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Phone-Hacking Trial Set to Start

The criminal trial of former News Corp executive Rebekah Brooks and several of the company’s former employees involved in an alleged phone-hacking scandal starts here Monday, kicking off a courtroom drama that could further embarrass both the media giant and the British government.

MarissaTV, the Yahoo Q3 News — If It Bleeds, It Definitely Does Not Lead

At least CEO Marissa Mayer impresses in her second video performance.
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MarissaTV Is Back in Q3, Starring Alibaba Gains, Revenue Doldrums and Audience Questions

It’s not “Scandal,” but can Mayer work some Olivia Pope magic?
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Voices

How Twitter Is Going to Take a Billion Dollars From YouTube

All Twitter needs to do is host long-form video, and it’s off to the races.
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It’s No “Game of Thrones” Finale, but Yahoo Logo-Palooza Ends Tonight

Finally, the end of the parade of design losers who will not be marrying the Silicon Valley Internet giant comes to an end.
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Under Fire, Ouya Game Developers on Kickstarter Say They Did Nothing Wrong

The curious incident of the Ouya “free the games” project.
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Video News Start-Up NowThisNews Taps MTV Pioneer Judy McGrath for Advice

The woman who brought us Kurt Loder and Martha Quinn (Google ’em!) weighs in on a next-gen product. Which you can now see for youself.
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Seven Years Later, HP’s Pretexting Scandal Is Finally Over

The scandal that gave us the word “pretexting” ends with a jail sentence in a San Jose courtroom.
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News of the World, Australian Papers, IGN Weigh On News Corp. Earnings

News Corp., which owns this Web site, posted revenue of $8.14 billion and adjusted earnings of $0.43 per share; the Street was looking for $8.16 billion and $0.38 per share. The media conglomerate took a $67 million charge on costs associated with its News of the World scandal, and another $152 million charge for “restructuring and impairment charges” related to its Australian newspaper unit and the IGN games unit it is preparing to sell.

Viral Video: Pattinson and a Very Different Stewart Share a Ben & Jerry’s Moment

Awkweird, but Twihards love it.
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