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1:50 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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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
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 …
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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: Gizmodo and Engadget
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
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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
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 …
Discussion: I4U News and The Wow
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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
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 …
Reuters:
Yahoo ads going mobile  —  The California-based Internet media company signs with top advertisers for Web ads to run on handsets in 18 nations.  —  SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) — Yahoo Inc. said it has signed up top corporate advertisers to use its advertising system to run brand ads on mobile phones …
Discussion: Search Engine Journal
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Yahoo!:
LG Electronics and Yahoo! Announce Strategic Mobile Partnership
Discussion: Screenwerk and Search Engine Land
Saul Hansell / New York Times:
Universal Near Deal With Video Site on Royalties  —  Universal Music Group is poised to win a small battle in its war to claim royalties from sites that allow users to upload videos that contain its music.  —  Universal, the country's largest music label, is in the final stages of negotiating …
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Mike / Techdirt:   Universal Music 'Settlement' With Bolt Makes A Mockery Of The Law; Common Sense
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.
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
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
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.
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 …
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.
Robert Levine / New York Times:
Upstart Video Game Publisher to Focus on Small Developers  —  Some video-game veterans plan to announce today the formation of a new publisher that they hope will act as the equivalent of an independent film company for small game developers.  —  The new company, Gamecock Media Group …
Newlaunches.com:
Possio Greta the GSM fax / printer  —  I really feel that the Possio GRETA is a classic in the making.  Everything from the name to the looks to the specs says that my statement is pretty valid.  First of all, the GRETA looks drop dead gorgeous.  It has a distinct body shape and color.
Discussion: Gizmodo, Mobility Site and Crave
Zlango Talk:
Much Important Good News Much Important  —  Click on the image to see Zlango's Much Important announcement:
Discussion: alarm:clock and PE HUB
 
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John Biggs / CrunchGear:
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Nokia:
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Sara Ivry / New York Times:
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Samsung:
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 Earlier Items: 
Peter Lauria / New York Post:
500 TO GET AX AT MTV  —  VIACOM CUTS $250M  —  Viacom could …
Discussion: PaidContent
Greenslade:
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Joe / Techdirt:
Stuffy Economist Magazine Experiments With Social Media
Ryan Block / Engadget:
Transmeta now officially out of the CPU business
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
PowerHype At Powerset
Discussion: VentureBeat
Stuart Dredge / Tech Digest:
3GSM 2007: Will MusicStation be a mobile iTunes beater?
Discussion: SMS Text News and Shiny Shiny
Business Wire:
Adobe Flash Lite To Support Video for Mobile Handsets
Richard MacManus / Read/WriteWeb:
Firefox 3 To Support Offline Apps