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May 26, 2013, 11:20 PM

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Kara Swisher / AllThingsD:
Yahoo's Bid for Hulu in $600M to $800M Range — Even as It Preps Other Big Deals in Mobile and Communications  —  According to numerous sources close to the situation, Yahoo has bid from $600 million to $800 million for the premium video site Hulu.  —  The reason for the wide range is due …
Ryan Lawler / TechCrunch:
What Is Hulu Really Worth?  —  Hulu is on the block again, as its corporate parents (and content partners) are taking bids for the streaming video site.  According to multiple reports, there are now seven bidders for Hulu, including pay TV operators DirecTV and Time Warner Cable …
Nitasha Tiku / Valleywag:
Meet the 28-Year-Old CEO of Bang With Friends  —  The last time I met up with “C”, the CEO of Bang with Friends, it was for a boozy night of bar-hopping that ended up on a Brooklyn rooftop.  He refused to tell me his last name.  That changed last week when the Webutante Ball inadvertently outed Colin Hodge …
More: Digital Trends and BetabeatTweets: @cindygallop
Los Angeles Times:
‘The Internship,’ now starring ... Google  —  Google has a big role in the comedy ‘The Internship,’ starring Owen Wilson and Vince Vaughn.  The tech giant was a demanding cast member at times.  —  Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson on the campus of Google in a scene from the movie, ‘The Internship.’ …
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Lambda Labs Is Launching A Facial Recognition API For Google Glass  —  Lambda Labs, an early-stage startup out of San Francisco, is preparing to release a facial recognition API for developers working on Google Glass apps.  The API will be available to interested developers within a week, company co-founder Stephen Balaban says.
Daniel Geiger / Crain's New York Business:
Facebook looking to relocate in NYC, sources say  —  The social networking giant is negotiating to take 160,000 square feet at 770 Broadway in midtown south at a time when other tech firms are migrating downtown because rents have been rising in the tech-heavy neighborhood.
Jeff John Roberts / GigaOM:
Vine, hip-hop and the future of video sharing: old rap songs and new copyright rules  —  What does video tool Vine have in common with iconic rappers like the Beastie Boys and the Notorious BIG?  More than you think.  Like hip-hop, Vine is way to sample and collect culture …
More: AllThingsD
Mark Suster / Both Sides of the Table:
As Populist as it May Feel, 98% of VCs Aren't Dumb  —  By now you will likely have read Andy Dunn's scathing post about Venture Capitalists in which he decries the industry's masses.  —  I read Andy's post with a knowing smile on my face.  After all, I am no stranger to the publicly expressing …
More: Medium and VacuumTweets: @dunn and @jeff
John Biggs / TechCrunch:
Mr. China Goes To San Francisco  —  A block from the Mariposa on-ramp and in the eye-line of 90,000 cars whizzing by on 280 sits an old warehouse that was home to the San Francisco Bay Guardian, a local alt weekly, and Digg.  Most of the building is gutted, and inside they are working on the …
Juro Osawa / Wall Street Journal:
Lenovo Aims at U.S. Smartphone Market  —  HONG KONG—China's Lenovo Group wants to start selling smartphones in the U.S. within a year, its chief executive said, as the company behind the ThinkPad brand tries to repeat the success of its personal-computer business.

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