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wsj.com - 41 readers - In the more than two years since Jeff Bezos bought the Washington Post, the Amazon founder has made his mark on how the paper is run. His focus on customer experience has become a near mandate in the news operation.
wsj.com - 47 readers - Facebook Inc. is paying an array of media companies and celebrities to create videos for its live-streaming service and has signed nearly 140 contracts totaling more than $50 million, according to a document reviewed by The Wall Street Journal.
money.cnn.com - 162 readers - Hundreds of millions of Yahoo accounts have been compromised.
wsj.com - 20 readers - Google is stepping up its efforts to serve speedy content to internet users with Accelerated Mobile Pages, but the initiative is getting mixed reviews from publishers as some worry about its impact on their advertising revenue.
boingboing.net - 7 readers - An imminently forthcoming version of Google’s Chrome browser will flip the way that browsers convey information about privacy and security to users: instead of discreetly informing users that…
wsj.com - 6 readers - The Federal Communications Commission on Thursday adopted a scaled-back version of its long-debated customer privacy regulation, requiring that internet providers get consumers’ approval before marketing their sensitive information.
arstechnica.com - 3 readers - Alphabet ISP shifting to wireless tech, but not giving up entirely on fiber.
wsj.com - 13 readers - Facebook, now on pace to reach $27 billion in revenue this year, is defying the slowdown in growth that usually comes with increasing size. Yet the company said that it can’t maintain its current pace.
reuters.com - 1 readers - Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (BABA.N) has agreed on a $266 million deal to acquire the South China Morning Post and other media assets of SCMP Group Ltd (0583.HK), a deal that has raised a question over the outlook for its editorial independence.
deadline.com - 18 readers - The New York Times this week quietly ended its coverage of restaurants, art galleries, theaters and other commercial and nonprofit businesses in the tri-state region, laying off dozens of longtime …
money.cnn.com - 14 readers - ABC News removed a producer from the field after a photograph indicates a crime scene shot was staged.
wsj.com - 14 readers - A Copyright Coup in Washington: The new Librarian of Congress ousts a federal patent defender, the Wall Street Journal writes in an editorial.
boingboing.net - 11 readers - Google CEO Eric Schmidt says privacy isn’t important, and if you want to keep something private, “maybe you shouldn’t be doing it in the first place” (in other words, “…
money.cnn.com - 11 readers - Google skirted the default privacy settings on Apple's Safari browser -- and got hit with the FTC's largest-ever penalty for a single company.
money.cnn.com - 11 readers - Like Google and Twitter, Facebook has agreed to 20 years of privacy audits by an outside monitor.
bbc.com - 8 readers - Facebook blocks an insurer's plan to view young drivers' profiles to set car insurance premiums.
edition.cnn.com - 9 readers - A large variety of information may be collected by wellness programs and shared with others, including businesses eager to make a buck off of it.