Media Digest 8/8/2007 Reuters, WSJ, NYTimes, FT, Barron's

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According to Reuters, Cisco (CSCO) announced quarter profits and a forecast that topped expectations.

Reuters writes that Vodafone (VOD) will keeps its 45% of Verizon Wireless.

The Wall Street Journal writes that Mattel (MAT) named the factory in China that sent it toys containing lead paint.

The Wall Street Journal writes that Disney (DIS) unit ESPN will launch an all-video site, ESPN360.

The Wall Street Journal announced that its new line of Apple (AAPL) Macs are aimed at getting Windows users to buy the new computers.

The Wall Street Journal writes that a start-up, BayTSP, has a business based solely on finding copyright infringing video on Google (GOOG) YouTube.

The New York Times writes that shares in Lenovo moved up sharply on news that it might buy European PC company Packard Bell.

FT reports that a Russia tycoon has bought 5% of GM (GM)

FT reports that a Federal judge ruled that Qualcomm (QCOM) had withheld information on some of its patents in a court case.

Barron’s reports that Cisco’s CFO will step down next year.

Douglas A  McIntyre