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Apple snags New York Times Magazine design director

Arem Duplessis, who was behind the magazine's covers for almost a decade, will join the tech giant as a creative director.

By December 30, 2013

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Amazon Publishing to issue bios of Jesus, Hitchcock, other 'icons'

Amazon's publishing arm will publish short bios of "icons" who exhibit varying degrees of goodness, such as Jesus, Josef Stalin, J.D. Salinger, and David Lynch -- but no Jeff Bezos.

By August 15, 2013

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TV station taps copyright law to erase embarrassing broadcast

After a humiliating gaffe following a San Francisco plane crash, KTVU uses the Digital Millennium Copyright Act to have clips of the event removed from the Internet.

By July 22, 2013

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Current TV plugs wrong Twitter ID for Olbermann replacement

Not only did the Internet TV channel give out a Twitter ID that doesn't belong to new anchor Eliot Spitzer, but it turns out the former New York governor doesn't even use Twitter.

By March 30, 2012

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Wear a whole year of tweets around your neck

Twitter becomes a high-fashion accessory with artist's Data Necklace, a year's worth of tweets laser-etched into a unique piece of jewelry.

By October 1, 2012

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Twitter redesign aims: More control, bigger bottom line

By updating its iOS and Android apps and releasing an all-new iPad app, Twitter aims to bring more users than ever back into the fold.

By September 18, 2012

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Report: NBC Direct gets help from P2P site

Peer-to-peer software company has agreed to distribute shows for NBC Direct site.

By February 27, 2008

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Gawker Media's rolling layoffs continue

Founder's predictions about the fate of online advertising have been some of the most bearish--and well-publicized. Company, meanwhile, continues to trim editorial staff.

By December 2, 2008

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Conde Nast to shutter teen site Flip.com

The teen girl social-networking site plans to shut down on December 16, according to an e-mail sent to users.

By December 2, 2008

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The secret behind the Kindle's best-selling e-books: They're not for sale

Kindle users are leaning toward downloads priced at $0.00. Still, with Amazon playing close to the vest, it's hard to tell what the sales patterns really look like.

By December 29, 2009