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Half a million Flipboard magazines created in the last two weeks
Tardy iTunes 11 finally rolls out
Hulu bidding war edges up to $1B with DirecTV offer (report)

Apple's edtech play, iTunes U, reaches 1B content downloads

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Apple doesn’t really talk much about iTunes U, its educational content service powered by iTunes on iOS devices, but that doesn’t mean it’s not a success. Apple announced today that iTunes U has reached 1 billion content downloads, a sign that schools around the world are embracing Apple’s edtech...
Apple's edtech play, iTunes U, reaches 1B content downloads

Tumblr reinvents its Android app, bringing back the fun

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July 9-10, 2013 San Francisco, CA Early Bird Tickets on Sale So much in mobile app development is so serious these days. Interfaces are often beautiful, but seldom fun, as the relentless drive to small-screen efficiency and usability crowds out creativity. That’s not the problem with Tumblr’s new Android...
Tumblr reinvents its Android app, bringing back the fun

Google and Microsoft agree to play nicely on a new YouTube Windows Phone app

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July 9-10, 2013 San Francisco, CA Early Bird Tickets on Sale It’s all sunshine and lollipops over in Windows Phone land today. Google announced that it’s ending its fight over Microsoft’s YouTube Windows Phone app, and that the two companies will be working together on a revamped version of...
Google and Microsoft agree to play nicely on a new YouTube Windows Phone app
Looking back at WordPress on its 10th birthday (infographic)
Twitter seeks more TV time with media hire Ben Grossman

Microsoft warns you not to get 'Scroogled' in leaked internal video

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Microsoft employees poked fun at Google this week in a mock advertisement that was never meant to leave the Seattle company’s walls. Of course, it did, and now it’s available for everyone’s (except Google’s) enjoyment. The video mimics Google’s Chrome advertisement which attendees of Google I/O, the company’s developer...
Microsoft warns you not to get 'Scroogled' in leaked internal video
YouTube denies NASCAR takedown of horrific Daytona Speedway crash video
With cyberlockers in retreat, Pirate Bay becomes the top file sharing site

The Rumor That Won't Die: Facebook To Buy Bing From Microsoft (MSFT)

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There's a rumor going around that Facebook wants to buy Bing from Microsoft. The rumor is the result of a magnificent game of telephone. Here's the blow-by-blow: Some Internet marketing exec has a great idea: he dashes off a Kindle e-book about Facebook's IPO and calls himself "anonymous" thus adding...
The Rumor That Won't Die: Facebook To Buy Bing From Microsoft (MSFT)
Goats are trending, the Harlem Shake is done, and YouTube is now embedded in Google Trends
iSteve: Funny or Die's hilarious take on the Apple story now free to watch
Amazon infuses TV Shows on Kindle Fire with data from IMDb

eBay leads $50m round for fast-growing Indian online marketplace Snapdeal

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E-commerce juggernaut eBay has led a $50 million financing round for Delhi, India-based Snapdeal, a popular and growing online marketplace, reports NextBigWhat, citing sources. The report has not been confirmed by either company, but we’ve reached out to Snapdeal and eBay to see if they have anything to add. The...
eBay leads $50m round for fast-growing Indian online marketplace Snapdeal
Yahoo rips another page out of Google's playbook for advertising sales
DirecTV to raise prises by 4.5% due to higher programming costs
Google Fiber TV app makes its way to the iPad
WordPress CEO: Yahoo deal led to 72,000 Tumblr posts imported to WP in one hour
Netflix grabs an exclusive deal on Warner Bros. TV shows
Twitter might be making TV deals with Viacom & Comcast
Twitter introduces new "tweemail" feature (no, nothing to do with Survivor)
YouTube opens livestreaming for most channels
Music-minded Myspace accused of using songs without permission

Netflix spikes 25% in after-hours trading after adding 2M new subscribers

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Investors seemed happy with news that Netflix added 2 million additional subscribers in the U.S. for Q4 2012, pushing the company’s stock up a whopping 25 percent to $129.22 in after hours trading. Subscriber growth is one of the big things investors are looking to judge how much of...
Netflix spikes 25% in after-hours trading after adding 2M new subscribers
Microsoft unveils ViralSearch, a Twitter search tool for finding viral content
Hulu's iOS app gets a 'Kids Lock' mode to protect younglings from boobs, cursing, & other unsavory stuff
Former Yahoo CEO Ross Levinsohn to head up Guggenheim Digital Media

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