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Google's Brin Worries About Open Web, As Google Gets Into More Privacy Messes

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Sergey Brin Blames Everyone For Threatening Web's Open Future. In an interview with Britain's Guardian newspaper, Google cofounder Sergey Brin has alleged the free Internet is facing its greatest threat yet, from government efforts to control publication of and access to information by citizens (including the U.S.), over-zealous rights holders...
Google's Brin Worries About Open Web, As Google Gets Into More Privacy Messes

Facebook’s Real Question: What’s the “Native Model”?

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  The headlines about Facebook’s IPO – along with questions about its business model – are now officially cringeworthy. It’s an ongoing, rolling study in how society digests important news about our industry, and it’s far from played out. But we seem at an interesting tipping point in perception,...
Facebook’s Real Question: What’s the “Native Model”?
Do Not Track Is An Opportunity, Not a Threat

Finally, a Reason to Read Magazines on a Tablet

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Remember Next Issue Media, the “Hulu for Digital Magazines” consortium made up of the biggest names in publishing? It has finally delivered something worth talking about: Call it Netflix for Magazines. The pitch is simple and intuitive: All the magazines you want, delivered digitally to your tablet, for a flat...
Finally, a Reason to Read Magazines on a Tablet

With privacy there is no middle ground

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Facebook revenues Lots of posts the past few days about the current Facebook privacy issues. Mark Zuckerberg is under attack. Not just for the latest Facebook update, but also personally for an alleged chat session that suggests he isn’t very respectful towards his customers (A new Gordon Brown affair shall...
With privacy there is no middle ground

In Defense Of Free

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I have written so much about free here at AVC that it should be called AVFree. In fact, I've even written a post with this exact same title (almost exactly seven years ago, the summer we invested in twitter, zynga, and tumblr). I haven't touched this subject much in the...
In Defense Of Free

AppDirect Acquires Open Source Billing Company jBilling

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Today cloud app store company AppDirect announced its acquisition of open source billing company jBilling. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. AppDirect co-CEO Daniel Saks says existing jBilling won’t be affected and AppDirect will continue to sell and support jBilling products. AppDirect makes “white label” software-as-a-service app stores. Saks...
AppDirect Acquires Open Source Billing Company jBilling

YouTube Tiptoes Toward Paywalls With The Launch Of Channel Subscriptions, But The Ads Play On

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While it would take you a million lifetimes to watch all the video on YouTube, the company relies on contributions from its amateur and professional partners to keep its content fresh. At the same time, its core business model revolves around providing advertisers with the ability to reach its billion-plus...
YouTube Tiptoes Toward Paywalls With The Launch Of Channel Subscriptions, But The Ads Play On

Zuckerberg On Facebook Hiring: It's A Good Time To Join And A Great Time To Stick Around

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In CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s first public appearance since Facebook’s IPO in May 18, with the stock losing roughly half its value, employees selling options and many questions about the company’s core business model and whether it will be able to leverage its social graph as an advertising vehicle, Zuckerberg made...
Zuckerberg On Facebook Hiring: It's A Good Time To Join And A Great Time To Stick Around

Here are Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer and Peter Klein's internal memos regarding the CFO's exit

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TNW has obtained copies of the internal memos sent by Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer and departing CFO Peter Klein concerning the latter’s departure. That exit was announced as part of Microsoft’s quarterly earnings. Naturally, the news of Klein’s departure comes at a time in which Microsoft is undergoing a number...
Here are Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer and Peter Klein's internal memos regarding the CFO's exit
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