Media Digest 8/13/2007 Reuters, WSJ, NYTimes, FT, Barron's

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According to Reuters, Asian central banks put $5.1 billion into the credit markets on Monday to calm fears.

Reuters writes that Motorola (MOT) won $394 million worth of contracts to supply telecom gear to China Mobile (CHL).

The Wall Street Journal writes that Qwest (Q) named former Ameritech CEO Edward Mueller as its new head.

The Wall Street Journal reports that AMD (AMD) and Intel (INTC) are intensifying their race to make more powerful multi-core chips.

The New York Times writes that Halo 3, a new video game, could drive Microsoft (MSFT) Xbox sales coming into the holidays.

FT writes that GM (GM) may allow customers to rent batteries for its new Chevy Volt car.

Barron’s writes that demand for fiber optics could drive up profits at Corning (GLW).

Douglas A. McIntyre