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Ziff Davis Is Buying NetShelter/InPowered's Display Ad Business

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Digital media company and ad sales platform Ziff Davis is expanding its network of properties even further with the purchase of NetShelter’s display advertising business, a well-placed source has informed us. The source couldn’t share exact terms of the deal, but did reveal that InPowered, the product that NetShelter has increasingly...
Ziff Davis Is Buying NetShelter/InPowered's Display Ad Business

Report: AT&T employees instructed to sell Android and Windows devices over iPhone

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This isn’t the first time we’ve heard reports that retail employees at carriers were being instructed by higher-ups to push Android and other alternative smartphone options to customers interested in the iPhone. However, today BGR claimed AT&T’s slow 3 percent growth of iPhone activations in the second quarter was likely...
Report: AT&T employees instructed to sell Android and Windows devices over iPhone
Sources Say AOL Seeking Buyers for Engadget and TechCrunch. Arrington “Not In The Least Bit Interested”
EU planning to approve Google's purchase of Motorola next week, according to Reuters

Guido Fawkes' dead tree broadside | Media Monkey

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Twandbags #2: Monkey's occasional series on Twitter dust-ups returns, although with an example where only one side of the argument is taking place on Twitter. @GuidoFawkes, possibly emboldened his elevation from Daily Star Sunday columnist to the giddy heights of the Sun's Sunday edition, has moved on from trash-talking about...
Guido Fawkes' dead tree broadside | Media Monkey

Coalition of Tech Companies Aims to License LTE-Related Patents

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A group of large technology companies is banding together in an effort to license some of the underlying technology needed for products compatible with high-speed LTE wireless networks. Ross Among the companies banding together are AT&T, Clearwire, Hewlett-Packard, KDDI, NTT DOCOMO, SK Telecom, Telecom Italia, Telefónica, and ZTE. The effort...
Coalition of Tech Companies Aims to License LTE-Related Patents

Pirate Bay Buyer Offered Millions to Mininova

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When GGF announced that it would take over The Pirate Bay, the company bombarded the press with optimistic plans which indicated the site would become the largest online media store. The attention later shifted to the troublesome financial position of its CEO, but all along the company had confidence in...
Pirate Bay Buyer Offered Millions to Mininova
AT&T orders retail staff to sell anything but the iPhone, multiple sources tell us

Exclusive: Green Lantern’s Suit Will Be Almost Entirely CG

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Everyone is curious to see what Ryan Reynolds will look like in costume in the big screen adaptation of DC Comics’ Green Lantern. Production started earlier this month in New Orleans, and while the first set photos have begun to hit the web — don’t expect to see Reynolds...
Exclusive: Green Lantern’s Suit Will Be Almost Entirely CG

Facebook Has Decreased Page Reach, And Here's Why

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Editors note: This is a guest post by Robin Grant, Global Managing Director of We Are Social, a social-media agency with offices in New York, London, Paris, Milan, Munich, Singapore, Sydney and São Paulo. Despite what you might have been told to the contrary by Josh Constine in these very...
Facebook Has Decreased Page Reach, And Here's Why

Rumors & Acquisitions: Kerfuffles Edition

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FROM RUSSIA WITH CAPITAL. Once upon a time Betabeat reported that RTP Ventures, the $750 million Russia-based fund, was establishing a U.S. office with venture capitalist Kirill Sheynkman based in New York. Less than five months later, sources say the fund will no longer be a one-man show. If all goes according...
Rumors & Acquisitions: Kerfuffles Edition
Apple had over a year left on Google Maps contract, Google scrambling to build iOS app

As Tech Blogs Turn: Will AOL Sell Engadget and TechCrunch?

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When it comes to tech blogs, your granny's favorite dial-up provider, AOL, is always good for some surprising news. Tonight Sarah Lacy's PandoDaily is reporting possible new drama in the offing. According to Ms. Lacy, "two independent sources" have confirmed that AOL is considering selling off both Engadget and TechCrunch....
As Tech Blogs Turn: Will AOL Sell Engadget and TechCrunch?

Readmill boosts independent e-books with new features

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Social e-reading app Readmill is rolling out an important update on Tuesday, making it simpler and easier for readers to use — and for publishers to integrate with the service. The latest version of the iPad app — which adds a social layer to reading, allowing you to highlight and...
Readmill boosts independent e-books with new features

Moderate Charlie Crist To Quit GOP, Run For Senate As Independent, Sources Say

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Moderate Charlie Crist To Quit GOP, Run For Senate As Independent, Sources Say
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