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The Race to Own Data Addressability Is Its Own “Game of Thrones”

A post-third-party cookie world is coming.
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Circa’s Matt Galligan on Building a Different Kind of News Reader (Video)

Mobile news apps are hot. Summly just sold for a ridonkulous amount of money, for example. So what’s up with the “atomic bits” list-makers of the San Francisco?
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Out-Trending the Trendmakers: NewsWhip Says It Defeats Twitter and Facebook’s Filter Bubbles

Friends? Who needs friends when you can just fall back on everybody to keep you informed?
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New Yahoo COO Henrique De Castro Hints at the Future of the Web Portal (Pro Tip: Get Personal!)

A bit of insight from Yahoo’s new ops man, in a very general way.
Yahoo COO Henrique De Castro, right, in conversation at DLD Munich.

Wavii Gives a Fresh Look at the Political Landscape

A news aggregation site makes Election 2012 a whole lot prettier to look at.
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Digg’s “Blank Slate” Approach Could Hinder Its Journey Back to Relevance

Everyone loves a fresh start. But could Digg’s drastic redesign shoot itself in the foot before it even gets out the gate?
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A Sports Aggregator Finds a Home: Gannett Buys Quickish

The people who bring you USA Today also want to be known for online sports. Here’s another move in that direction.
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Microsoft Finally Dumps Deal Provider Now Owned by Google

Microsoft has inked a new partnership with 8coupons to replace The Dealmap, which had been providing local offers to Bing Deals for about nine months.
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Viral Video: Liz Gannes May (or May Not) See Hubski Now!

Nice try, Steve Clausnitzer!
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Apple iPad News Reader Zite Sold to CNN for Just Over $20 Million

Zite, the magazine-style reading app for the Apple iPad, has been sold to news giant CNN for $20 million to $25 million.
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Waxman to Wolff: Unhand My Content!

Yahoo Snags Citizen Sports