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Ballmer debuts Windows Phone 7Wal-Mart to start selling iPads, the Palm Pre 2 gets leaked by a fresh mobile operator, and Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer shows off Windows Phone 7 inside nine upcoming smartphones.
It's Tuesday October 12 2010. Jeff Bakalar and it's time to get -- Recapping yesterday's windows phone seven debut Microsoft announced nine phones that will carry the software from a handful of manufacturers. Including Dell HTC Samsung and LG. When this phone seven will ride on the idea of customization. With CEO Steve bombers saying the OS will offer more flexibility than Apple's I'm a less. And more stability -- the open ended nature of Google's Android. Speaking of Google the company is helping fund one of the largest wind farms in America the Atlantic wind connection will span from Virginia to New Jersey. And generate 6000 megawatts of power. That's enough for one point nine million households the project is planned to start in 2013 with a 20/20 one completion date. At the earliest. Has the Palm Pre to leaked out will maybe. French mobile operator S at our published a short posts that lately advertises a Palm Pre running web OS 2.0. While we get to get any solid confirmation from HP. The French side goes on claiming the -- -- will run off a one gigahertz processor and package and five -- twelve megabytes of internal storage. And finally Wal-Mart is getting ready to start selling the iPad beginning this Friday October 15. And the company will match Apple's price on all six models. Now this might not seem like a big deal but Wal-Mart has actually had to play catch -- here being the less than its competitors to start selling the iPad. Both best buy and target have already been carrying Apple's tablet device for weeks. Those are headlines for today on Jeff Bakalar for cnet.com. And -- them.