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Around the Web 8.7.08: Sprint loses customers, T-Mobile gains some, Dancing Matt jigs at Yahoo

August 7, 2008 | 10:18 am
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-- Sprint Nextel loses money as subscribers defect to AT&T and Apple. But don’t worry, it meant to lose subscribers. How’s that for a business strategy? NYT

-- Meanwhile, T-Mobile gains customers in the U.S. From Sprint perhaps? Silicon Alley Insider

-- Warner Music Group lost only $9 million in the second quarter. It’s doing great! Paid Content

-- It might finally become legal to mount a GPS device on your windshield in California. Just make sure you put it in a 7-inch square. Up to Speed

-- Yahoo’s got the blues. Er, actually, its music series showcased the blues in a live concert by blues great Buddy Guy. LAT

-- Speaking of music at Yahoo: If you like those Where the Hell is Matt videos, you’ll love him dancing all over the tech company's offices.  BoomTown

-- Microhoo is back. In the news, at least. Online marketers have a big beef with the way things turned out. CNET

-- Google sells Performics, its search marketing unit, to Publicis. Bits

-- Who wouldn’t want a crystal ball for start-ups that could tell how much a company will be worth in three years?  TechCrunch

-- Make sure you can record synchronized swimming and the marathon when the Olympics begin tomorrow, with a DVR expander. USA Today

-- Alana Semuels

Semuels, a Times staff writer, covers marketing and the L.A. tech scene.

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