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Microsoft sells MSNBC.com stake

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Tech giant to launch its own news service this autumn as broadcaster rebrands website as NBCNews.comMicrosoft is selling its stake in the news website MSNBC.com, ending a 16-year digital union formed in the earliest days of the commercial internet.The software giant confirmed late on Sunday that it will sell its...
Microsoft sells MSNBC.com stake

Verizon tops Consumer Reports' carrier survey, but AT&T scores best for 4G service

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Consumer Reports just published its annual ratings report on wireless carriers, and the general consensus is that the big four carriers tend to promise a lot but their customer satisfaction scores prove they struggle to deliver. None of the major carriers —Verizon, AT&T, Sprint, and T-Mobile— could ratchet up an overall...
Verizon tops Consumer Reports' carrier survey, but AT&T scores best for 4G service

EveryBlock closes: NBC News cites lack of strategic fit

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EveryBlock, the hyperlocal news and neighborhood data service acquired by MSNBC.com in 2009, closed abruptly today. NBC News, which took control of the site after ending its MSNBC.com joint venture with Microsoft, says it ultimately couldn’t come up with a viable model for the site. The site broke the news to...
EveryBlock closes: NBC News cites lack of strategic fit

Comcast buys Microsoft's MSNBC.com stake and relaunches the site as NBCNews.com

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NBC News has announced that it has parted ways with Microsoft on the duo’s joint MSNBC.com news site, which now becomes wholly owned by the broadcaster and has been renamed NBCNews.com accordingly. Rumours of the break up first surfaced in March but it has now been made official. The changes are being made after Comcast —...
Comcast buys Microsoft's MSNBC.com stake and relaunches the site as NBCNews.com

Microsoft-NBC JV ends after 16 years, making way for NBCNews.com

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Sixteen years — to the day — after an unlikely duo launched news joint venture MSNBC, Microsoft and NBC News are taking charge of their own digital news destinies. Sunday night, NBCNews.com finally got its own home on the web, taking the place of Msnbc.com, while Microsoft portal MSN is...
Microsoft-NBC JV ends after 16 years, making way for NBCNews.com

NBCNews.com plans move from Redmond to Columbia Center

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Columbia Tower NBCNews.com is planning to move its operations from the Microsoft campus in Redmond to new digs at Columbia Center in downtown Seattle, GeekWire has learned. NBCNews.com declined to comment, saying a lease has yet to be signed. But several sources tell GeekWire that the company, which split off from...
NBCNews.com plans move from Redmond to Columbia Center

YC-Backed Chute Nabs $2.7M From Salesforce & More To Become The Twilio For Media Content

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Chute knows you’re tired of hearing about yet another photo-sharing or photo-syncing app. So, although it dwells in the photo sphere, thankfully Chute is taking a different approach. The recent Y Combinator grad set out to become the go-to service that app developers and content producers turn to for managing...
YC-Backed Chute Nabs $2.7M From Salesforce & More To Become The Twilio For Media Content

Marissa Mayer Signs Off On A Yahoo-NBC Sports Partnership (YHOO, CMCSA)

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(Reuters) - Yahoo! Inc and NBC Sports Group said they will integrate and promote each others sports content on the Internet as well as on television in a move that would help both the companies draw on their respective strengths across both mediums. The collaboration will increase NBC's digital presence...
Marissa Mayer Signs Off On A Yahoo-NBC Sports Partnership (YHOO, CMCSA)

Why the NYT announced Obama's win 49 minutes after Obama did

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Last night, as the results of the 2012 election rolled in, millions of Americans were glued to their TVs, computers and smartphones. But depending on what they were watching and reading, some of them were either breaking out the champagne or drowning their sorrows a lot earlier than others. The...
Why the NYT announced Obama's win 49 minutes after Obama did

Citizen journalist sues after NBCNews.com's Newsvine unit fails to pay $183 in ad revenue

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A Wisconsin woman has filed a lawsuit against NBCNews.com’s Newsvine unit, alleging that the company violated its terms-of-service agreement by failing to pay a percentage of ad revenue to users who posted content on the Web site. The woman, Kathleen Wilkes, of Dane County, Wisconsin alleges in the class action...
Citizen journalist sues after NBCNews.com's Newsvine unit fails to pay $183 in ad revenue
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