September 16, 2013, 12:45 PM

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Ben Sisario / New York Times:
Rdio to announce ad-supported free tier in partnership with radio operator Cumulus  —  Online Music Service Rdio in Deal With Cumulus  —  As radio broadcasters go digital and online music services try to stand out in a crowded market, both are finding ways to scratch each other's backs.
Matt Rosoff / CITEworld:
Box Notes takes on Google Docs with a web beta for collaborative, lightweight file editing  —  Box joins the crew of companies trying to disrupt Microsoft Office  —  You knew it had to happen.  —  A year ago, file storage and collaboration service Box hired Sam Schillace …
Roger Cheng / CNET:
Sprint preps ‘One Up,’ its own early upgrade program  —  Sprint One Up allows customers to pay for their devices in monthly installments and upgrade after one year, CNET has learned.  —  Better late than never, Sprint is finally getting into the early upgrade game.
Ernesto / TorrentFreak:
Netflix Uses Pirate Sites to Determine What Shows to Buy  —  Video streaming giant Netflix sees itself as one of the most prominent competitors to the many pirate sites that offer video content without owners' permission.  —  However, these pirate sites also offer Netflix valuable information …

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