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Managing Platforms Is a Human Art

With platforms, you are not managing software; you are managing people.
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The FCC Must Stay on Course on Mobile Competition

The FCC is trying to make more public airwaves available for mobile broadband, while two dominant players currently control 80 percent of the most valuable frequencies.
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WeChat Parent Tencent Makes Search Investment

It now has a 36.5 percent stake in Sogou.

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Apple’s New Chance Against Google in Patent Fight?

Federal judge Richard Posner may have gone too far in throwing out Apple’s patent suit last year.

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Appeals Court Says Ex-College Stars Can Sue Videogame Maker Electronic Arts

The athletes allege EA used their attributes in its NCAAfootball and basketball games.

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U.S. Charges Analyst in SAC Case

An indictment last week accused the firm of fostering a culture that led to rampant insider-trading.

AllThingsD on TV: Apple and Acer

Some of the week’s tech highlights on video.
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Yandex Co-Founder Ilya Segalovich Passes Away

He was taken off life support after falling into a coma.
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NBC to Emphasize Live Events in Lineup

“Live is really important these days when you are trying to fight the DVR.”

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Weiner Pictures (Comic)

Here is the latest comic from our Joy of Tech friends at Geek Culture, Nitrozac and Snaggy. Joy of Tech appears three times a week in the Voices section of this site.
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Twelve Things About Voxer’s Tom Katis

Barnaby Jack, Famous Hacker, Dies

Scare-Ware (Comic)

18 Things About Eventbrite’s Julia and Kevin Hartz

VOIP of the People (Comic)

Why Smartphones Should Never Talk to Each Other (Comic)

Senate Passes Internet Sales Tax Bill

EU Presses Motorola Mobility Over Patent Licensing

Google Glass: An Etiquette Guide

Viral Video: Russian Dash Cam Samaritans

Bitcoin vs. Ben Bernanke

“SNL” Parodies Google Glass

May the 4th Be With You (Comic)

This Week in AllThingsD Video: Google Now, Aereo and BYOD

May the Fourth Be With You, Yo.

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Just as the atom bomb was the weapon that was supposed to render war obsolete, the Internet seems like capitalism’s ultimate feat of self-destructive genius, an economic doomsday device rendering it impossible for anyone to ever make a profit off anything again. It’s especially hopeless for those whose work is easily digitized and accessed free of charge.

— Author Tim Kreider on not getting paid for one’s work