The Morning Lowdown 06-17-11


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»  Facebook readies an iPad app, finally (Bits). Meanwhile, at Poynter, CNN, Greensboro’s News & Record, and Better Homes and Gardens answer six key questions about their iPad app development. ‘

»  Meet Hearst’s secret weapon who’s making iPad magazine apps pay (it’s Popular Mechanics EIC Jim Meigs) (Business Insider)

»  Pandora’s down day: Investors’ remorse? Bubble fears? Market negativity? (paidContent) Peter Kafka interviews Pandora (NYSE: P) CEO Joe Kennedy post-IPO.

»  Keeping up with the hackers: Chart (CNET)

»  Backslapping as Waterloo burns: Tough times ahead for RIM’s co-CEOs (paidContent). More on RIM’s troubles here.

»  Breakup becomes social media event in China (WSJ)

»  Seth Godin’s “Domino Project”: Can it beat the Big 6? (Publishing Perspectives)

»  Financial Times sees 100,000 downloads in week after HTML5 launch (Folio)

»  Netflix (NSDQ: NFLX) enables video quality settings to help customers manage data usage (Hacking Netflix)

»  Mobile shopping set to spike, says Forrester (Bits)

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