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  • UCal San Diego plays host to iGrid 2005, where engineers much smarter than we are will test the world's highest resolution video conferencing system that's highlighted by a Sony 4K digital projector. [NY Times (reg)]
  • Corporate America descends on San Francisco for the Cellular Telecommunications and Internet Association convention, where companies, many not even in the telecommunications industry like ESPN and Virgin Music, map out strategies to exploit reach out to the 195 million cell phone customers in the U.S. [San Francisco Chronicle]
  • The Washington Post isn't impressed with Windows Mobile 5.0. Still, the review gives Microsoft credit for at least trying and takes a few shots at the Palm OS in the process. [Washington Post]
  • Having missed the opportunity to make serious coinage off of its previous inventions in '68 it created the Arpanet (the Cro-Magnon version of the Internet) and was the first to use the @ symbol in an emailBBN Technologies hopes to make a killing by selling its voice recognition and network security technologies to the military. [Boston Globe]
  • Want to relive IBM's Deep Blue chess computer beating the snot out of Garry Kasparov? Having trouble sleeping? Then head on over to the "Mastering the Game: A History of Computer Chess" exhibit at Mountain View's Computer History Museum. [LA Times (reg)]
  • Analysts see a huge market for mobile video entertainment that appears on cellphones' tiny screens. So far, only the magnifying glass industry is excited. [Chicago Tribune]
  • Digital cameras have convinced Kodak to phase out their Kodachrome Super 8 film. The Toronto Star and nostalgic artists (probably the same ones firmly grasping their vinyl records) eulogize the format. [Toronto Star]
  • The Seattle Times is overly impressed with Logitech's MX 610 Laser Cordless Mouse. (It has an automatic on/off feature! It lights up when you have email!) [Seattle Times]