Here is a quick roundup of the stories occupying the most digital media mindshare today: Best Buy CEO Brian Dunn resigned; Amazon Appstore now offers in-app purchasing; Pando pushes out Arrington and Siegler; Mobile carriers creating central database of stolen cellphones.


Best Buy CEO Brian Dunn resigned

Best Buy press release – Best Buy Announces Leadership Transition

Wall Street Journal – Best Buy CEO Resigns

Associated Press – Best Buy CEO Resigns As Chain Struggles

Bloomberg – Best Buy’s Dunn Resigns as CEO; Mikan to Serve in Interim


Amazon Appstore now offers in-app purchasing

Amazon – press release

The Verge – Amazon adds Android-wide in-app purchases to Appstore

ReadWriteWeb – With In-App Purchases, has Amazon Improved its Relationship With Mobile Developers?

AllThingsD – Amazon Matches Apple’s Revenue Split for In-App Payments


PandoMedia removed founder Michael Arrington as a director and will no longer work with him nor fellow TechCrunch alumni MG Siegler

Pando Daily – Investor Update

Michael Arrington’s Uncrunched – About Pando

Business Insider – PandoDaily Splits With TechCrunch Founder Mike Arrington


Mobile carriers creating central database of stolen cellphones

Wall Street Journal – Carriers Band to Fight Cellphone Theft

Engadget – US carriers agree to build stolen phone database, blacklist hot handsets

Security News Daily – FCC, carriers to create database of stolen cellphones

Bloomberg – Carriers to Turn Off Stolen Smartphones to Fight Thefts

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