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»  Microsoft (NSDQ: MSFT) Reportedly Close To A $7 Billion-Plus Purchase Of Skype (paidContent)

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»  Microsoft (NSDQ: MSFT) Reportedly Close To A $7 Billion-Plus Purchase Of Skype (paidContent)

»  Google (NSDQ: GOOG) To Bypass Record Companies, Launching Cloud Music Service (paidContent)

»  Condé Nast’s Epicurious won in the “General Excellence, Digital Media
Service & Lifestyle” category at The National Magazine Awards. (Release)

»  Now to Sell Advertisers on Tablets (David Carr/NYT)

»  With New App, Ustream Aims To Take Live Streaming On Facebook “To A New Level” (Techcrunch)

»  Why News Sites Get Lonely (Howard Kurtz/The Daily Beast)

»  Citizen Journalism in the Arab World: A Messy ‘First Draft of History’ (The Atlantic)

»  Is ‘Open’ Killing the Android? (BBC)

»  Twitter Outings Undermine “Super Injunctions” (Reuters)

»  In a World Without Tracking & Cookies, Can Online Commerce Succeed? (Mashable)

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