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November 25, 2014, 1:10 PM

Top News

Jason Del Rey / Re/code:
Twitter Introduces Offers: Discounts You Claim in Tweets and Redeem in Stores  —  First, Twitter dipped its toes into e-commerce.  Now it wants a piece of bricks-and-mortar retail, too.  —  The social network today is introducing Twitter Offers, discounts that users can claim right …
Gregg Kilday / Hollywood Reporter:
Universal Picks Up Steve Jobs Movie  —  Danny Boyle is set to direct the feature, written by Aaron Sorkin  —  Less than a week after Sony Pictures put the high-profile Steve Jobs movie into turnaround, Universal Pictures has stepped up and adopted the project.
Mike Sall / Medium:
Medium open-sources Charted, a free data visualization tool  —  Introducing Charted  —  A new way to share data  —  A year ago, the Product Science team at Medium created the first version of Charted, an internal tool to help us easily share charts.  It has since become indispensable …
More: The Next Web and Gigaom
Charlie / GreatFire.org:
BBC and GreatFire.org partner to deliver uncensored information into China  —  We are delighted to announce that GreatFire.org is now delivering uncensored, Chinese-language information from the BBC to Chinese netizens behind the great firewall.  —  The BBC's Chinese language news website was blocked in China shortly after its launch.
More: BetaNews and GigaomTweets: @greatfirechina
Stuart Dredge / Guardian:
Spotify revenues grew sharply in 2013, but operating losses also rose  —  Streaming music service's turnover up 74% to €746.9m, with 91% coming from its paying subscribers rather than ads  —  Spotify's revenues grew sharply in 2013, but so did the streaming music company's operating losses …
More: Re/codeThanks:@stuartdredge

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