10 Things You Need To Know This Morning

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Good morning! Here we go:

  • Apple is holding a special event today, which appears to be focused on music and media. We’ll have live coverage.
  • Apple is expected to introduce a revamped Apple TV, new iPods, and some updates to iTunes.
  • Sony is going to introduce a music and video streaming service today. Seems like poor timing.
  • Amazon is in talks with TV networks about building a Netflix like streaming subscription service, but so far the networks aren’t interested.
  • AOL bought small mobile company Rally Up for an undisclosed amount.
  • Archos has 5 Android tablets almost ready to be released. Engadget has a preview of all of them. 
  • Yesterday Google introduced “Inbox Priority” for Gmail. Turns out Microsoft has the same technology and has it patented.
  • Microsoft is looking for a search partner in China, and it wants to invest $100 million in Chinese companies.
  • Intel’s CEO Paul Otellini says he called Steve Jobs before Intel acquired Infineon, which supplies chips for the iPhone. He says Jobs is happy that Intel, not someone else, got Infineon.
  • comScore is buying Dutch analytics firm NedStat for $36.7 million.

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