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»  Google (NSDQ: GOOG) to acquire Motorola (NYSE: MMI) Mobility for $12.5 billion (paidContent)

»  MediaNews Group adds…

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»  Google (NSDQ: GOOG) to acquire Motorola (NYSE: MMI) Mobility for $12.5 billion (paidContent)

»  MediaNews Group adds paywalls to 23 more newspapers (paidContent)

»  Fueled by ad gains and new investment, TPM to broaden political coverage (paidContent)

»  Time Warner Cable (NYSE: TWC) buys cable company Insight Communications for $3 billion (press release)

»  Painful profits from web video (WSJ)

»  Flash-sale site Gilt Groupe shifts its model (NYT)

»  Redbox’s geo-social test builds on mobile success (ClickZ)

»  Facebook pal Buddy Media raises $54 million (Peter Kafka/All Things Digital)

»  Why are agents speaking anonymously about Amazon (NSDQ: AMZN) Publishing? (E-Reads)

»  Does Cinemax’s iPad app violate Apple’s no-porn policy? (GigaOm)

»  Put a cap on it: Why Apple (NSDQ: AAPL) doesn’t compete with Exxon (paidContent)

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