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In the News

Amazon “gives away” Lady Gaga‘s new album for 99 cents.

AOL shuts down India portal.

Apple rumored to be planning a store in NYC’s Grand Central and a curved glass iPhone.

Barnes & Noble‘s Nook “crushes” Amazon‘s Kindle in the glossy magazine department.

Cisco accused of aiding Chinese crackdown on dissidents.

Disney‘s Pirates of the Caribbean 4 scores fourth biggest global weekend opening.

Ellen DeGeneres boycotts Twitpic in wake of Twitter app’s photo agency deal. 

Ford plans in-car driver health monitoring with Medtronic.

Foursquare and Groupon reportedly in partnership talks.[more]

Foxconn once again in the news for worker deaths.

Google ditches newspaper archive plan.

HMV sells Waterstone’s to Russian billionaire.

Honda Odyssey tops USA Today minivan test.

HP unveils Twynergy Twitter-monitoring app.

IBM now worth more than Microsoft as Watson prepares to don medical scrubs.

Jimmy Choo, now owned by Bally-owner Labelux, will retain founder Tamara Mellon.

Kiehl’s taps Julianne Moore, Pharrell and the Scissor Sisters for pro-social campaign.

Notorious BIG family look to create a Biggie brand.

Oprah Winfrey faces final week on daytime TV.

Playboy brings archives to the iPad.

President Obama‘s souped up Cadillac is ready for UK visit, including visit to Ireland.

Princess Beatrice‘s Royal Wedding hat sells for more than $31,000 on eBay.

Tesco acquires social marketing firm BzzAgent.

Twitter opens UK office and loses CTO.

Weather Channel praised as one of the first TV crews on the scene after tornado slammed Joplin, MO, yesterday.

Xbox integrates PayPal.