The morning lowdown 5-3-12

Some of the stories people are talking about this morning…

  • Pirate Bay sees big traffic boost following UK ruling (TorrentFreak)
  • Pinterest plans local-language launches (paidContent)
  • Obama wins in race for digital attention (VentureBeat)
  • Science research may be freed from journals’ “unhealthy”paywalls (paidContent)
  • More on why Target will stop selling Kindles (NYT)
  • Demand and Google leave farm fight behind with “premium” YouTube channels (paidContent)
  • Hey Google–your G+ desperation is showing (GigaOM)
  • The 26-year-old VC who cashed in on Instagram (Forbes)