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12:15 PM 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 …
Discussion: Engadget and digg
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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 …
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.
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 …
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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!
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.
Discussion: Business Wire
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Mike Shields / Mediaweek:   Time Inc. Launches SI VOD, Video Production Studio
USA Today:   Magazines start studios to join online video craze
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
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.
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
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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Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
Zlango Update: BenchMark and Accel Invest $12 Million
Discussion: MobileCrunch
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 …
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.
Google Blogoscoped:
YouTube Censors Criticism of Religion?  —  Outspoken atheist Nick Gisburne claims that the staff of Google-owned YouTube deleted his account simply because he posted a selection of Quran quotations, among other religious criticism.  In a video he released on February 8th, he states:
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.
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
Nokia:
Nokia N77: Live TV when you want it  —  Stylish and affordable Nokia N77 to accelerate DVB-H mobile TV mainstream adoption  —  3GSM World Congress 2007, Barcelona, Spain/Espoo, Finland - Nokia today introduced the Nokia N77 multimedia computer offering an optimized mobile TV experience …
Discussion: Engadget
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 …
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
 
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John Biggs / CrunchGear:
Motorola Z8 Hands On
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Robert Levine / New York Times:
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Paul Kapustka / NewTeeVee:
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Reuters:
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Samsung:
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Aswath Weblog:
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Peter Lauria / New York Post:
500 TO GET AX AT MTV  —  VIACOM CUTS $250M  —  Viacom could …
Discussion: PaidContent
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
Business Wire:
Adobe Flash Lite To Support Video for Mobile Handsets
Richard MacManus / Read/WriteWeb:
Firefox 3 To Support Offline Apps