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Around the Web 10.21.08: Songs for a dime, phones for $2,000 and search for $20 million

October 21, 2008 | 11:26 am

Motorola Aura

-- Motorola's $2,000 AURA phone boasts 700 components and 16-million color circular display. Engadget

-- Site sells song for a dime. LAT

-- EBay bans ivory trades. ChannelWeb

-- RIM sales expected to slow as companies cut back. Wired

-- Portland turns streets into Pac-Man grid. WebMonkey

-- DARPA dedicates $20 million to develop tool to search surveillance video. Ars Technica

-- Blip.tv snags second round of funding from Bain Capital. TechCrunch

-- Microsoft delays launch of Xbox Live Primetime. Forbes

-- ASUS has sold 4 million of its pint-sized Eee PCs within a year of launching the $250 laptop. Laptop Magazine

-- Alex Pham

Photo: AURA phone. Credit: Motorola 

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