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- New York Times (tiered subscription model), The
BMG has bypassed its agreement with ASCAP and BMI to sign a music rights and royalty agreement directly with streaming service Pandora. The deal includes "marketing and business benefits" for BMG and Read More
Attorneys general in more than 20 states have begun investigating AT&T's planned $48.5 billion deal to buy DIRECTV, according to a Reuters report, which indicates the attorneys general are working clo Read More
The "Bulldozer" microarchitecture behind the current generation of Advanced Micro Devices processors has proved to be a disappointment, and the IC design company will be moving on to the more promisin Read More
- Daily Express (London)
A teacher in the United Kingdom who had surgery at the start of the school year is using Skype to connect with students in the classroom and to conduct lessons from his study at home. Read More
- Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The
Verizon Wireless added 40% more contract subscribers so far this quarter compared with a year ago, but the company faces tighter profit margins on those sales due to costs for subsidizing new smartpho Read More
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