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9:30 AM ET, February 13, 2007

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Mercury News:
Adobe propels cell phone video  —  NEW MOBILE TECHNOLOGY COULD BE REVOLUTIONARY  —  Software developer Adobe Systems plans to launch mobile technology today that could revolutionize how we watch video on our cell phones.  —  The San Jose company is making it possible to put Flash Video technology …
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Steven Daly / Vanity Fair:
Pirates of the Multiplex  —  Under U.S. pressure, Swedish authorities are going after the popular Pirate Bay Web site for illegal distribution of video files.  But if Hollywood wants to stop online pirates—who cost the industry some $7 billion in 2005—it needs to join them, not beat them.
Discussion: Change Is Good
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Smaran / TorrentFreak:   The Pirate Bay, Featured in Vanity Fair
ZDNet:
Microsoft launches 'PlayReady' DRM system  —  Microsoft has launched a new digital rights management system that will allow users to use commercial content on multiple different devices for a single fee.  —  Microsoft PlayReady was unveiled at the 3GSM World Congress in Barcelona on Monday.
Discussion: Crave, Listening Post and PaidContent
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Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
FilmLoop Betrayed By Investors?  —  When I added FilmLoop to the TechCrunch DeadPool last month based on rumors of mass layoffs, it was clear there was more to the story.  The thirty person company had raised $11.5 million in capital and by any calculation should have still had at least $3 - $5 million left in the bank.
Discussion: Cerdafied
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Ryan Kennedy / Yahoo! Mail Updates:
Messenger and Mail...together at last!  —  At the Web 2.0 conference in November, we took the wraps off of one of our newest, coolest features: Yahoo! Messenger integrated with Yahoo! Mail Beta.  But, that was just a preview of what was to come.  Today, we will start to release this exciting new feature.
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Elinor Mills / CNET News.com:
Yahoo Mail integrates IM
Discussion: Neowin.net, TechSpot News and LiveSide
Reuters:
Mexican drug wars find new battleground on YouTube  —  MEXICO CITY—A vicious Mexican drug gang war has moved onto Internet video-sharing site YouTube, where rivals taunt each other with blood-soaked slideshows and film of their murder victims.  —  One popular video on the site shows a man being shot in the head.
Discussion: Buzzworthy and IP Democracy
Gamasutra:
The 10 Minutes Game Sales Potential Test  —  Everybody in the gaming industry has a great idea for a game.  The desire to see that idea become a reality is what brought many of us to this industry.  Sadly, the quality of this idea - or even of the game itself - isn't enough to guarantee …
Discussion: GigaGamez, Joystiq, Kotaku and Game | Life
Andrew / Treonauts:
Windows Mobile 6 On Treo 750: Exclusive First Images!  —  Yesterday at 3GSM in Barcelona, Microsoft revealed details of its new Windows Mobile 6 operating system which features support for rich HTML e-mail, increased functionality within Microsoft Office Outlook Mobile and Office Mobile programs …
BBC:
Teraflop chip hints at the future  —  A chip with 80 processing cores and capable of more than a trillion calculations per second (teraflop) has been unveiled by Intel.  —  The Teraflop chip is not a commercial release but could point the way to more powerful processors, said the firm.
Discussion: Ubergizmo and Neowin.net
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.
USA Today:
EMI in talks to dump copy protection  —  LOS ANGELES — The music industry is looking ahead to life without copy protection.  —  Major label EMI — home of Coldplay and Norah Jones — is in discussions with online music stores about selling its music without copy protection …
Greg Sandoval / CNET News.com:
YouTube shuts down Gawker account  —  YouTube has removed videos posted to the site by Gawker Media, many of which featured clips from top TV shows that appeared between advertisements for Gawker's blogs.  —  More than 50 clips were removed and the YouTube user account, "belowtheradar," …
Erick Schonfeld / The Next Net:
Will Widgets Kill the Webpage?  (Exclusive Netvibes video). … Click To Play … Tariq Krim is widget crazy (watch the video above).  The CEO of French startup Netvibes, the site where you can build a personal homepage from news and data feeds from all over the Web, is about to unleash a whole lot of widgets onto the Web.
Niall Kennedy / Niall Kennedy's Weblog:
Nokia releases H.264 video podcatcher  —  Nokia announced a new mobile feed reader focused on video today at the 3GSM conference in Barcelona.  The Nokia Video Center comes pre-installed on new Nokia Series 60 devices such as the newly announced N95 and N93i but is also available as a separate download for compatible devices.
John Gruber / Daring Fireball:
Command, Option, Control  —  Two asinine criticisms of Steve Jobs's "Thoughts on Music" are that (a) it's a shameless attempt to jump on the anti-DRM bandwagon — i.e. that Jobs and Apple are merely attempting to take credit for the already inevitable move toward non-DRM music; and (b) …
Discussion: Forbes and Errata Security
Tom Foremski / IMHO:
Nortel has a burn the boats strategy says CTO  —  The clap and rumble of thunder is followed within seconds by the sound of a torrential, tropical downpour.  I'm sitting in the Tonga Room, in the bowels of the swank Fairmont Hotel in San Francisco, with John Roese, CTO of Nortel, the $11bn Canadian telecoms equipment giant.
 
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Geraldine Fabrikant / New York Times:
MTV Laying Off 5.5% of Staff; Savings to Go to Newer Ventures
Discussion: IP Democracy
Danny Sullivan / Search Engine Land:
Google Loses In Belgium Newspaper Case
Cory Bergman / Lost Remote:
Newspapers beating TV sites to video revenue
Derek van Vliet / The Blog Herald:
Transparency in Social News
Ian Austen / New York Times:
Can Executives Find Happiness With a BlackBerry Minus Its Scroll Wheel?
Mike / Techdirt:
What Happens When You Are Accidentally Given Music MP3s By Music Labels Or Services?
Marshall Kirkpatrick / TechCrunch:
Veoh Relaunches Powerful Video Sharing Service
Ryan Block / Engadget:
Aroma USB takes some stink out of that spot
Discussion: Game | Life and digg
 Earlier Items: 
Staci D. Kramer / PaidContent:
NBCU's Digital Team To Move To Englewood Cliffs, NJ; Room For 450
Steve Rubel / Micro Persuasion:
As Traditional Media Erodes, Magazines Thrive
Discussion: Journerdism
Rob Bushway / GottaBeMobile.com:
Tablet PC and UMPC community help is needed
Alan Graham / Web 2.0 Explorer:
CommunityNext Highlights  —  300-40 people got together …
laptopmag.com:
HP iPAQ 510 Voice Messenger
Discussion: jkOnTheRun, HP, Engadget and I4U News
Chris Roper / IGN:
God of War II Review
Nate Anderson / Ars Technica:
FBI lost 160 laptops in last 44 months
Mike Shields / Mediaweek:
Podcasting to Generate $400 Mil. in Ads by 2011