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Around the Web 3.27.09: Disney talking with Hulu, tech stocks jump, the Tesla sedan

March 27, 2009 |  9:54 am

Tesla unveiled a prototype of the all-electric Model S sedan

Tesla released a prototype of its much-anticipated Model S electric sedan, due on the market in late 2011. Credit: Ken Hively / Los Angeles Times

-- Technology stocks are back, baby! They led the way Thursday: Google was up 2.7%, Apple rose 3.4% and Best Buy was up 12.6%. Money & Co.

-- Disney is in "serious" talks with Hulu about trading a stake in the venture for ABC content. PaidContent

-- Tesla finally unveiled its Model S all-electric sedan: $57,400 and a 160-mile range. Up to Speed

-- This week, Amazon Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos is working in an Amazon distribution center in Kentucky. Silicon Alley Insider

-- Facebook is looking for $100 million to cover the cost of servers needed to support growth. Business Week

-- "We over-invested in some areas in preparation for the growth trends we were experiencing at the time," says Google as it cuts 200 sales and marketing jobs. PaidContent

-- Microsoft is running ads during the NCAA tournament explaining how much cheaper PCs are than Macs. Digits

-- Limewire, which makes the popular file-sharing client, launched a podcast directory and BitTorrent tracker -- a move from music to video. NewTeeVee

-- Remember how Apple was supposed to stumble without Steve Jobs? Clearly, at the halfway point of his planned medical leave, it's doing fine. Silicon Alley Insider

-- Celebrities, politicians and businesses on Twitter would be cool -- if it were actually them. NYT

-- Teens trading nude pictures of themselves by cellphone are considered kiddie pornographers. With the ACLU on their side, some parents disagree. ArsTechnica

-- Chris Lesinski

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