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  • Aaron's agrees to stop spying on computer renters

    Aaron's agrees to stop spying on computer renters
    Aaron’s Inc., a rent-to-own retailer, has agreed to stop using software to secretly spy on and photograph customers who rented computers. The Federal Trade Commission had accused Aaron's and its franchisees of using software to monitor customers'...
  • Landlords make a play for rapidly expanding tech tenants

     Landlords make a play for rapidly expanding tech tenants
    Los Angeles may not have the biggest collection of technology businesses in the country, but it does have some of the coolest ones and they are expanding quickly. The region's deeply rooted entertainment industry is wielding new technology to create...
  • Netflix, Amazon drive up price for Hollywood content, conferees told

    Netflix, Amazon drive up price for Hollywood content, conferees told
    Neither Netflix nor Amazon were on stage, but the growing clout of these online video distributors was nonetheless felt at a San Francisco conference focused on the future of TV. As the rival services bid against one another for exclusive rights to...
  • China may lift ban on Facebook, Twitter in Shanghai free-trade zone

    China may lift ban on Facebook, Twitter in Shanghai free-trade zone
    SAN FRANCISCO -- In what could be the toehold that Facebook has been looking for, the giant social network and other websites banned in China may be accessible in a free-trade zone that is being set up in Shanghai, according to a report in the South China...
  • Mobile-ad budgets rise 142% since 2011, study says

    Mobile-ad budgets rise 142% since 2011, study says
    Mobile-advertising budgets have surged 142% since 2011, according to a new study, as brand marketers seek to capitalize on consumers' love affair with smartphones and tablets. The Interactive Advertising Bureau study polled 300 top marketing executives,...
  • Rdio expands its Internet radio stations to take on Pandora

    Rdio expands its Internet radio stations to take on Pandora
    Rdio Inc., a San Francisco-based streaming music company, has revamped its Internet radio service with new types of stations and additional features in an apparent attempt to take on giant Pandora Media Inc.  The update to Rdio, which is available on...
  • Facebook's status among investors and analysts changes: It's a darling

    Facebook's status among investors and analysts changes: It's a darling
    SAN FRANCISCO — Facebook Inc. has just one question for Wall Street: How do you like me now? Shares of the social network, which had fallen from favor after its disastrous public debut last year, hit new highs Tuesday, even as U.S. stocks ended...
  • NBCUniversal taste maker Lauren Zalaznick to leave

    NBCUniversal taste maker Lauren Zalaznick to leave
    Lauren Zalaznick -- one of NBCUniversal's most high-profile programming executives who put the cable channel Bravo on the cultural map a decade ago -- is leaving the media company. The move comes as NBCUniversal Chief Executive Steve Burke continues...
  • SoundExchange pays out record $149 million in second quarter

    SoundExchange pays out record $149 million in second quarter
    Performance rights organization SoundExchange distributed $149 million to music artists and record labels in the second quarter of 2013, a 55% increase from the same period a year ago.  SoundExchange, which collects royalties from services including...
  • Yelp launches food delivery and pickup service

    Yelp launches food delivery and pickup service
    Review site Yelp Inc. is allowing users to order food online for delivery and pickup, partnering with businesses such as Eat24 and Delivery.com. The offering, called Yelp Platform, can be accessed on desktop computers and mobile gadgets, the San...
  • University Internet TV service Tivli raises $6 million to expand

    University Internet TV service Tivli raises $6 million to expand
    Tivli, a Boston start-up that provides an Internet TV service for university students, has closed a $6.3 million round of funding to fuel its expansion to more campuses. Venture capital firm New Enterprise Associates led the Series A financing round,...