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IS STEALING MUSIC REALLY THE PROBLEM? – FutureHit.DNA – despite shouty headline, an interesting article

Yahoo Chief Plots Return to Ad Basics – – trying to get back to a media portal positioning with an emphasis on events and quality content (paywall)

How NatWest’s IT meltdown developed | – according to this Guardian article offshored jobs and Computer Associates software were to blame

A Personal Assistant Mines Your Life to Help Out – Technology Review

Boehringer data competition produces academic-standard models in just three months – PMLiVE

OFT launches probe into Facebook’s Instagram deal – Brand Republic News

RBS IT cockup: This sort of thing can destroy a bank, normally • The Register

Inside Minority Report’s ‘Idea Summit,’ Visionaries Saw the Future |

Failed HP Slate 500 behind Microsoft’s Surface tablet ambitions | The Verge

Teens turn from Facebook to fresher social-media sites

Why Do YouTube Views Freeze At 301?

Sony to make $623 million investment in Olympus, Nikkei says | The Verge

5 things you (probably) didn’t know about Google Analytics | PR Daily

Jail For File-Sharing Not Enough, Labels Want ISP-Level Spying Regime | TorrentFreak – interesting proposed layer 7 network surveillance system for Japan. The big question is where it stops, why not monetise the equipment and sell pertinent data to insurance companies or marketers?

Default Upload Settings for YouTube Videos

Why all the fuss about Habbo Hotel? | Snowblog

OLED TVs — Sony, Panasonic to announce partnership next week – think LCD screens peaked. Sales declined for the first time last quarter

Acer slates Microsoft’s hardware push | Reuters

WordPress Comes To Chinese Users Via’s New Cloud Service –

Google slashes price 88% for using Google Maps API | CNET News