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  1. Bits Blog: Senator Calls on Comcast to Extend Net Neutrality Pledge
    Senator Patrick Leahy, the Vermont Democrat who chairs the Judiciary Committee, called on Comcast to commit to never allow so-called fast lanes, or paid prioritization, on its network, even beyond the expiration of a current promise to avoid the practice through 2018.

  2. Bits Blog: A Dynamic New Tool to Preserve the Friendsters of the Future
    Rhizome, a nonprofit group dedicated to supporting and conserving digital art, has developed a tool that records the immersive experience of a website or a social network.

  3. Bits Blog: Facebook Sues Lawyers for Pressing Dubious Ownership Case
    The company says the former lawyers for Paul Ceglia, who claimed that Mark Zuckerberg had given him a large stake in Facebook, continued to argue his case despite knowledge that his evidence was fabricated.
  4. IPhone 6 Propels Apple Profit to Record
    The sales of 39 million iPhones helped the company bring in $8.5 billion in profit in the last quarter.
  5. Spotify Introduces a Family Discount for Music Streaming
    The streaming service, which sells online access to 20 million songs, will let subscribers add up to four accounts at half the usual price.
  6. As It Shifts Its Strategy, IBM Reports Weak Earnings
    The chief executive called the results disappointing as the company said it would pay $1.5 billion to shed its chip-making unit.

  7. Bits Blog: Trying to Live in the Moment (and Not on the Phone)
    By providing a scoreboard of our smartphone use, new apps may help us change our ways.

  8. DealBook: Shouts on Bond-Trading Floor Yield to Robot Beeps
    JPMorgan Chase is moving more of its bond trading to electronic platforms, following a trend on Wall Street in stock trading, which was transformed by automation years ago.

  9. Honky-Tonk Tchaikovsky? ‘Fantasia’ Game Offers a Way
    In Disney Fantasia: Music Evolved, developers at the video game company Harmonix build on Walt Disney’s classic 1940 animated film.
  10. DealBook: Andreessen Leaving eBay’s Board Ahead of PayPal Spinoff
    The venture capitalist Marc Andreessen is stepping down from eBay’s board, months after publicly defending his role as a director against attacks from Carl C. Icahn.

  11. Bits Blog: Amazon Kindle Voyage, a High-End E-Reader That Beats Hardcovers
    Amazon’s latest Kindle, the Voyage, is better than a printed book.
  12. Power Up: For South Korea, E-Sports Is National Pastime
    The extent to which video games have become part of mainstream culture in South Korea may be a sign of things to come in the West.

  13. Phone Hackers Dial and Redial to Steal Billions
    A phone fraud on the rise and aided by Internet-connected phone systems can lead to six-figure bills for businesses.

  14. Bits Blog: IBM Sets Announcement on Monday, Possibly on Chip-Making Unit
    Analysts say the most likely possibility is that it has a deal in its long-running effort to shed its computer chip manufacturing operations.

  15. Stephen Colbert Has a Mock Feud With Google Over Search Results
    Stephen Colbert chided the search engine for getting his height wrong, a situation that highlighted challenges about the accuracy and sources of its information.
  16. Yahoo’s Tumblr Teams Up With TV Shows to Reach Their Audiences
    In a bid to expand its own audience, the social media and blogging site is reaching out to fans of certain shows through deals with the shows’ creators.
  17. The Week Ahead: Tech Giants’ Earnings and Eurozone Bank Stress Tests
    Apple, IBM, Microsoft and Yahoo will report quarterly results, and the results of the eurozone banks’ tests are approaching.

  18. N.F.L. Stands by Its Push to Connect to Fans Digitally
    NFL Now, a mobile video service, provides game highlights, updates and news reports directly to fans and competes with TV and cable networks.

  19. Sesame Workshop Tackles Literacy With Technology
    The first products from a partnership between the nonprofit producer of “Sesame Street” and the children’s speech recognition company ToyTalk could be available early next year.

  20. Bits Blog: A Look Behind the Snapchat Photo Leak Claims
    Three men who built a tool called Snapaved to store images from the messaging service have come forward to offer details of how a recent theft of thousands of private photos occurred.

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