Newsgeist: 12/10/10

The spirit of the news

Newsgeist: 12/10/10

Thank goodness it's Friday, and thank goodness for the Newsgeist stories on the W Austin Hotel, the Nobel Peace Prize, and video game consoles. Read more after the bump.

-U.S. stock futures are up, and here's your Friday View of the Market.

-The new W Austin Hotel is set to start business very soon.

-Texas denied tax breaks to the film Machete for portraying the state in a bad light.

-The Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to an empty chair.

-The President believes Congress will successfully pass the tax package.

-Which video game system is best? PCWorld breaks them down.

-And finally, Hannah Montana is all grown up.

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