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The Morning Lowdown 05-02-11

»  How the Bin Laden announcement leaked out on Twitter. (Media Decoder)

Dish, Echostar (NSDQ: SATS) Settle Long-Running Patent Dispute With $500 Million To TiVo (NSDQ: TIVO) (paidContent)

»  News Corp.’s IGN Buys Hearst’s UGO In Preparation For Game Site Spin-Off (MediaMemo)

»  Time Inc. (NYSE: TWX) has reached a deal with Apple (NSDQ: AAPL) Inc. to make all its iPad editions free for print subscribers, marking a break in the impasse between publishers and Apple and lending support to Time’s contention that it’s business-as-usual after the ouster of its chief executive. (WSJ)

»  Media Moguls Ask: Is Netflix (NSDQ: NFLX) Friend Or Foe? (Deadline)

»  Why The Wall Street Journal is wrong about Microsoft (NSDQ: MSFT). (Seeking Alpha/Michael Comeau)

»  SongKick: A Go-to Site for Tracking Music Acts (NYT)

»  Freemium Revisited: Paying For Content-Based Applications (Monday Note)

»  Content control in the Age of AOL (NYSE: AOL) (The Next Web)

»  With Deep Pockets, SB Nation is “Building a Great Media Company” …(Beet.Tv)