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Daily Run Down: 01-20-2010

Here is Today’s Daily Run Down.

  • Sega has released an Emulator for the iPhone and it has been officially sanctioned by Apple.
  • Apple has requested to take the iPad trademark from Fujitsu.
  • Country Music artist Charlie Daniels has suffered a mild stroke in Colorado.
  • Meemo has released a desktop application for Google Docs.
  • Reportedly the FBI faked terror alerts to be able to get phone records.
  • 635,000 cribs have been recalled.
  • Youtube has debuted movie rentals.
  • A Study suggests that kids spend every waking hour in front of a screen.
  • Amazon appears to be willing to allow a 70/30 split, if you follow their rules.
  • FCC has voted to close a loophole that allow some sports networks to stay off of satellite.
  • There is a rumor floating around that AT&T is preparing it’s network for an ‘unannounced’ device.
  • Microsoft is lending it’s support against Tivo for patent violations.
  • It looks like Rogers’ wireless is having some issues with 911 and the HTC Magic.
  • A New 6.1 magnitude earthquake has struck Haiti.

Look for more stories tomorrow.

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Daily Run Down: 01-12-2010

Here is Today’s Daily Run Down.

  • Search Giant Google is standing up to China and saying ‘no’.
  • Yahoo has officialy sold off Zimbra to VMWare.
  • A Texas town that once welcomed drilling now fears pollution.
  • Apache is debating on whether to stop development on the 1.3 and 2.0 branches.
  • Google has launched Flu trends for 121 cities.
  • AP stories are currently not welcome on Google News.
  • The DisplayPort 1.2 specification will make those who need to transfer a lot of data quite happy.
  • The Mayor of Chicago, Richard Daley’s wife is in the hospital.
  • The 70 year old murder case of Edward J. O’Hare has been reopened by Chicago police.
  • Venezuela has announced that they will be rationing electricity.
  • The same group that took down twitter a few weeks ago has also struck baidu.com.
  • The mystery behind why galaxies have their distinct shape has been solved.
  • Miep Gies, the woman who hid Anne Frank has died.
  • eMusic has struck a streaming deal with Warner Music.
  • Target appears to be going the way Borders has and is severing ties with Amazon.
  • Haiti has been hit with a 7.0 earthquake.

Look for more stories tomorrow.

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Daily Run Down: 01-05-2010

Here is Today’s Daily Run Down. I’ve got two separate groups, one CES only coverage, and the other non-CES coverage.

  • The biggest story of the day is that Google has released the Nexus One.
  • To prepare for the Nexus One, T-mobile has upgraded it’s entire network to 7.2mbps.
  • AT&T has upgraded all of their cell towers to 7.2Mbps 3G.
  • Rumor is that NBA Jam will comeback on the Wii.
  • Microsoft has revealed Office 2010 retail prices.
  • Engadget has a hands-on review of the Boxee Box by Dlink.
  • The Open Handset Alliance now has 13 new members.
  • Apple has acquired Quattro Wireless.
  • Westwood One purchases California Traffic Alert Service, SigAlert.
  • Social Networking Site, Foursquare, is now global.
  • The Hubble telescope has located the oldest and farthest galaxies.
  • MSNBC has purchased Breakingnews.com.
  • Gartner group has absorbed Burton group.
  • E-book distributor Overdrive has added 1700 international partners.
  • A New ‘strawberry’ crab has been found.
  • The Amazon Kindle DX is now global.
  • Skype has created a partnership with Panasonic and LG for Skype on TV.
  • The wirelessHD 2.0 spec allows for 4K resolutions.

Look for more stories tomorrow, in the same format.