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8:05 AM ET, March 10, 2015

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Om Malik:
Om Malik confirms Gigaom, the pioneering tech news site he founded, is shutting down  —  A statement about Gigaom  —  Gigaom is winding down and its assets are now controlled by the company's lenders.  It is not how you want the story of a company you founded to end.
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Gigaom:
Gigaom, unable to pay creditors in full, ceases all operations, does not currently intend to file for bankruptcy  —  About Gigaom  —  Gigaom recently became unable to pay its creditors in full at this time.  As a result, the company is working with its creditors that have rights to all of the company's assets as their collateral.
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Joshua Benton / Nieman Lab:
Not much new detail for news organizations in the final unveiling of the Apple Watch  —  Apple just concluded its final unveiling of the Apple Watch — along with some other interesting business — Monday afternoon.  The Verge has as good a roundup as any of all the announcements, and video will be posted shortly.
Wikimedia blog:
Wikimedia v. NSA: Wikimedia Foundation files suit against NSA to challenge upstream mass surveillance  —  Justice presides with her scale and sword at Frankfurt am Main.  —  Photo by Roland Meinecke, licensed under a Free Art license.  —  Today, the Wikimedia Foundation is filing suit …
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Vindu Goel / New York Times:
Nielsen brain study shows close correlation between the volume of tweets about a TV show and neurological engagement during viewing  —  Study of TV Viewers Backs Twitter's Claims to Be Barometer of Public Mood  —  Twitter might not be a window into the soul, but it does provide a clear view …
Discussion: Adweek and Marketing Land
Todd Cunningham / The Wrap:
China's weekend box office eclipses the US but strategic partnerships and increased opportunities for crew and talent could revitalize US film industry  —  China's Weekend Box Office Eclipses the U.S. - And That's Not a Bad Thing  —  The box office grosses of China's leading movies were bigger …
Discussion: Variety
Susannah Nesmith / Columbia Journalism Review:
With more police wearing cameras, fight over privacy vs. public records law begins in Florida; who gets access and at what cost  —  With more police wearing cameras, the fight over footage has begun in Florida  —  MIAMI — As more police departments equip their officers with body-worn cameras …
Joe Pompeo / Capital New York:
News Corp CEO Robert Thomson sees opportunity for Realtor.com, also expects revenue growth in book publishing  —  News Corp C.E.O. on exploiting ‘mayhem’ at Trulia, online news ‘kleptocracies’  —  As News Corp. expands its presence in the real estate arena, the company plans to exploit the recent combination of Zillow and Trulia.
Tom Kludt / CNNMoney:
Coming soon to The Huffington Post: documentaries and scripted shows  —  Expect to see more videos when you visit The Huffington Post.  A lot more.  —  The popular news web site, which already has a live streaming channel called HuffPost Live, now says it also wants to make documentaries …
 
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Carolyn Giardina / Hollywood Reporter:
Director Christopher Nolan calls on Hollywood to preserve film as a medium, says that we'll need film prints and projectors forever
Telegraph:
Rona Fairhead told to resign as BBC Trust chairman over HSBC controversy
Discussion: Guardian and Daily Mail
Chad Livengood / Detroit News:
Michigan attorney general withdraws subpoenas for Huffington Post reporter's notes from inmate interviews
John Hopewell / Variety:
Netflix Negotiates 2015 Spain Launch
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William Turvill / Press Gazette:
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Discussion: Reuters, @wturvill and @notscientific