10 Things You Need To Know This Morning

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Good morning! Here’s the news:

  • Amazon’s missed on its earnings and its share price fell.
  • Nokia announced its two highly anticipated Windows Phones at Nokia World in London.
  • There’s still lots of demand for the new Kindle Fire tablet, however — it’s having to make “millions more” in order to keep up with demand.
  • Live streaming site Ustream has raised $10 million and will expand into South Korea.
  • An IBM employee for 30 years, Virginia Rometty has just been named its new CEO.
  • rumours are spreading that Sergey Brin is getting started in architecture.
  • The newest celebrity angel investor is here — Leonardo DiCaprio.
  • iPod creator Tony Fadell has unveiled his newest project — a thermostat.
  • It’s come out that Steve Ballmer staged an emotional event with Bill Gates on an employee retreat in order to keep employees happy.
  • Peter Thiel explains that if Facebook had an outside CEO in 2006, then Yahoo would own it now.
  • Biz Stone appeared in a weirdly awesome campaign video for San Francisco mayor Ed Lee.

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