10 Things You Need To Know This Morning

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We’re halfway through November. Here’s news:

  • Slow public wi-fi may soon be a thing of the past, thanks to new research that boosts speeds 700%.
  • Turns out it’s very easy to knock out an entire city’s 4G access.
  • Google makes big improvements to Gmail. For example, you can now search by file size.
  • Samsung is on an incredible roll, and it now makes more income from its operations than even Google.
  • One of Yahoo’s very most important products, Fantasy Football, broke on Sunday. Here is Marissa Mayer’s explanation.
  • Early data shows that the Microsoft Surface is the most popular Windows 8/RT device.
  • HP’s Todd Bradley maintains that the Surface won’t be a threat to his business, however.
  • Andreessen Horowitz got rid of some of its shares in Facebook, but only the portion it got through the Instagram sale.
  • Facebook stock rose 13% yesterday.
  • Pinterest took another step toward making money, creating Pinterest Business Accounts.

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