The morning lowdown 5-16-12

Some of the stories people are talking about this morning…

  • ESPN: No talks yet about Apple TV authentication (paidContent)
  • GM says Facebook ads don’t pay off (WSJ)
  • Judge comes down hard on publishers, Apple in e-book case (paidContent)
  • Now Flipboard does audio, too (Techland)
  • How Yahoo killed Flickr and lost the Internet (Gizmodo)
  • Aaron Sorkin signs on as screenwriter for Steve Jobs biography (NYT/Media Decoder)
  • Fab steps up social, dumps Google+ for Pinterest (GigaOM)
  • Storify working with Middle Eastern initiative Taghreedat to translate site into Arabic (The Next Web)