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Jan. 29, 2010, 5:56 p.m.

Links on Twitter: Geek squad founder says startups should go ‘pure mobile,’ Time Warner to deliver interactive ads, AOL launches citizen journalism project

Journalism startups should “go pure mobile” Geek squad founder says. Worry about a computer application later http://j.mp/8fNV9T »

Young readers wish the Kindle had photos, color and a touchscreen. If only that product existed…http://j.mp/dxcn3E »

Time Warner Cable plans to deliver localized interactive ads to 7 million homes this year http://j.mp/bqBsBX »

AOL’s Seed shepherds a citizen journo project for Spinner: 6 weeks, 2,000 SXSW band profiles, $50 per item http://j.mp/aAPeB4 »

Hoping for an iTunes effect on print media, president of Conde Nast Digital calls iPad a “game-changer” http://j.mp/awvSAc »

Online ad spending expected to rise 8.9% in 2010. Newspaper ads to drop 5%, magazines 3% http://j.mp/bDgYbt »

 
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