- The French government banned free eBooks in France, starting today. So Amazon started charging for books formerly given away free. The price? One penny. Read more at wsj.com.
- Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella sent a three-thousand word manifesto to Microsoft employees about his vision for the company. He proclaimed Microsoft as the ""productivity and platform company for the mobile-first and cloud-first world."" He also said Microsoft will re-invent productivity. Read more at microsoft.com.
- Tablet Shipments Decline For the First Time, NPD Says Read more at wsj.com.
- When the US Supreme Court ruled against Aereo last month, some said the company was done for. But yesterday, the CEO sent a letter to a U.S. district court in New York saying that because the Supreme Court smacked down Aereo by calling it a cable company, the company is entitled therefore to be licensed as a cable company. Read more at blog.aereo.com.
- Microsoft Taking Steps to Comply With the Right to be Forgotten Read more at nytimes.com.
- Documents leaked to TechCrunch from inside Yelp accuse Google of favoring Google+ content over Yelp content in search results. Read more at searchengineland.com.
- Chinese hackers target US federal employees Read more at cnet.com.
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