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No Longer a Reader? Tribune Wants You to Listen to the News

While consumers may be reading daily newspapers less, one morning habit hasn’t changed: the commute. Now, the Tribune Co.’s innovation and technology unit wants drivers and bus riders to listen to audio versions of its stories. Newsbeat, the first major consumer...

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Employees at Twitter's San Francisco headquarters in 2009.

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Employees at Twitter's San Francisco headquarters in 2009.

Twitter Ranks 5th in Engineer Pay Behind Google and Yahoo: Study

Plenty of Twitter employees can look forward to becoming paper millionaires when the company goes public, but for now, engineers at Google and Yahoo! take home bigger paychecks on average. Twitter ranks fifth in engineer pay with an average of...

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Naval Ravikant of AngelList speaks onstage at the TechCrunch Disrupt NY 2013 at The Manhattan Center.

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Naval Ravikant of AngelList speaks onstage at the TechCrunch Disrupt NY 2013 at The Manhattan Center.

Are VCs Investing in Their Own Disruption?

Venture capitalists are known for backing startups that are disrupting established industries. Typically that doesn’t include their own. But Silicon Valley’s elite firms are finding it hard to ignore a growing threat to their once proprietary deal flow. Venture investing...

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There's a growing rivalry between traditional TV programmers and technology giants over the delivery of content over the Internet.

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There's a growing rivalry between traditional TV programmers and technology giants over the delivery of content over the Internet.

‘The Inside Scoop’ Media Podcast: Apple, Google, Intel and TV Industry

For this week’s episode of “The Inside Scoop”: We talked to Peter Kafka, who covers the media industry for technology blog AllThingsD, about the tension between traditional television programmers and technology giants such as Apple and Google, which are looking...

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Apple CEO Tim Cook attends Allen & Co.'s conference in Sun Valley, Idaho.

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Apple CEO Tim Cook attends Allen & Co.'s conference in Sun Valley, Idaho.

Google Getting Along Well With Apple, Schmidt Says Amid Detente

The cold war between Google and Apple is thawing. Eric Schmidt, the search provider’s executive chairman, said the companies are getting along better after they clashed over mobile software on the iPhone last year. Schmidt, who left Apple’s board in...

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Amazon.com shows ads to many users of its Kindle e-readers.

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Amazon.com shows ads to many users of its Kindle e-readers.

Amazon Is Quietly Building an Ad Empire

Google and Facebook tend to make the most noise in digital advertising. Amazon.com is a bit of a silent giant, and the online retailer is starting to stir. Last year, Amazon’s advertising revenue increased 46 percent from 2011, reaching $610...

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Elon Musk, chief executive officer of Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) and Tesla Motors.

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Elon Musk, chief executive officer of Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) and Tesla Motors.

Elon Musk on Tesla Merger Prospects: Apple Has ‘a Lot of Cash’

(Updates Tesla’s year-to-date stock price change in lead and Musk’s estimated net worth in 10th paragraph.) Tesla Motors is on a pretty good run this year with the stock up 105 percent and a first-ever quarterly profit posted yesterday. That’s...

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