The Morning Lowdown 04-25-11


Credit: Corbis / Patricia Curi

»  The Playstation Network outage that began last Wednesday continued through the weekend, as Sony (NYSE: SNE) rebuilds the network in the wake of a security breach. (Technologizer)

»  Barnes & Noble (NYSE: BKS) spent more than $30 million on advertising in 2010 — but was seriously outgunned by Amazon (NSDQ: AMZN), which spent more than $150 million. (NYT)

»  Tablets Will Generate 17 Percent of Wireless Data Demand by 2020 (Digital Daily)

»  Nintendo Sees Profit Falling 66%, Announces Wii Successor For 2012 (Techcrunch)

»  WikiLeaks’ Guantanamo Bay Documents: The Backstory On News Outlets’ Race To Publish Them (HuffPost Media)

»  Ex-NPR CEO Vivian Schiller warns public radio to be prepared from greater competition from internet radio as more cars will begin including it as an added feature, causing the monopoly of the radio tower to fade. (Nieman Lab)

»  Filtering the Social Web to Present News Items (NYT)

»  Is Omnicom’s announcement of partnering with Microsoft (NSDQ: MSFT), Yahoo (NSDQ: YHOO), and AOL (NYSE: AOL) to get data about users a hint of how agencies are transforming? (ClickZ)

»  The reason the magazine business has been in a funk may not be what you think. (Michael Wolff/Adweek)

»  The Onion Fools The New York Times (Gawker)

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