10 Things You Need To Know This Morning

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Good morning, here’s the news:

  • Google’s first attempt at TV software has been panned, and now its telling its partners to delay plans for televisions running Google TV because it needs time to tweak its software.
  • eBay bought brands4friends, Germany’s largest private sales site for $200 million.
  • Online advertising has pulled ahead of newspaper advertising for the first time, says eMarketer.
  • Nokia is rumoured to be looking at making phones that run Windows Phone 7 software.
  • Most of California is totally screwed, but Silicon Valley has been doing very well in this down turn.
  • Targeted TV ads are set to roll out from DirectTV.
  • Best Buy is throwing in a free mifi with any iPad purchase plus 2 year contract with a carrier.
  • Quora has a good thread with former Yahoo engineers participating on why Yahoo has struggled.
  • Facebook’s next big business will be e-commerce.
  • Mark Zuckerberg is travelling in China, meeting with some tech companies there.

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