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by Nathan Gibbs

he best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Nathan Gibbs 1. Rick Santorum’s search engine problem hits the big time (paidContent) 2. Vinton G. Cerf: Internet access is not a human right (New York Times) 3. Where did nine million cable subscribers go? (AllThingsD) 4. Sweden recognizes new file-sharing religion Kopimism (BBC News) 5. Barnes & Noble eyes Nook […] more »

by Mark Glaser

Henry Blodget Welcome to the 27th episode of “The Mediatwits,” the weekly audio podcast from MediaShift. The co-hosts are MediaShift’s Mark Glaser and entrepreneur Rafat Ali. This week we look deeper at the Groupon IPO, which briefly valued the daily deals startup at nearly $20 billion. Our special guests are Business Insider CEO Henry Blodget, […] more »

by Nathan Gibbs

The best stories of the week from across the web on e-books and self-publishing 1. Amazon’s $79 Kindle costs $84 to make (Mainstreet) 2. Kobo acquired by Japanese e-commerce firm Rakuten for $315 million (paidContent) 3. Barnes & Noble’s upcoming Nook Tablet to challenge Amazon’s Kindle Fire (VentureBeat) 4. Amazon adds self-published Amanda Hocking to “Kindle Million Club” […] more »