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Magazine publishers are already claiming Apple’s Newsstand service, which was launched with iOS5 last week, is boosting sales and orders, PaidContent says. Exact Editions reports that downloads of its sample editions have jumped by 14 times in the past few days, while Future Publishing says that it has ‘sold more digital editions in the past four days through Apple’s Newsstand than in a normal month’. Read more

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Techcrunch reports on complaints that Google+ is deleting profiles from the social network because users have been using handles or nicknames. Techcrunch raises fears that users who wish to have pseudonyms – such as whistleblowers and dissidents – would avoid the rapidly expanding social network. Read more