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8:05 AM ET, November 17, 2008

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Erick Schonfeld / MobileCrunch:
Adobe To Demo Flash On Mobile (But Only Windows).  Still “Working” On The iPhone.  —  Adobe's Flash Player is on 98 percent of all desktop computers, but it is still struggling to make the jump to mobile phones.  If you want Flash on a mobile device, right now you have to settle for a compromised version: Flash Lite.
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Stephen Shankland / CNET News:
Adobe wants to bridge gap between PCs and cloud  —  Adobe Systems wants to have it both ways.  —  Microsoft's power with programmers is tethered to desktops and laptops, the vast majority of which run Windows.  Google is trying to dominate what it believes is the new frontier, cloud computing, where applications run on the Web.
Adobe:
Adobe and ARM Accelerate Flash and AIR for ARM Platforms  —  For immediate release  —  Support for Flash Player 10 and Adobe AIR to Bring Rich Internet Applications to ARM Powered Devices  —  ADOBE MAX 2008, SAN FRANCISCO AND CAMBRIDGE, — Nov. 17, 2008 — Adobe Systems Incorporated …
Anthony Ha / VentureBeat:
Chip designer ARM bringing Flash 10 to smartphones
Discussion: jkOnTheRun
Stephen Shankland / CNET News:
Adobe answers cries for 64-bit Flash on Linux
Discussion: InfoWorld
John Markoff / New York Times:
Burned Once, Intel Prepares New Chip Fortified by Constant Tests  —  HILLSBORO, Ore. — Rows and rows of computers in Intel's labs here relentlessly torture-tested the company's new microprocessor for months on end.  —  But on a recent tour of the labs, John Barton, an Intel vice president …
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Don Clark / Wall Street Journal:   Intel Rolls Out Core i7 Chip
Tom Evslin / Fractals of Change:
No More Landlines - Comm Forecast #1  —  By the end of President Obama's first term, there won't be any more landlines left in the country.  One of the challenges facing the Federal Communications Commission and the new administration is how to deal with the fallout from the end of this venerable technology.
Discussion: Signal to Noise
Dan Nystedt / PC World:
Amazon Launches OLPC ‘Give 1 Get 1’ Laptop Drive  —  The One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) association launched its Give 1 Get 1 program for a second time, allowing people to buy one of their iconic green mini-laptops and donate one to a child in the developing world at the same time for just US$399.
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Steve Lohr / New York Times:
Media Companies Help Promote Laptop Project
Discussion: OLPC
Financial Times:
Rival forecast to catch YouTube  —  By Tim Bradshaw in London and Matthew Garrahan in Los Angeles  —  YouTube is in danger of being upstaged commercially by a smaller upstart backed by News Corporation and NBC Universal as the video-sharing site struggles to make its massive global audience appeal to advertisers.
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Cyndy Aleo-Carreira / Industry Standard:
Motrin learns there's a downside to viral advertising  —  Those who follow Twitter may have noticed a hashtag making its appearance over and over and over again this weekend: #motrinmoms.  Used by mommy bloggers and even moms who can't be considered mommy bloggers, the hashtag was used …
Discussion: Hard Knox Life and Contentinople
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Radhika / Designlaunches.com:
Esc Clock won't let you be tardy  —  I hate latecomers and those who don't value your time.  This friend of mine often falls into trouble for running late, be it a luncheon date or an important business meeting.  Guess he could do with yet another alarm, this time fashioned as an Esc key.
Discussion: Gadget Lab, Gizmodo and Engadget
Dominic Casciani / BBC:
UK identities sold for £80 online  —  Internet fraudsters sell complete financial identities for just £80, according to an online safety group.  —  The details packaged and sold online include names, addresses, passport numbers and confidential financial data such as credit card numbers.
Om Malik / GigaOM:
SiPort Shooting: No Layoffs, Killer Was Fired  —  The reports of layoffs at SiPort, a Santa Clara, Calif.-based company that prompted killing of three executives are wrong, according to a statement issued by the company.  Like me, everyone assumed that there were layoffs and that led to the shooting.
Discussion: Inquirer, Furrier.org and Valleywag
AdAge:
Why Yahoo Still Matters for You  —  Despite Recent Blows, Size Keeps It a Valuable Partner for Advertisers  —  NEW YORK (AdAge.com) — Its Google search deal is history, Microsoft is no longer a suitor, and a combination with Time Warner's AOL is theoretical, at least for now.
Discussion: Beyond Search and paidContent.org
 
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Roger Cheng / Wall Street Journal:
Fighting Traffic Jams With Data
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A word about metrics, part III: market share of Google Docs?
Matthew Lasar / Ars Technica:
Expect Obama to move fast on FCC transformation
Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat:
Livescribe's Pulse Smartpen gets Mac version, new Windows features
Rafat Ali / paidContent.org:
While Canoe Has Big Hopes With Red Button, Channel 4 in UK Pulls Back on It
Discussion: Multichannel News
 Earlier Items: 
Darren Murph / Engadget Mobile:
i.TV app brings Netflix queue management to iPhone / iPod touch
Discussion: PMP Today and Boy Genius Report
Don Day / Lost Remote:
Why story comments are destructive
Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat:
Microsoft's Shane Kim loves Nintendo, talks up new Xbox Experience as social network
Discussion: WinBeta and GoNintendo