Rap Genius Already Hugging It Out With Music Publishers

Turns out Sony and Silicon Valley’s favorite lyric site were already working together. Rest of the industry should follow …
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Startup Has an Awesome Idea That Will Get Crushed by Big Media

Streamnation says it will let you “borrow” digital versions of friends’ TV shows and movies. Good luck!
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Apple, Samsung in Renewed Settlement Talks, but Deal Elusive

Apple Inc. and Samsung Electronics Co. have held a series of private negotiations about their numerous patent disputes since a court victory by Apple in one case last summer, according to legal documents and people familiar with the situation.

Yahoo Q2 Earnings Call: The Marissa and Ken Show, Now in Living Color

Hiyo, if you will, for the Internet age.
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Twitter Hands Over User Data to French Authorities in Anti-Semitism Case

An end to an ongoing legal battle between Twitter and a number of French activist groups.
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Yahoo’s Former GC Callahan Places His Bid With Online Real Estate Marketplace Auction.com

The self-effacing lawyer is ripe for some disruption in an old industry.
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FISA Request Data Could Soon Be Public, With Google Also in Talks With U.S. Government About More Disclosure

Secretive government process might become a little less secretive.
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23andMe Names Former Gilt Exec Andy Page as President (Video)

The million-DNA march gets some exec help.
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Cablevision Tells Aereo to Get Off Its Team