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BSkyB buys Telefonica UK's fixed-line business for $300M

gigaom.com
British Sky Broadcasting Group (BSkyB) will buy Telefonica’s UK fixed-line broadband and telephony business for up to £200 million ($303 million), the companies announced early on Friday. The deal, which is subject to regulatory clearance, should close in April. If that goes ahead, the customers will be moved off the...
BSkyB buys Telefonica UK's fixed-line business for $300M

Old Media Is the New Hotness for Chris Hughes and Larry Kramer

allthingsd.com
The business of news is a hard one, but at least two people running publishing institutions say they’re optimistic. For the moment, printed publications are valuable because they’re an established way to make money, said Chis Hughes, publisher and editor-in-chief of The New Republic and Larry Kramer, president and publisher...
Old Media Is the New Hotness for Chris Hughes and Larry Kramer

How CIOs Can Get More From the Cloud

www.computerworld.com
Forrester surveys show that many enterprise IT leaders are embracing cloud services -- especially SaaS -- but tend to see cloud services as inferior to their own internal deployments. Sadly, this view is uninformed. Enterprises that have the most direct experience with cloud services report that clouds can deliver, superior...
How CIOs Can Get More From the Cloud

Verizon Helps You Say Wassup?! With Group Chat Lines

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Have you ever tried to plan a get-together with a group of friends only to find yourself texting and calling individual people in a frantic maze of communication? Thankfully there are now web apps that make the process of event planning easier, but what about those times when you need...
Verizon Helps You Say Wassup?! With Group Chat Lines

Mobile messaging service LINE opens new office in Taiwan to help grow its international userbase

thenextweb.com
LINE, a cross-platform mobile messaging app with more than 160 million registered users, is doubling its efforts in Taiwan by opening a new office and kicking off a fresh recruitment drive in the region. Cindy Park, Manager of LINE Business Office, was quoted at a promotional event in Taipei by Focus...
Mobile messaging service LINE opens new office in Taiwan to help grow its international userbase

Deutsche Telekom CEO Obermann to step down, CFO to take over

gigaom.com
The head of Deutsche Telekom, Rene Obermann, is to step down in a year’s time. He apparently requested that the board set a termination date for his contract of 31 December 2013, and his successor has been chosen. That successor will be current CFO Timotheus Höttges, who has been with...
Deutsche Telekom CEO Obermann to step down, CFO to take over

Who should be the next head of the Federal Communications Commission? | Dan Gillmor

www.guardian.co.uk
With Obama likely to need a new FCC chief, Susan Crawford is a champion of the open internet and opponent of industry cartelsAs President Obama's second term takes shape, many of his top appointees are leaving - a standard pattern for all two-term presidencies. While most of the press attention...
Who should be the next head of the Federal Communications Commission? | Dan Gillmor

The Different Ways I Communicate

www.chrisbrogan.com
Sometimes, I go on Twitter to share information. I push some of it through my @chrisbrogan account. I have a more “pure” feed at @broganmedia. Other times, I go on Twitter to connect with people and build/strengthen relationships. I go on there to read what they’re saying. I spend...
The Different Ways I Communicate

Sky to buy Telefonica UK's fixed phone line and broadband business for up to £200 million

www.engadget.com
Sky already supplies fixed phone line and broadband on top of its TV services in the UK, but it's just announced it'll be gaining a few more customers. The company has shaken hands with Telefonica UK to purchase the latter's broadband and phone line business provided by the consumer-facing...
Sky to buy Telefonica UK's fixed phone line and broadband business for up to £200 million

Selling computers, from UNIVAC to Windows 8

arstechnica.com
A smorgasbord of topics piqued the interest of readers this week. High-speed booting and integration of Flash with a Metro-style browser are just two things that kept Windows 8 on everyone's radar. Ars also wrote about complex hacks that broke into Chrome's security sandbox to low-tech hacks that landed a...
Selling computers, from UNIVAC to Windows 8

What Are Twitter Line Breaks Good For?

techcrunch.com
You may not have noticed yet but Twitter added line breaks yesterday. This change clearly hasn’t fully sunk in yet — at least, not to my Twitter stream (which is two-line business as usual this morning). But expect a few inflated tweets to start floating through your feed soon. Adding the ability to...
What Are Twitter Line Breaks Good For?

China Telecom said to have finished talks with Apple for December iPhone 5 launch

thenextweb.com
Insiders at China Telecom, China’s third-largest wireless operator, have indicated that the introduction of the iPhone 5 is a “foregone conclusion” now that it has reportedly finalized negotiations with Apple for the device, Southern Metropolis Daily reports. The paper’s sources also suggested that China Telecom could get the iPhone 5...
China Telecom said to have finished talks with Apple for December iPhone 5 launch

Twitter Investor Chris Sacca to Third-Party Developers: Stay the Course

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Shared by louisgray Worth reading just for this line: "Business Insider has attained a level of sensationalism that I can’t take seriously as journalism any more. Just look at how many times they retweeted their own article today." Note I never share Business Insider because I am not subscribed, and...
Twitter Investor Chris Sacca to Third-Party Developers: Stay the Course
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