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January 8, 2015, 7:00 PM

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Brian Womack / Bloomberg:
In the last year Google's share of US search traffic fell 4.1% to 75.2% in biggest drop since 2009; Yahoo's share grew 4% to 10.4%  —  Google Loses Most U.S. Search Share Since 2009 While Yahoo Gains  —  Google Inc. (GOOG)'s dominance of the U.S. Internet search market slipped last month …
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The Cluetrain Manifesto:
Two “Cluetrain Manifesto” authors present 121 “New Clues” to take on threats to the Internet of 2015  —  New Clues  —  Hear, O Internet.  It has been sixteen years since our previous communication.  In that time the People of the Internet — you and me and all our friends …
Kazunori Takada / Reuters:
Sony to delay sale of PlayStation 4 in China  —  (Reuters) - Sony Corp will delay sales of the PlayStation 4 gaming console in China, originally scheduled for Jan. 11, due to “various factors”, according to a statement on Thursday.  —  Sony Computer Entertainment said in the statement that a new sale date had not yet been determined.
Alex Dobie / Android Central:
LG shows off a functional Open webOS-based smartwatch with Audi car integration at CES  —  Exclusive: The hottest smartwatch of CES isn't running Android Wear — it's Open webOS  —  We bring you the inside look at the most mysterious timepiece of CES 2015
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
Uber's Latest Experiment Is Uber Cargo, A Logistics Service In Hong Kong  —  Uber is often talked about for its potential to develop into a global logistics service, and customers in Hong Kong are getting a glimpse at what that might look like after a new service called Uber Cargo launched in the city-state.
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Sling TV, Withings Activité Pop, Dell XPS 13, and more among this year's top CES announcements  —  Things We Like for 2015: A Realist's Guide to CES  —  We took a team of experienced editors and writers to the biggest electronics show of the year: CES 2015.
Tim Higgins / Bloomberg:
Apple: App Store sales grew 50% and generated $10B+ for developers in 2014, responsible for creating 1M+ US jobs  —  Apple Touts U.S. Job Creation, Says App Store Sales Rose 50%  —  Apple Inc. (AAPL), which has faced criticism for manufacturing its computing devices overseas instead of in the U.S. …
Michael J. de la Merced / New York Times:
Activist hedge fund Starboard again suggests Yahoo merge with AOL, warns against big acquisitions  —  Activist Hedge Fund Again Warns Yahoo Against Making a Big Acquisition  —  With speculation picking up among investors about Yahoo going on a shopping spree, an activist hedge fund …
James Vincent / The Verge:
HTC's action camera can now stream live footage to YouTube  —  HTC is making its periscope-shaped Re camera a whole lot more functional with a software update that lets users live stream footage via YouTube.  The camera's Android app will receive the update on January 9th …
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Super cookies allow sites to track users using most popular browsers even in privacy mode  —  Browsing in privacy mode?  Super Cookies can track you anyway  —  For years, Chrome, Firefox, and virtually all other browsers have offered a setting that doesn't save or refer to website cookies, browsing history, or temporary files.
Todd Bishop / GeekWire:
Holiday sales of Nook hardware and accessories dropped 67.9% year-over-year  —  Nook sales hit new low as Barnes & Noble reports holiday results  —  This is what an Amazon victory looks like.  Barnes & Noble this morning reported its 2014 holiday sales numbers, including a decline …

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