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New social sports site For The Win aims for non-fans too

For The Win wants to take a BuzzFeed-style viral media approach to sports media. The new site, which will compete with rivals like Deadspin, will focus on finding “shareable” content that will be appealing even to people who don’t follow sports.

Ford opens up connected cars, adds Amazon Cloud Player

Ford is fully embracing the connected car movement it began years ago with its Ford Sync program. The company has opened up the Sync platform with more tools for developers to create mobile apps. Amazon Cloud Player and Glympse are two of the newest.

Ebook Bestsellers Breakdown: Apple gives books a boost

This weekly feature examines certain ebooks’ paths to bestseller-dom, and highlights bestselling titles on the New York Times and USA Today bestseller lists that are selling more copies in digital than in print. Featured this week: R.L. Mathewson’s “Playing for Keeps” and “Perfection.”

Ebook Bestsellers Breakdown: One-day sale moves a series up the charts

This weekly feature examines certain ebooks’ paths to bestseller-dom, and highlights bestselling titles on the New York Times and USA Today bestseller lists that are selling more copies in digital than in print. Featured this week: Bella Andre’s “Sullivans” series and Courtney Walsh’s “A Sweethaven Summer.”

USA Today launches internet video guide

In one of the first moves under new president and publisher Larry Kramer, the paper will begin publishing daily listings of what its editors and reporters feel are the best currently trending web videos and podcasts.