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Viggle Acquisition Not Happening, Says GetGlue (Lost Remote)
Back in November, Viggle announced it was acquiring GetGlue for $25 million in cash and 48.3 million shares of stock, forming a social TV powerhouse. But on Sunday night, a GetGlue blog post revealed the deal was off.

To Some, Aaron Swartz's Death Represents a Struggle between Hackers and Authority (Poynter)
Aaron Swartz "has come to symbolize a different debate over how aggressively governments should pursue criminal cases against people... who believe in 'freeing' information," Noam Cohen writes in The New York Times.

BBC News Begins Broadcasting from New HQ (TVNewser)
Ten years in the making at a cost of of £1.04 billion pounds ($1.67 billion), BBC News launched from its new home at the revamped Broadcasting House in central London.

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