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7:20 PM ET, February 12, 2007

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Nokia:
Nokia unveils new mobile internet video experience  —  Co-operation with YouTube allows users to enjoy YouTube(TM) videos on the go via Nokia Nseries devices  —  3GSM World Congress 2007, Barcelona, Spain/Espoo, Finland - Nokia today announced a new mobile internet video experience …
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Nokia:
Nokia N77: Live TV when you want it
Discussion: Engadget
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
PowerHype At Powerset  —  The more I dig into the new search engine startup Powerset the more I am wondering if it is nothing more than a house of cards.  They're an odd company with a bit of a split personality.  For example, in some ways they are very secretive - everyone who gets to see …
Discussion: OnoTech and Valleywag
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Matt Marshall / VentureBeat:   Powerset raising more money
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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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.
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 …
Discussion: CrunchGear
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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 Breakthrough Technology Enabling Simple Access to Broad Set of Digital Content, Including Music, Games, Video, Ring Tones and Pictures  —  Microsoft PlayReady powers next-generation media experiences on mobile networks; mobile operators worldwide announcing support include …
Discussion: Digital Media Wire and Bink.nu
Mike Shields / Mediaweek:
Podcasting to Generate $400 Mil. in Ads by 2011  —  Podcasting, the hot new media darling before YouTube mania swept in, is poised for a major growth spurt in ad dollars, despite the fact that the young medium's usage has failed to match the recent proliferation of Apple's iPod and other MP3-playing devices.
Schneier / Schneier on Security:
DRM in Windows Vista  —  Windows Vista includes an array of "features" that you don't want.  These features will make your computer less reliable and less secure.  They'll make your computer less stable and run slower.  They will cause technical support problems.
Jeremy Zawodny / Jeremy Zawodny's blog:
JavaScript Badges and Widgets Considered Harmful  —  For a long time now I've been meaning to write about the seemingly ubiquitous JavaScript Badges/Widgets/Thingies that you see on blogs and web sites everywhere.  Heck, I even have one on my site right now (over there—on the right).
Discussion: Joe Duck, JD on EP and alexking.org
Kenneth Li / Reuters:
MySpace offers tools to block unauthorized videos  —  NEW YORK, Feb. 12 (Reuters) - News Corp.'s (NWSa.N: Quote, Profile , Research) online social network MySpace said on Monday it is offering free software tools to let media companies block the uploading of unauthorized video clips …
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 …
Ken Fisher / Ars Technica:
Study: P2P effect on legal music sales "not statistically distinguishable from zero"  —  A new study in the Journal of Political Economy by Felix Oberholzer-Gee and Koleman Strumpf has found that illegal music downloads have had no noticeable effects on the sale of music, contrary to the claims of the recording industry.
Discussion: Change Is Good and digg
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: Bloggers Blog and IP Democracy
Joe Garofoli / San Francisco Chronicle:
Tonight at 11, news by neighbors  —  Santa Rosa TV station fires news staff, to ask local folks to provide programming  —  Steve Spendlove realizes that after last month's layoffs of most of the news-gathering staff at tiny KFTY-TV in Santa Rosa there will be less local coverage.
Peter / 99 Lives:
Xbox Live + Mac = MacLive  —  As any Mac user can tell you, Microsoft is notorious for leaving Mac users out in the cold.  Being a 360 owner who prefers OS X as their platform of choice, I've always been green with envy of the ability to access Xbox Live and track friends within Windows Live Messenger.
Katie Marsal / AppleInsider:
Apple may see royalties from Cingular subscriber growth  —  Apple could see added perks from its exclusive iPhone distribution deal with Cingular, such as royalty payouts for helping to grow the wireless carrier's subscriber base.  —  According to Citigroup Investment Research analyst Michael Rollins …
Jackson West / NewTeeVee:
Blip Introduces Custom Ad Engine  —  Within the next two weeks, Blip.tv 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
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.
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 …
 
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laptopmag.com:
Additional Resources  —  HP's latest iPAQ doesn't look like an iPAQ at all.
Discussion: HP, Engadget, jkOnTheRun and I4U News
Qualcomm:
AT&T Selects QUALCOMM's MediaFLO USA for Mobile Entertainment Services
Discussion: Julie Ask and Phone Scoop
Ken Fisher / Ars Technica:
Google decried as friend of piracy over AdSense earnings on piracy sites
Crave: The gadget blog:
Nerf and Nintendo's Safety Dance
Discussion: Engadget and Game | Life
Elsa Wenzel / Webware.com:
YAHOO MAIL INVITES YOU TO CHAT
Chris Roper / IGN:
God of War II Review
Nate Anderson / Ars Technica:
FBI lost 160 laptops in last 44 months
Discussion: Gizmodo and Neowin.net
Rustybrick / Search Engine Roundtable:
Google Sitelinks Update
 Earlier Items: 
Katie Fehrenbacher / GigaOM:
AT&T Taps Qualcomm for mobile TV
Eliot Van Buskirk / Wired News:
Music Vets Prep Next-Gen Player
Discussion: Engadget and hypebot
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
Zlango Talk:
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Samsung:
SAMSUNG Unveils Ultra Edition II Series - Ultra Slim and Ultra Stylish
Nokia:
Mass market mobile phone with integrated GPS offers instant …
Discussion: Gizmodo, Engadget and I4U News