The Morning Lowdown 09-29-11


Credit: Amazon

»  The Key To The Kindle Fire: It’s Not Taking On Apple (NSDQ: AAPL) Directly (paidContent)

»  Murdoch’s ‘Daily’ Has 120,000 Weekly Uniques; Nearly Two-Thirds Paid (paidContent)

»  Facebook is teaming up for a special service with Japanese operator KDDI. (KDDI, via Google Translate)

»  The iBookstore from Apple is now live in 25 countries in Europe (previously it was only available in the U.S., UK, France, Germany, Austria and Canada); and iTunes and movie rentals and purchases are now live in 12 EU countries. (9to5Mac)

»  U.S. Media Biz To Rise To $1.1 Trillion In ’11 (Mediapost)

»  Apple May Discontinue iPod Shuffle And Classic Next Week (TUAW)

»  Netflix (NSDQ: NFLX) Killer? Try Netflix Promoter: Amazon (NSDQ: AMZN) Talks Up a Rival Video Service. (AllThingsD)

»  Google (NSDQ: GOOG) Remains ‘Most Attractive Employer’ Among Business, Engineering Students (Techcrunch)

»  How Newsweek’s Most Notorious Fellow Got Caught Conning Silicon Alley (NY Observer)

»  Remember how RIM (NSDQ: RIMM) said users will be able to use Android apps on its PlayBook? Well, the list of what will not work leads one to wonder if the workaround is worth it. (TNW)

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