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Where Is Our Netflix for News or ITunes for Ideas?

Aug. 7 (Bloomberg) -- If “Googlezon” is becoming a reality, as predicted in the dystopian Epic2014 video produced 10 years ago, should we users of Google and Amazon at least get some benefits? Shouldn’t we draw direct advantages from the real-life takeover of the Washington Post by Amazon.com Inc.’s chief executive officer?

The sale offers the news industry another chance to fully join the technology revolution that it has long covered and envied. Can we dream of a Netflix for news?