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British teenage whiz strikes deal with Yahoo

At 17, he's a tech whiz, he's rich—and he can even offer some advice on how to raise your kids. Teenage programmer Nick D'Aloisio's decision to sell his news application Summly to Yahoo for what's rumored to ...

Mar 26, 2013
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NY Times in spotlight as ex-BBC chief takes reins

Former BBC chief Mark Thompson assumed his new role at The York Times Co. Monday amid questions about whether the crisis engulfing the British broadcaster would spill over to the US news organization.

Nov 12, 2012
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Myspace settles privacy probe with FTC

(AP) -- Myspace, the once mighty social network, settled a privacy investigation by the Federal Trade Commission and agreed to submit to privacy audits over the next 20 years.

May 08, 2012
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TV executives crave viewers who watch 2 screens

Forget the small screen and the big screen. The hottest new thing in television is the "second screen" - the one on the tablet computer or cell phone that an increasing number of viewers keep an eye on while they're watching ...

Feb 03, 2012
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Comcast has no say as Hulu considers sale

As speculation continues to swirl around Hulu, one of its corporate owners is forced to sit on the sidelines having no role in the fate of the popular online video site even though the outcome could greatly affect its own ...

Jun 27, 2011
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Hackers post phony Tupac story on PBS website

(AP) -- PBS officials say hackers have cracked the network's website, posting a phony story claiming dead rapper Tupac Shakur was alive in New Zealand, and a group that claimed responsibility for the hacking ...

May 30, 2011
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Online TV spats mean fewer free shows on Web

(AP) -- Broadcasters took a big step toward eliminating free TV shows on the Web after they blocked access to their programming online this month to enforce their demands to be paid.

Oct 24, 2010
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