Intel buying up RealNetworks patents; Amazon misses earnings marks for quarter

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> Intel is buying patents from RealNetworks, as well as next generation video codec software, for $120 million. Article

> New rumors say AT&T is eyeing Dish Network as a takeover target, this time fueled by the telco's about face on whether the FCC should waive restrictions on the sale or transfer of the satellite TV provider's spectrum. Article

> Amazon.com, the world's largest Internet retailer, missed analysts' fourth-quarter revenue estimates and reported a 57 percent decline in profit, dragged down by shipping costs and the money-losing Kindle Fire. Article

> SeaChange International cut an unspecified number of jobs in its fiscal fourth quarter ended Jan. 31, which along with other cost-saving measures will save more than $5 million per year, the company announced Tuesday. Article

> Video creators that want to stream live events using a NewTek TriCaster now have a time-saving one-click option: Livestream has announced a plugin that delivers H.264/AAC encoding and one-click HD 720p multibitrate encoding, including Apple iOS compatibility, without requiring an external encoder. Article

> As part of its Series A round of funding, iStreamPlanet has received an investment from Turner Broadcasting. Article

And finally... McDonald confirmed that it has eliminated the use of ammonium hydroxide--an ingredient in fertilizers, household cleaners and some roll-your-own explosives--in its hamburger meat. Article

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