Back-To-Work Bank Holiday Round-Up

It started with a Royal Wedding and ended with a terrorist’s assassination – the UK’s long-awaited double-Bank Holiday, four-day weekend is over. Here are some of the most interesting stories and links you may have missed during the down time…

» Twitter will announce purchase of TweetDeck in ‘next few days’

» A new paywall doesn’t come for free

» How Twitter is bringing footballers back to the fans | Barney Ronay

» UK cinemas will fight studios’ plans to speed VOD delivery

» Pay TV player BSkyB is winning the war to dominate digital

» Freemium revisited: paying for content-based applications | Monday Note

» Twitter first with news of Osama bin Laden’s death via ex-Bush staffer

» Shazam’s free app has reintroduced unlimited free tagging thanks to an eBay sponsorship

» IP Review reportedly recommends UK govt. sides with content industries against a “fair use” copyright provision

» Haymarket May Buy Stake in India’s BBC Magazines, Sky Reports

» Can Online News Revenue Ever Equal Newspaper Revenue?

» Digital Shoreditch includes several interesting events this week

» The Telegraph used mobile app Color to collect readers’ Royal Wedding photosmore here)

» How two Abbottabad locals tweeted Bin Laden’s killing

» Bin Laden’s Death Sparks Record 12.4 Million Tweets Per Hour

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» How The Wedding Was Watched: Social Media Does A Royal Flyover
» A Right Royal Opportunity: The Big Wedding In Digital Media

» ABCe: Mail Online Returns To Double-Digit Growth

» Nokia CEO Elop: Tablets Are A Hard Pill To Swallow