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by Courtney Lowery Cowgill

iPhone 4S sales break records Maybe not so underwhelming after all Amazon cuts out publishers Goes directly to authors, cutting out middlemen Knight ups News Challenge contest Will offer three rounds a year Media companies worst at Facebook questions Missing out on critical engagement? The journalist behind Tumblr’s boom Former Newsweek editor Mark Coatney as [...] more »

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by Courtney Lowery Cowgill

Pandora: Popular, but far from profitable Mobile ads are no cash cow E-book loans at libraries up 200 percent Kindle allows e-lending, contributes to growth Newspaper keeps pay wall up during flood Focus more on making money than serving community AOL aims to be AP of video Editors Room offers embeds of 250,000 news videos [...] more »

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by Courtney Lowery Cowgill

Netflix nixes Qwikster, stock plummets Also, how video services stack up Google+ traffic off 60 percent Fall-off after huge 1,200 percent spike; should we care? Twitter nabs trademark for tweet Lawsuit settled out of court Phones, tablets account for big Net traffic comScore: devices drive 7 percent of traffic Google leaks WikiLeaks data to government [...] more »

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by Courtney Lowery Cowgill

Steve Jobs dies, the web mourns Mashable’s roundup of remembering How Jobs made the nerd cool Under Jobs, Apple shaped our cultural psyche Without Jobs, Apple could lose lead Analyst: ‘It was Jobs’ Apple, not Apple’s Jobs’ NYTimes takes submissions of tributes Project highlights how Jobs put the personal into personal computer Obama, Gates, Zuckerberg [...] more »

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by Mark Glaser

Apple underwhelms with iPhone 4S Better chip, camera, voice-commands, iCloud NPR hires new CEO from Sesame Street Stays in the public media family Yahoo, ABC News ink content deal Sharing stories, producing video web shows Hyper-local publishers form trade group AOL’s Patch is pointedly missing Amazon, Apple differ on tablets Amazon wants you to buy [...] more »

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by Kristilyn Whigham

Will cable operators go a la carte? Lost a million customers last year Social-bookmarking site Delicious relaunches Website has new ownership and look 80% of congressional members on Facebook Will they use it to engage millennials? What is the future of the internet? Filters and curation will be vital Parents big on social gaming Neilsen: [...] more »

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by Kristilyn Whigham

Amazon unveils Kindle Fire= Low cost Android tablets undercut Apple on price Netflix finally gets good news Acquires new steaming deal with DreamWorks Zynga’s profits down 95 percent Is the social gaming giant ruined? Tumblr beats Wikipedia in pageviews Tops 6.5 billion views last month Pew: Mobile secondary for news Most use phones to check [...] more »

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by Kristilyn Whigham

Facebook unleashes Timeline, social apps Wants to become your personal newspaper Twitter introduces political ads Mitt Romney is one of the first advertisers Pandora re-launches in HTML5 Removes music listening cap U.S. 26th for Internet speed South Korea and Romania top the list 16,000 teachers using Skype Skype in the Classroom gives social network for [...] more »

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by Kristilyn Whigham

Netflix loses 1 million subscribers Customers angry over price increases, split into 2 companies Google+ out of beta Goes for mainstream audience amid stories of its death Google adds original content to YouTube Alternative to cable TV? WSJ launches Facebook app Every user an editor on WSJ Social Berkeley J-School hires Spot.Us founder David Cohn [...] more »


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