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Facebook's Answer To Pay-to-Play: The "Following" Feed

Amazon Testing a $7.99 Per Month Prime Subscription

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Reader Scott noticed that Amazon is now testing a $7.99 per month Prime subscription (instead of $79 per year), a price that is very familiar to Netflix and Hulu Plus subscribers. I was able to confirm the pricing on the Amazon website and capture a screen shot: Here's a fullsized screenshot...
Amazon Testing a $7.99 Per Month Prime Subscription
Flipboard 2.0 refreshes app's look, now lets everyone run their own magazine (hands-on)
Netflix adds 2 million more subscribers, turns surprise profit
Daniel Ek: New York tops Silicon Valley precisely because its not Silicon Valley

Hulu Plus on Apple TV redesigned with simplicity and easy discovery features in mind

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It's not often that we see those services present on the Apple TV get tweaked, but today Hulu announced its Plus offering has been on the receiving end of a major design overhaul. Clearly taking a cue from Cupertino's own iTunes app on the tiny media box, the Hulu...
Hulu Plus on Apple TV redesigned with simplicity and easy discovery features in mind

Why The Daily Failed, And What Rupert Murdoch Should Have Launched Instead

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The reason News Corp. has shut down The Daily, its iPad-only newspaper, is due to a simple math problem: not enough subscribers to cover the cost of production and distribution. The Daily had reportedly 100,000 subscribers at $40 per year which, by my math is only $4 million annually. The...
Why The Daily Failed, And What Rupert Murdoch Should Have Launched Instead

HBO Go

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Yesterday as I was getting off a plane, I saw this tweet on my phone and replied to it: @jwklemanski yessssss @sai_tools @stevekovach — Fred Wilson (@fredwilson) February 12, 2013   Steve probably tweeted that news at me because of the HBO No Go post from last August in which...
HBO Go

Weekend-special: Netflix unlocked for all Xbox Live users

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Microsoft is giving all Xbox Live users access to the Netflix app — just for this weekend. Normally, the app is only available for Gold-level subscribers who pay $60 per year. But Major Nelson announced today that all Live users with a Netflix subscription will have access this weekend. It...
Weekend-special: Netflix unlocked for all Xbox Live users

AT&T matches Verizon smartphone for smartphone; activates 8.6M iPhones

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It doesn’t matter how long AT&T has had the iPhone; it just keeps selling more. Ma Bell had another record-setting quarter thanks to Apple, activating 8.6 million iPhones and selling a total of 10.2 million smartphones overall in the last three months of 2012. Of those 8.6 million iPhones, only...
AT&T matches Verizon smartphone for smartphone; activates 8.6M iPhones
YouTube's Biggest Overhaul Of Its Data API Yet Adds Universal Search, Efficiency, And Lets 3rd Party Tools Post To Subscribers

Marvel Unlimited for iOS appears, brings comics subscriptions to iPhones and iPads for $60 a year

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Fans who follow the goings on in the Marvel universe just got a better way to do so... assuming they own an iOS device. With the debut of the Marvel Unlimited app, iPhone and iPad owners can now access Marvel's full 13,000 issue back catalog for a mere $60...
Marvel Unlimited for iOS appears, brings comics subscriptions to iPhones and iPads for $60 a year

Judge ignores leniency plea, hands AT&T hacker a 41-month-sentence

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A federal judge today sentenced hacker Andrew Auernheimer's to 41 months in prison for illegally accessing email addresses and other data belonging to more than 120,000 iPad subscribers from AT&T's networks....
Judge ignores leniency plea, hands AT&T hacker a 41-month-sentence

U.S. Cellular selling off Midwest markets to Sprint

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Today, U.S. Cellular and Sprint announced a deal where U.S. Cellular would transfer the rights of some spectrum in certain Midwest markets to Sprint for $480 million and stop doing business in those areas.The spectrum involved in the transaction is solely on the PCS band (1.9GHz). This spectrum is extremely...
U.S. Cellular selling off Midwest markets to Sprint

Activision Warns on 'Warcraft'

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Activision Blizzard said its cash cow "World of Warcraft" fantasy game is losing subscribers, and new videogame consoles may not lead to the sales growth investors expect....
Activision Warns on 'Warcraft'

Google Fibre speeds already doubled by Japanese ISP

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Google Fibre’s 1Gbps Internet service, billed on launch as “100 times faster than broadband”, has already been beaten by Japanese ISP Nuro, reports Engadget. Not only does Nuro’s service offer 2Gbps download speeds – twice as fast as most local-area Ethernet connections – it even offers 1Gbps upload speeds! Japanese...
Google Fibre speeds already doubled by Japanese ISP

T-Mobile deems Apple partnership too costly despite 1.5M unlocked iPhones on network

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A T-Mobile executive said on Tuesday that becoming an Apple partner carrier would be too costly, but admitted not having the iPhone available for sale has driven away potential customers and some of the 1.5 million existing subscribers using unlocked version of the handset on the telecom's network....
T-Mobile deems Apple partnership too costly despite 1.5M unlocked iPhones on network

Verizon says its Galaxy S 4 is coming sometime in May

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If you noticed that Verizon was silent while other US carriers provided their launch schedules for the Galaxy S 4, you're not alone -- it was the only real holdout among the big four networks. As it turns out, the company was just continuing a small tradition of being...
Verizon says its Galaxy S 4 is coming sometime in May

T-Mobile USA will finally carry Apple devices in 2013

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T-Mobile, the only major US carrier without any official Apple offerings, will begin selling some products to subscribers in 2013. T-Mobile USA's parent company, Deutsche Telekom, said in a press conference on Thursday (hat tip to AllThingsD) that the company had entered into an agreement with Apple, but did...
T-Mobile USA will finally carry Apple devices in 2013

The Economist unbundles digital from print subscriptions

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For a 170-year-old magazine, The Economist has been surprisingly nimble in navigating the digital age. That’s why it’s worth noting the venerable UK publication’s latest business move — charging a premium to new print subscribers who want digital access to the magazine. “We’ve got three choices now. There’s a print-only,...
The Economist unbundles digital from print subscriptions

Supreme Court rules in favor of Comcast, denying Philadelphia class action suit

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On the same day that the Supreme Court hears arguments in the Defense of Marriage Act case, the highest court in the land has issued a decision (PDF) in a class-action lawsuit involving a group of Comcast customers in Philadelphia. The court ruled in favor of Comcast on Wednesday...
Supreme Court rules in favor of Comcast, denying Philadelphia class action suit
Fraud ring allegedly used stolen identities to call premium numbers, racking up $8 million in bills

Surprise! Walmart's unlimited iPhone 5 data plan not so unlimited

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When Walmart announced earlier this month that it would begin selling the iPhone 5 with a surprisingly affordable $45-per-month, unlimited everything plan, there was much rejoicing. After all, you could never get away with paying that little per month for such attractive benefits—particularly, unlimited data—on a contract through AT&T...
Surprise! Walmart's unlimited iPhone 5 data plan not so unlimited

Hulu redesigns Apple TV app with new layout, features

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Hulu has launched a new version of its Apple TV app for Hulu Plus subscribers. The app uses a new interface, for example adding TV, Movies, Kids, and Latino content categories to the top navigation bar. Each category highlights both new content and any series a person already watches. Along...
Hulu redesigns Apple TV app with new layout, features

Groupon unveils Merchant Impact Report, a free service so merchants can justify their Deal performance

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Groupon has launched a new free tool for businesses called the Merchant Impact Report. Beginning today, those businesses that participate with the daily deals company can check to see how well their deal is performing, gain customer insights, and review a profit calculator. Groupon says that it’s letting local businesses...
Groupon unveils Merchant Impact Report, a free service so merchants can justify their Deal performance

10,000 subscribers later, FoundersCard bumps up the price of its entrepreneur-focused service to $595/year

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Recently FoundersCard, a subscription service that provides entrepreneurial-minded folks with targeted benefits and networking meetups at select events, has crossed the 10,000 subscriber mark. The company, in addition to reaching that milestone and perhaps because of it, is raising its annual price from $495, to $595. The company called the price...
10,000 subscribers later, FoundersCard bumps up the price of its entrepreneur-focused service to $595/year

Trulia Beats Analysts With Record Q4 Revenue, But Posts Bigger-Than-Expected Loss

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In its second earnings report as a public company, online real estate site Trulia saw both higher revenue and a bigger loss than analyst estimates, reporting revenue of $20.6 million and a net loss of $1.59 million for the quarter ending on December 30. That’s a (non-GAAP) loss of 3...
Trulia Beats Analysts With Record Q4 Revenue, But Posts Bigger-Than-Expected Loss

Research In Motion Posts Small Gain, Loses Subscribers

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Research In Motion Ltd. posted a small net gain in its fiscal third quarter, swinging back to profitability after several quarters of losses. The results bolster its cash position ahead of the rollout of its latest phones, due out next month. RIM reported, however, that it had lost about one...
Research In Motion Posts Small Gain, Loses Subscribers
AT&T adds 296,000 new subscribers in Q1 2013, smartphones make up 88 percent of postpaid sales

Slacker radio added to Xbox Live litany of services

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Streaming music provider Slacker has announced its availability on the Xbox Live service. The service allowing Xbox LIVE subscribers in the US and Canada to listen to millions of songs and hundreds of pre-programmed stations on an ad-supported basis, including a new videogame music soundtrack station curated by gaming culture...
Slacker radio added to Xbox Live litany of services
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