Flash Lite to Integrate Video Playback Capabilities  —  BARCELONA, Spain—(BUSINESS WIRE)—At the 3GSM World Congress, Adobe Systems Incorporated (Nasdaq:ADBE) today announced that support for video will be integrated …
Zlango Talk:
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Discussion: alarm:clock and PE HUB
 
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Jeremy Zawodny / Jeremy Zawodny's blog:
JavaScript Badges and Widgets Considered Harmful
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Katie Fehrenbacher / GigaOM:
AT&T Taps Qualcomm for mobile TV
Eliot Van Buskirk / Wired News:
Music Vets Prep Next-Gen Player
Discussion: Engadget
Joe Garofoli / San Francisco Chronicle:
Tonight at 11, news by neighbors
Dan Goodin / The Register:
Skype snoop agent reads mobo serial numbers
Robert Levine / New York Times:
Upstart Video Game Publisher to Focus on Small Developers
Newlaunches.com:
Possio Greta the GSM fax / printer
Discussion: Gizmodo, Mobility Site and Crave
Nokia:
Nokia N77: Live TV when you want it
Discussion: Engadget
 Earlier Items: 
Sara Ivry / New York Times:
Online Comeback for a Short-Lived TV Channel
Discussion: PaidContent
Cory Doctorow / Boing Boing:
Why wireless carriers should be forced into neutrality
Paul Kapustka / NewTeeVee:
Disney: DRM Makes Online Video Happen
Samsung:
SAMSUNG Unveils Ultra Edition II Series - Ultra Slim and Ultra Stylish
Peter Lauria / New York Post:
500 TO GET AX AT MTV  —  VIACOM CUTS $250M  —  Viacom could …
Discussion: PaidContent
Peter / 99 Lives:
Xbox Live + Mac = MacLive
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
PowerHype At Powerset
Discussion: VentureBeat
Kenneth Li / Reuters:
MySpace offers tools to block unauthorized videos
 

 
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Sheila Nevins is stepping down as president of HBO Documentary Films after more than 38 years

Ryan J. Foley / Associated Press:
Iowa Supreme Court justice blocks Des Moines Register from reporting on legally-obtained court records that were inadvertently filed publicly

 
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