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One Day, You Won't Have To Pay Extra For Smartphone Data Plans, Cisco's CEO Predicts (CSCO)
Pinterest wants to make money -- but not by commodifying your passions
Slow To Rev Up, Gifts and User Promoted Posts Generated Under $5M In Facebook Q4 Revenue

Funniest/Most Insightful Comments Of The Week At Techdirt

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This week was a good one for comment voting, with much more voting than usual. It's great to see so much participation. Leading the way (by a lot) on the "insightful" voting was nospacesorspecialcharacters with his comment responding to the story about how you don't really own what you thought...
Funniest/Most Insightful Comments Of The Week At Techdirt

If You're Going To Compare The Old Music Biz Model With The New Music Biz Model, At Least Make Some Sense

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David Lowery, from the bands Cracker and Camper van Beethoven (which I actually like), appeared at last week's SF Music Tech to talk about how things have never been worse for musicians. I unfortunately missed his session, but it's been getting some attention. Thankfully, it turns out that he had...
If You're Going To Compare The Old Music Biz Model With The New Music Biz Model, At Least Make Some Sense
Verizon plans to use LTE for new video broadcast network
Pick up the phone: US airlines rethinking on-board cell phone service

Why Is Apple Still Wrangling Over E-Books?

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A question hangs over Apple Inc.’s e-books trial: Why is Apple fighting the U.S. Department of Justice when the book publishers the agency also sued chose to settle? The answer lies in part in what’s at stake. Apple says it is fighting the high-profile case, now in the hands of...
Why Is Apple Still Wrangling Over E-Books?

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AT&T Plan Would Let App Makers Pay for Subscribers' Data Use

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AT&T Inc. is preparing a service that would let content providers and developers of mobile applications pay the wireless carrier for the mobile data its customers use, the carrier’s network and technology head John Donovan said in an interview Monday. Mr. Donovan likened the service to toll-free calling for the...
AT&T Plan Would Let App Makers Pay for Subscribers' Data Use
GameStop Mobile: video game retailer sells cellular service on AT&T's 3G network?

Facebook To Open Real Time Bidding For Targeted Ads

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News updates all day from Fast Company. Facebook will start letting advertisers bid on ad placements in real time, Bloomberg reports, tapping into a new source of revenue for the social network. Real-time ad bidding, where advertisers place ads based on a viewer's browser history, is a technique that advertisers...
Facebook To Open Real Time Bidding For Targeted Ads

Peer-To-Peer Car-Sharing Startup Wheelz Launches In San Francisco To Take On RelayRides And Getaround

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Peer-to-peer car-sharing is growing in popularity and consumer adoption, as renters are now looking beyond traditional rental firms like Enterprise and Avis, and even beyond local short-term rentals from companies like Zipcar. The idea of renting from a regular person, rather than a monolithic firm is finally catching on. Meanwhile,...
Peer-To-Peer Car-Sharing Startup Wheelz Launches In San Francisco To Take On RelayRides And Getaround

Tumblr Tries The Promoted Ads Approach And Lets People "Pin Posts" For $5

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Tumblr has been toying with a few ways to make money, the latest of which are "Pinned Posts." Users can now pay $5 to have one of their Tumblr posts pinned at the top of their followers' blogs for 24 hours. Their followers can make the posts disappear by clicking...
Tumblr Tries The Promoted Ads Approach And Lets People "Pin Posts" For $5

Belgian Newspapers Agree To Drop Lawsuit Over Google News After Google Promises To Show Them How To Make Money Online

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As we've been reporting, there's been a movement underway in many countries to argue that something like Google News -- which displays headlines, brief snippets and links to full news stories on newspapers' own websites -- somehow violates newspaper copyrights. This makes no sense logically, especially given just how much...
Belgian Newspapers Agree To Drop Lawsuit Over Google News After Google Promises To Show Them How To Make Money Online

Maker Studios' Weird Story Gets Weirder, as Former CEO Sues Co-Founders, Investors

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Maker Studios, one of the biggest players on YouTube, is going through a messy divorce: Danny Zappin, the video network’s co-founder and CEO, is suing is co-founders, along with his former investors. Zappin, who stepped down from his post in May but remained on the company’s board, says that co-founders...
Maker Studios' Weird Story Gets Weirder, as Former CEO Sues Co-Founders, Investors
Now anyone can sponsor a petition on Change.org

IBM's Watson: Now for 'Top Chef'?

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IBM is exploring new ways to make money out of its Jeopardy-winning computer. Would you dine at Chez Watson? [Read more]...
IBM's Watson: Now for 'Top Chef'?

Flipboard, now with 56M users, looks for ways to make money

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CEO Mike McCue says the company has added 6 million users since launching version 2.0 of its iOS app. An Android version will be released "very, very soon." [Read more]...
Flipboard, now with 56M users, looks for ways to make money

Bigger ads, bigger bucks? Facebook feels Wall Street heat

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With Facebook's stock now half of its IPO price, the company is testing more ways to make money from advertising. And it can do a lot more. [Read more]...
Bigger ads, bigger bucks? Facebook feels Wall Street heat

Hark trumpets deal to access movie audio clips from Warner Bros.

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David Aronchick Hark CEO David Aronchick recently disclosed that the company — essentially a YouTube of audio clips — topped 50 million monthly visitors. It was a significant milestone, but Aronchick isn’t stopping there. The Seattle entrepreneur announced today that the company has formed a new partnership with Warner Bros. Digital Distribution,...
Hark trumpets deal to access movie audio clips from Warner Bros.

FT.com’s subscription revenue is on course to overtake ad-income in 2012

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Speaking at the Press Gazette’s News on the Move conference this week, Rob Grimshaw, Managing Director of FT.com, said that the Financial Times’ revenue from paid-for content is on course to usurp revenue gleaned from advertising this year. Grimshaw also gazed into his crystal ball and said that mobile will...
FT.com’s subscription revenue is on course to overtake ad-income in 2012

YouTube gives live video streamers better production tools, ways to make money

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It's been about a year since YouTube took the beta tag off of its live video streams and to celebrate it's flipping the switch on a few new features. One major way to pull in better content is to allow its publishers to profit from it, and now they...
YouTube gives live video streamers better production tools, ways to make money

Facebook Moves to Remedy Mobile Revenue Woes

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Facebook is moving to fix one of its biggest problems - finding ways to make money from its growing base of mobile users....
Facebook Moves to Remedy Mobile Revenue Woes

Cleeng Play now lets you monetize your Vimeo content

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Cleeng now lets you monetize the videos you host on your Vimeo Pro account, the company announced today on its blog while introducing this new product, known as Cleeng Play. In practice, it means that you can charge a fee to let users watch your content. According to Cleeng’s co-founder...
Cleeng Play now lets you monetize your Vimeo content

Jeff Bezos' Explanation Of Why Amazon Charges So Little For The Kindle Fire Is Awesome (AMZN)

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On stage yesterday Jeff Bezos delivered a terrific one-line explanation for why Amazon charges so relatively little for its tablets: "We want to make money when people use our devices, not when they buy our devices." He expanded on this philosophy in an interview with Tricia Duryee at All...
Jeff Bezos' Explanation Of Why Amazon Charges So Little For The Kindle Fire Is Awesome (AMZN)

Apponomics: 7 ways to make money from apps without ads

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Monetization isn’t a simple process for us mobile developers. Advertisements, paid installs, in-app purchases — these all can generate revenue for mobile app developers, but they aren’t the only methods available. Our friends in the industry have taught us a number of other innovative strategies to monetize mobile apps....
Apponomics: 7 ways to make money from apps without ads

Fight Over French ISP Blocking Ads Really Just A New Perspective On Net Neutrality Debate

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At the beginning of the year, some folks in France, who used the popular ISP Free (whose name is a bit misleading, as it is not, in fact, free), discovered that the company had started providing a service in which it blocked all internet banner ads. There was no whitelist....
Fight Over French ISP Blocking Ads Really Just A New Perspective On Net Neutrality Debate
Vimeo debuts paywall options & 'tip jar' to reward video creators

Three Strikes May Decrease File Sharing, But If Sales Keep Dropping, Who Cares?

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A year ago, we asked what could possibly be the "value" in "cracking down on piracy" if that didn't then lead to increased sales. It's an issue that we've dealt with time and time again. We ask people a simple question: would you rather stop piracy or make more money?...
Three Strikes May Decrease File Sharing, But If Sales Keep Dropping, Who Cares?
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