The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Nathan Gibbs

1. Yahoo announces PayPal president Scott Thompson as its new CEO (TechCrunch)

2. Wikipedia raises $20 million in its annual donation drive, from 1 million donors  (Wikimedia Foundation)

3. No warrant needed for GPS monitoring, judge rules (Wired)

4. Why Twitter’s “verified account” failure matters (GigaOM)

5. It is now illegal to visit a foreign website in Belarus (The Next Web)

6. Slate partners with YouTube to bring its Explainer to video (Nieman Journalism Lab)

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