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What's in Steve Jobs' pocket?

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Apple Computer plans a major announcement next week in San Francisco, sparking speculation that the company that revolutionized digital music will unveil a video-playing iPod or an iTunes mobile phone.

The Cupertino company e-mailed an invitation to reporters Monday, alerting them to a ``special event'' Sept. 7 at Moscone Center.

Well-placed music industry sources believe Apple will introduce a version of the iPod that plays videos.

The Federal Communications Commission earlier this month gave Motorola regulatory approval to start selling the E790, a cell phone that runs a mobile version of Apple Computer's iTunes software.

Let the rumor-mongering rule,'' wrote one bloger on

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