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This story was written by Alex Ferreyra.

»  Bing’s numbers continue to rise, according to comScore (NSDQ: SCOR). The search engine has notched a notable gain for the second straight month, capturing another half percent of the search audience. [NY Times]

»  A look at the success of Thrillist, the lifestyle newsletter that is now in 12 cities. [Forbes]

»  Steven Spielberg has received more funding for Dreamworks—beyond what he got from Anil Dhirubhai Ambani—and is ready to go ahead with his slate of six movies. [LA Times]

»  Five revenue ideas popularized by the iPhone that newspapers should pursue. [Min Online]

»  A judge in New York sided with a model who sued to find out the identity of a blogger who called her a “skank;”  the judge said it a thin line between free speech and libel and the writer crossed it. [MediaPost]

By Alex Ferreyra

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