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Is YouTube Too Big to Have a Really Big Show?

Today’s Giant Media Event, Brought to You — And Owned — By Google

Delta Celebrates FAA Gadget Sanity With a Viral YouTube Hit

Ads Appear on Instagram, Just Like Instagram Said They Would

Machinima, the YouTube Giant Looking for New Money, Is Also Looking for a New CEO

Facebook, Google Slow Their Startup Spending Spree

Chernin Group Buying Majority Stake in Crunchyroll, the Anime Subscription Site

Investors Decide They Like Ad Tech Again, Just in Time for Criteo’s IPO

Intel May Turn Over Its Web TV Project to Verizon

No Amazon TV Box for Christmas

Here’s the Music Lou Reed Liked

Why Is Google Putting Money Into a Music Label?

Dear Internet: You Still Can’t Get HBO Without Paying for Cable

Twitter Prices Its IPO at a Conservative $11 Billion

How to (Almost) Guarantee Your Web Video Ad Gets Watched

Apple Rolls Out New Gadgets, Keeps Same Strategy

Netflix Hits Its Numbers, Investors Go Nuts, Reed Hastings Tells Them to Chill Out

Facebook Reminds Media Companies: We Still Really, Really Like You

Loved the Viral Video. Hated the Movie.

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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