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June 23, 2010, 6 p.m.

Links on Twitter: YouTube wins copyright suit against Viacom, Medvedev visits Twitter, 160,000 Android devices are sold every day

Apple takes in about the same amount as credit card companies per app sold in the iTunes store http://j.mp/b7aFpQ »

Google wins YouTube copyright suit; Viacom promises appeal http://j.mp/djwobZ »

Product, ambition, leverage: How Y Combinator companies raise money http://j.mp/afwddm »

Our mobile future, chapter 259: There are 160,000 Android phones sold every day http://j.mp/brM9F2 »

Info platform/head of state: Medvedev to visit Twitter during his US tour (via @dannysullivan) http://j.mp/aG0yOR »

China’s housing market, dissected: nice visual explainer from @WSJ (via @iitweets) http://j.mp/9dZeL4 »

Apple says it’s sold 3 million iPads so far http://j.mp/d2dMih; analyst estimates 16.5 million sold by 2012 http://j.mp/aCrhif »

Lijit, which offers blogs and other publishers search tools, just gathered $6 million in 4th round funding http://j.mp/cCOSZy »

 
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The Kansas City Defender is a nonprofit news site for young Black audiences across the Midwest
“We do advocate against the racist function of policing, [but] we focus equally on being present in the community, doing poetry nights, basketball park takeovers, and other community-building, life-affirming activities.”
Cable news has a much bigger effect on America’s polarization than social media, study finds
“Compared to online audiences, partisan TV news consumers tend not to stray too far from their narrow sets of preferred news sources.”
Doing a little word puzzle as the world burns
“I started playing word games as a way to stop reading the news first thing in the morning.”