However, the traditional news reader still wants a tactile experience instead of gleaning information off a website. Carr believes that paid print prescriptions for tablet-based gadgets could grow as technology improves and prices dip.

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Julius Genachowski will allow the merger of Comcast Corp. with NBC-Universal if they can promise not to push out competition, increase customer rates and undermine the public’s interest, reports Michael Hiltzik for The Los Angeles Times.

The companies that stay flexible in the digital revolution will be those best poised to succeed; those that don’t embrace new technology could be left in the dust.

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Max Chen contributed to this article.