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Apple’s iAd Allows Programmatic Buying — News that Apple was going to amp up its iAd program - by allowing ad buyers to purchase inventory using automation software - leaked out earlier this week. Now Apple wants to talk about it publicly.

Aereo Files for Chapter 11 — Aereo, the startup that wanted to stream TV channels over the Web, but lost its battle at the Supreme Court, says it has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. CEO Chet Kanojia said the court loss "has proven difficult to overcome.

BuzzFeed Editor Ben Smith On Uber Story Bias, Conflict of Interest — Ben Smith and BuzzFeed had a whopper of a story on Monday, when BuzzFeed's editor-in-chief reported on an Uber executive's plan to smear journalist Sarah Lacy. A few days later, in some corners of the Internet, Smith and BuzzFeed are now the story.

Dan Lyons Will Take Over Valleywag — Valleywag's chief editor Nitasha Tiku just left for The Verge. Here's her replacement: Dan Lyons, the tech writer who's best known as the man behind "The Secret Diary of Steve Jobs." Up until today, Lyons had been a "marketing fellow" at HubSpot, a software company where he spent the last couple years.

Netflix Summons TV, Movie, Tech Executives to Internet TV Summit — Reed Hastings wants to talk about the future of TV. So he's asking the people who run movie studios, TV networks and entertainment conglomerates to join him for a private chat. The Netflix CEO has invited many of the top executives in the TV and film world, along with some representatives from hardware and Internet companies, to a gathering at a Utah resort next month.

Web Video Channel Guide PlutoTV Raises $13 Million — Lots of people have tried to build TV guides for the Web-video era, and no one has succeeded so far. But PlutoTV has convinced investors that it's onto something. The company, which presents "channels" of Web video in a format that looks similar to a conventional TV guide, has raised a $13 million Series A round led by U.S.

Amazon Video Bandwidth Usage Increases - Sandvine — Netflix is still king of the video streamers, followed by YouTube. But Amazon, which has lagged far behind for many years, is beginning to make a move. That's the takeaway from a new report from Sandvine, the broadband networking company that provides periodic updates on Web data usage.

Rubicon Project Announces Apple Automated Ads Deal, Deletes Release — Apple appears ready to open its app advertising inventory to automated buyers. Yesterday ad tech company Rubicon Project published, then deleted, a press release announcing a tie-up with Apple's iAd program. Rubicon's announcement, spotted by Business Insider, said Apple was going to use the company "to help power iAd's adoption of automated advertising for Apple iAd's 250,000+ mobile developers."

“Good Web Bundle” for MlkShk, ThinkUp, MetaFilter, Toast, NewsBlur — If you have an extra eight dollars a month you can spend it on a couple lattes, or a Netflix subscription. But why not give it to some well-meaning Web sites that could use the cash?

National Geographic magazine succeeds at Twitter, Facebook, Instagram — Time Inc. CEO Joe Ripp, who is trying to overhaul the magazine publisher into a digital powerhouse, says he's using National Geographic as a guide. This may confuse people who have a vague memory of print magazines with yellow borders, but a new report from a magazine trade group will help you get up to speed.
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Nov 22, 2014

RT @hunterwalk: When reading my tweets, please be aware that one or more of the following disclaimers apply…

Nov 22, 2014

But cabbie says new NYC Nissan space taxis are not good: customers who are old, fat don't like them. Sez @MikeBloomberg was bribed.

Nov 22, 2014

Got a ride in new Nissan space taxi that will be NYC standard. Moon roof! Pretty great.…

Nov 22, 2014

@fmanjoo @DelRey @nichcarlson @AustinCarr @BuzzFeedBen but since we're stirring up shit: Who do you think wrote that story? Nicole Campbell?

Nov 22, 2014

@fmanjoo @DelRey @nichcarlson @AustinCarr @BuzzFeedBen the disclosure is fine. anyone who read the story read the disclosure.

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