E442: Why Twitter, AT&T and GoPro all want to be media companies and Bing Launch of the Week



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Twitter considered buying Soundcloud. AT&T made a bid to buy DirecTV. GoPro is going public and wants to move away from hardware toward content creation. Why does everyone want to be a media company? And what does YouTube want with Twitch.TV after pouring money into video-game heavy multichannel network Machinima? Ben Parr of Dominate Fund and Dawn Chmielewski of Recode join us for this very lively roundtable.

Plus, Matt Cutts search moves and in the Bing Launch of the Week: the internet of things comes to children’s iPad games, golf clubs and even toothbrushes!

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