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Tech news for the day:

12-Core Mac Pro available to order - The Apple Store is now accepting orders for the latest addition to the Mac Pro lineup. Prices start at $4,999 for two 2.66GHz 6-Core Intel Xeon “Westmere” processors, 6GB of memory, a 1TB hard drive, SuperDrive and ATI Radeon HD 5770 graphics. [Source: Cnet.com]

Droid 2 spotted in newspaper ad - No one knows for sure when the Droid 2 will be released, but someone spotted a newspaper ad for the device. [Source: Gizmodo.com]

Comcast and Blockbuster team up - The two companies are teaming up, should Netflix be worried? They have launched DVDsByMail.com. The beta site, "offers Comcast subscribers a chance to sign up for the video chain's Blockbuster by Mail service at a discounted rate." [Source: Consumerist.com]

Sharpie liquid pencil
And finally, this last bit of news is for all you Sharpie pen fans (I love their stuff.). Get this, Sharpie has announced a liquid pencil. The pencil is available September 2010, and erases like a pencil BUT becomes permanent like a Sharpie marker after three days. I don't even know how that is possible, but thank you, science! [Source: Wired.com]

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