The best stories across the web on media and technology

1. Is HP’s decision to make webOS open source a good move? (Monday Note)

2. Michael Robertson: Why Spotify can never be profitable (GigaOM)

3. Why you didn’t hit reply: Jonah Lehrer on email and friendship (Wall Street Journal)

4. How a book is made: From the Middle Ages to today (Brain Pickings)

5. YouTube buys company to help process music royalty payments (Media Decoder)

6. Digital giants closing in on local media (Reflections of a Newsosaur)

7. Lee Newspapers files for bankruptcy (Reuters)

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