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7:20 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.
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 …
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 …
Dennis Howlett / Irregular Enterprise:
Forrester crimps bloggers: epic E2.0 fail  —  According to Sage Circle, Forrester plans to crimp its analysts from expressing themselves on personal blogs.  I first heard of this (where else?) on Twitter via Jim Holincheck, Gartner Analyst.  From SageCircle:
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.
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 ( — What does your search engine say about you?  Well, if it's Bing, you're probably an early adopter, but you also visit …
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.
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 site, as well as Hulu …
Discussion: Gawker and New York Magazine
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 …
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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