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  • Today in Tech: Are Facebook's perks counterproductive?

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    "I don't think you understand. We can't treat newspapers or magazines any differently than we treat FarmVille." -- Apple (AAPL) senior vice president Eddy Cue on the company's 30% revenue cut via iTunes (The Wall Street Journal)

    * Zynga's (ZNGA) contributions to Facebook's overall revenues declined from 19% last year to MORE

    - Apr 24, 2012 3:30 AM ET
  • Today in Tech: Yahoo restructures

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    * Yahoo (YHOO) is indeed restructuring into three distinct areas: Consumer, Regions, and Technology. (All Things D)

    * In light of Instagram's $1 billion buyout by Facebook, a look at 30 of the most notable tech acquisitions from the last decade. (Wired)

    * Amazon (AMZN) finally rolled out its in-app purchasing service, which MORE

    - Apr 11, 2012 7:45 AM ET
  • Today in Tech: How Sony's CEO plans to fix the company

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    * Sony (SNE) hasn't had a hugely successful device in years, and the company continues to struggle in its quest to marry hardware with content. Here's how new president and CEO Kazuo Hirai plans to expand the PlayStation network company-wide to create a unified content-delivery platform. (Reuters)

    * Why a Netflix (NFLX) Facebook MORE

    - Mar 27, 2012 12:04 PM ET
  • Why I cut the (cable) cord

    Watching TV and movies at home doesn't mean having to shell out a lot for cable. At least, not anymore.

    FORTUNE -- For years, access to a large selection of TV and movie content meant shelling out for cable. If you wanted premium content from channels like HBO or Showtime, there were extra fees, and if you sought to record those shows via DVR, you paid more still. When all was MORE

    - Mar 20, 2012 11:23 AM ET
  • Today in Tech: The iPad reviews are in

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    "My last three months working for Google was a whirlwind of desperation. The Google I was passionate about was a technology company that empowered its employees to innovate. The Google I left was an advertising company with a single corporate-mandated focus." -- Ex-Google employee James Whittaker (CNNMoney)

    * The first crop MORE

    - Mar 15, 2012 6:30 AM ET
  • The mistake Netflix is making now

    Yes, the streaming company pulled itself out of a tailspin of bungled decisions. But now it is on the brink of making an even bigger misstep.

    By Kevin Kelleher, contributor

    FORTUNE – For most of its history, Netflix had the rare knack of taking bold steps that proved shrewd in retrospect. Then, last year, it famously bungled a series of announcements before eventually righting itself. The company may be taking another misstep: MORE

    Mar 14, 2012 5:00 AM ET
  • The day CBS turned down Steve Jobs' TV deal

    Jobs invited Leslie Moonves to help him disrupt show business. Moonves passed.

    "I told Steve, 'You know more than me about 99 percent of things but I know more about the television business.' "

    That's Leslie Moonves, CEO of CBS (CBS), recalling a meeting with Steve Jobs last year.

    Jobs was trying to talk him into providing TV shows and movies for a subscription content service Apple (AAPL) was assembling.

    Moonves declined, according to MORE

    - Mar 11, 2012 7:19 AM ET
  • Today in Tech: Apple revealing iPad 3 today

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    "We have to turn ourselves into the OS of music ... We are in the middle of a transformation from being an app ourselves to being a platform." -- Sten Garmark, Spotify's director of platform (The Guardian)

    * The day many iPad adopters have been waiting for (or dreading) is MORE

    - Mar 7, 2012 8:59 AM ET
  • Is Amazon getting into original TV?

    Netflix, Hulu, and YouTube are pouring resources into original content. Now, Amazon may be, too.

    FORTUNE -- Netflix, Hulu, and YouTube are all betting big on original content. Now, Amazon may be doing the very same.

    At least that is what appeared to be the case for a fleeting few hours March 6 on LinkedIn. Joe Lewis, a new executive with the tech giant based in Los Angeles, briefly listed his title as MORE

    - Mar 6, 2012 7:49 PM ET
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  • Today in Tech: Windows 8 first impressions

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    * First impressions of Windows 8, from that Windows Phone-inspired "Metro" user interface to integration of Xbox Live. In one word: "disjointed." (Engadget)

    * Netflix's (NFLX) contract with Starz expired yesterday, so films like Toy Story 3 and Scarface are no longer viewable online. (CNNMoney)

    * AMD (AMD) is paying almost $334 million for the MORE

    - Mar 1, 2012 4:30 AM ET
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