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8:40 PM ET, February 6, 2010

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MightyMike / PPCGeeks:
EXCLUSIVE Breaking News : Windows Phone 7 Details Emerge From The Depths  —  With the Mobile World Congress event making its way around the corner, we can all be for certain that it is inevitable for Windows Phone 7 to make its long awaited debut.  That being said, there have been rumours floating …
MG Siegler / TechCrunch:
Looks Like Google May Have A Super Bowl Commercial  —  While Google is a company built on advertising, for the most part it has stayed out of advertising itself on the dominant medium: television.  Yes, there have been those short ads for Chrome and a few for Android that it has been involved with.
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John Battelle / John Battelle's Searchblog:
Updated: Google to Air “Search Stories” Ad During Super Bowl...  Remember when I wrote about the new “Search Stories” ads for Google's core search offerings?  —  In that post, I noted “It's truly a brand campaign: Google is not selling anything here other than its own brand …
Seth Weintraub / 9 to 5 Mac:
MacBook Pro Core i7 caught GeekBenching itself  —  If you were excited about the prospect of Core i5 MacBook Pros, which Intel briefly offered up in a contest last month, you are going to be pretty stoked about today's news from MacRumors.  —  Their forum members found a GeekBench scoring done yesterday …
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Arn / MacRumors:
Unreleased Core i7 MacBook Pro 6,1 Benchmarked? Supplies Constrained
Discussion: I4U News, Gizmodo and TUAW
SageCircle Blog:
Forrester tells analysts no more personally-branded research blogs with interesting implications for analyst relations  —  Credible reports - since confirmed - are coming into SageCircle that Forrester management has set a new policy that analysts with personally-branded research blogs must …
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Dennis Howlett / Irregular Enterprise:   Forrester crimps bloggers: epic E2.0 fail
Erick Schonfeld / TechCrunch:
Walt Mossberg, David Carr And Michael Arrington Talk iPad With Charlie Rose  —  Charlie Rose had The Wall Street Journal/All Things D's Walt Mossberg, The New York Times' David Carr and our own Michael Arrington on his show Thursday night to talk about the Apple iPad.
comScore, Inc.:
U.S. Online Video Market Continues Ascent as Americans Watch 33 Billion Videos in December  —  Hulu Surpasses 1 Billion Monthly Video Streams for First Time  —  comScore, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCOR), a leader in measuring the digital world, today released December 2009 data from the comScore Video Metrix service …
Michael Bush / AdAge:
What Your Choice of Search Engine Says About You  —  Wunderman Study Finds Distinct Purchasing Habits Among Bing, Google and Yahoo Users  —  NEW YORK (AdAge.com) — What does your search engine say about you?  Well, if it's Bing, you're probably an early adopter, but you also visit …
MacNN:
Adobe CTO promises better Mac performance in Flash 10.1  —  Macs will perform substantially better when running Flash Player 10.1, promises Adobe's chief technical officer, Kevin Lynch.  The executive claims that Flash 10 now runs at “almost exactly” the same level of CPU usage on Mac and Windows systems …
MG Siegler / TechCrunch:
Late Last Year, Google Overtook Apple In WebKit Code Commits  —  Today, the blog Chromium Notes, which is written by a developer who works on the open source project (that Google Chrome is built on top of), posted a very interesting graph: one that shows the number of code commits to WebKit.
Discussion: neugierig.org
Peter Kafka / MediaMemo:
Conan Who?  NBC Disappears “The Tonight Show” From the Web.  —  Remember the whole Conan O'Brien/Jay Leno imbroglio from last month?  Perhaps NBC wishes you didn't.  The GE (GE) unit has removed every episode of the show's seven-month run from its NBC.com site, as well as Hulu …
Discussion: Gawker and New York Magazine
Eric Lai / Computerworld:
Proposed battery restrictions could crimp e-commerce, air travel  —  Stricter federal rules would affect gadget-loving fliers, electronics makers  —  Computerworld - Buying your next laptop computer or smartphone online could suddenly get a lot more expensive if a little-known U.S. Department …
Discussion: MobileCrunch
 
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