10 Things You Need To Know This Morning

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Happy Hump Day, everyone! Don’t worry, labour Day weekend is almost here.Anyway, here’s the news:

  • Apple may introduce a new type of AirPlay called “AirPlay Direct” along with the iPhone 5.
  • Speaking of the iPhone 5, it’s pretty much been confirmed it won’t have a NFC chip that’ll let you make mobile payments.
  • Well, this is awkward. Marissa Mayer hired a new CMO at Yahoo while the old one was on vacation.
  • Zynga’s Chief Creative Officer Mike Verdu has left the company.
  • T-Mobile will launch ISIS, a mobile payments system, on its phones in September.
  • The FAA is reviewing its wonky policy that bans use of electronics before takeoff.
  • Everyone was talking about a new travel app called Valet yesterday, but no one really knows what it does. Oh, but it’ll cost you $200 to find out.
  • Gizmodo got its hands on Apple’s Genius guide for Apple Store employees. There’s some really great information in there. Did you know Geniuses can’t say a product gets “hot”?
  • Researchers say Pinterest doesn’t generate a lot of sales on e-commerce sites.
  • Time Warner wants to bring Gigabit Internet to New York.

 

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