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Would you pay money for YouTube content? It’s testing crowdfunding for channels. Meanwhile, indie music labels urge European antitrust regulators to intervene in their paid streaming service battle with YouTube. And elsewhere, Yahoo reportedly put in a $250 million bid for Fullscreen, a YouTube content provider.

Facebook is on the losing end so far of a battle with the Manhattan D.A. over that office’s requests for information of hundreds of Facebook users.

500 Startups is using the Jobs Act to raise $100 million fund from the public.

Foursquare has all that data, so it will begin charging fees to businesses.

Mobile apps now account for half of all digital traffic, according to comScore.

ICYMI: Germany ends Verizon contract over NSA-spying worries.

Amazon is accused of bullying U.K. publishers. And speaking of bullying, a new review of Brad Stone’s book “The Everything Store” raises the question of antitrust and more.

 

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Levi Sumagaysay is editor of the combined SiliconBeat and Good Morning Silicon Valley. She also helps take care of SiliconValley.com, the Mercury News tech website. Email: lsumagaysay (at) bayareanewsgroup (dot-com).