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Links on Twitter: Regional sports networks prep for ESPN’s encroachment, speed is most important for mobile sites, full issues of LIFE on Google Books

Pie chart: what an education company (Pearson) that owns a newspaper (Financial Times) looks like http://tr.im/zwfR »

How regional sports networks are preparing for ESPN’s encroachment: better websites, livestreaming games http://tr.im/zvDx »

When browsing the web on their phones, users care most about how fast a mobile site loads http://tr.im/zv1D »

For history nerds, an eternal flea market: Every issue of LIFE from 1936 to 1972 now on Google Books http://tr.im/zxAs »

 
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