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11:40 AM ET, February 12, 2007

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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 …
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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.
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 …
Conrad Quilty-Harper / Engadget:
Intel demonstrates 80-core processor
Discussion: digg
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 …
Discussion: Engadget, Gizmodo, Phone Scoop and Gadgetell
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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!
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
Liz Gannes / NewTeeVee:   Bolt.com Selling to GoFish for $30M
Microsoft:
Microsoft Reveals New Windows Mobile 6 Smartphone Software, Improves World's Fastest-Growing Mobile Operating System  —  Latest software to feature new messaging tools, tighter security and improved productivity features; devices to begin shipping worldwide by second quarter of 2007.
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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
Katie Allen / Guardian:
Vodafone offers Google on the go
Discussion: Search Engine Journal
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.
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.
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 …
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Andy Plesser / Beet.TV:
Adobe's Flash Video to Play on Mobile Phones, New Transcoding System …
Discussion: Ryan Stewart
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 …
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.
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 …
David Kaplan / PaidContent:
Time Unveils SI VOD Channel And New Digital Studio; Brightcove Signs Video Deals With Time, TV Guide  —  Following Rafat's report from last week's Dealmakers Summit that Time Inc. would soon unveil a cable VOD channel, comes the full details: On Wednesday, Sports Illustrated will launch SI On Demand, Mediaweek reported.
Samsung:
SAMSUNG Unveils Ultra Edition II Series - Ultra Slim and Ultra Stylish  —  New Ultra Edition II lineup in a class of its own in performance, design and features  —  Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd, a leading provider of mobile phones and telecom systems, once again redefines the mobile handset market …
Discussion: Gizmodo and Engadget
 
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Sara Ivry / New York Times:
Online Comeback for a Short-Lived TV Channel
Robert Levine / New York Times:
Here's the Online Line on Online Politics
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Cory Doctorow / Boing Boing:
Why wireless carriers should be forced into neutrality
Paul Kapustka / NewTeeVee:
Disney: DRM Makes Online Video Happen
Reuters:
Yahoo ads going mobile
Gizmodo:
Possio GRETA Combination Printer, Scanner, Fax and Cellphone
Aswath Weblog:
VoIP Hardware Need Note Be Boring
Peter Lauria / New York Post:
500 TO GET AX AT MTV  —  VIACOM CUTS $250M  —  Viacom could …
Discussion: PaidContent
 Earlier Items: 
Thomas Ricker / Engadget:
Motorola's SLVR L9 brings the multimedia
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Greenslade:
The real cost of London's freesheets?
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
Stuart Dredge / Tech Digest:
3GSM 2007: Will MusicStation be a mobile iTunes beater?
Discussion: SMS Text News and Shiny Shiny
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
Zlango Update: BenchMark and Accel Invest $12 Million
Discussion: MobileCrunch
Richard MacManus / Read/WriteWeb:
Firefox 3 To Support Offline Apps
Discussion: 901am, Ryan Stewart and digg
 

 
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Chris Thompson / Defector:
Vice leadership failed to act as responsible stewards of a good product, and instead paid themselves lavish salaries and burned through hundreds of millions

Sara Fischer / Axios:
NPR affiliate WAMU is shutting down local news site Dcist and laying off 15 employees to focus on audio and plans to add 10 new positions

Lauren Feiner / The Verge:
A preview of the NetChoice cases to be argued at SCOTUS on February 26, about the constitutionality of Texas and Florida laws regulating social media content

 
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