10 Things You Need To Know This Morning

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Good morning! Here are the 10 things you need to know this morning:

  • Betaworks, the New York media/investment company gets lots of love from the New York Times, though we’re not sure CEO John Borthwick is happy being called an incubator.
  • Google wants to put live sports on YouTube, according to the NYT.
  • Apple sold 300,000 iPad 3Gs in its launch weekend, with most stores sold out.
  • The Times wonders (yet again) whether social networks are turning our kids into antisocial freaks.
  • BumpTop, a 3D desktop company, got acquired by Google.
  • Wolfram Alpha, the cool computational knowledge engine (aka search engine) is one year old, happy, profitable and going strong.
  • The Free Software Foundation isn’t happy with Steve Jobs’s “Thoughts on Flash.”
  • Small but inconsequential security scare at Square, Jack Dorsey’s credit card payments company, ahead of this week’s launch.
  • In the Huffington Post, Craigslist founder Craig Newmark wonders whether the Googleplex will become a person (seriously).
  • Michael Arrington is moving to Seattle.

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