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Verizon Profit Jumps 40 Percent on Wireless Subscriber Growth

Verizon reported a profit of $2.23 billion, or 78 cents a share, up from $1.59 billion, or 56 cents, a year earlier.

Microsoft Quietly Shuts Down MSN TV, Once Known as WebTV

Goodbye to all that.
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HBO’s Berkes Restructures Digital Team (Memo)

Game of Thrones!
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A Ray of Light for the New York Times

In 2014.
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Spotify (Finally) Shows Up on the iPad

Prettier pictures, same sound. Paying customers only.
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Plans for “TV Everywhere” Bog Down in Tangled Pacts

It was dubbed “TV Everywhere.” But for many TV viewers, it has had trouble going anywhere.

The New Yorker Likes Sony’s “Girl With the Dragon Tattoo,” and Sony is Furious

A story about embargoes. No, wait! Where are you going?
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“Qwikster” Is a Crummy Name, But It’s Better Than “Old Fogey Discs”

Which is what Reed Hastings really wants to call the new/old Netflix DVD business. Turns out you can learn a lot when you watch a CEO take on his blog-post commenters.
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Netflix Content Boss Says Price Hike Isn’t a Price Hike, But Is a “Radical Change”

Bad day for Netflix shares. Good day to have Ted Sarandos on stage fielding questions at an industry event.
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