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An incubator — being launched by the New York Daily News

The Daily News launches Innovation Lab: Promises to be a worthy, unique media incubator (via Pando Daily) By Cale Guthrie Weissman On September 12, 2013There seems to be a fairly new trend among old guard media that involves entrepreneurship. The idea, which has been taking seed for a couple of years, goes something like this: […]

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e-commerce is growing faster in the Middle East

The Middle East’s Silicon Valley moment (via The Christian Science Monitor) MarkaVIP quickly became one of the Mideast’s largest e-commerce firms. CEO Ahmed Alkhatib stands in back (r.) at the company’s Amman, Jordan, offices. (Christa Case Bryant/The Christian Science Monitor) While traditional businesses and even governments…

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Weekly copyright related summary of issues

Weekly Copyright Issues Wrap Up… November 15, 2013 (via Copyright Alliance) Submitted by Admin. on November 15, 2013 Weekly copyright related summary of issues, congressional developments, judicial updates, administration updates, international updates and industry updates, provided courtesy of  American Continental Group…

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Stocks rose strongly

Stocks rise on hiring jump (via The Christian Science Monitor) Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange, Friday. Stocks rose strongly in the morning Friday, then eased slightly in the early afternoon. The gains accelerated in the final hour of trading.(Brendan McDermid/Reuters) Steady growth in…

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Microsoft can’t use the term “SkyDrive”

Microsoft Forced To Drop ‘SkyDrive’ Brand Name (via InformationWeek) Microsoft accepts London court ruling that its storage service name is too similar to products from British satellite broadcaster BSkyB. Microsoft can’t use the term “SkyDrive” to refer to its consumer cloud storage service, according to a court ruling…