10 Things You Need To Know This Morning

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Good morning. Here’s the news from overnight.

  • It never gets old, looking at just how massive Samsung’s advertising budget really is.
  • “Today, Apple has finally launched a version of its official online store for customers in Russia.”
  • This is a very honest blog post from a “scared” startup entrepreneur. He says his startup has 30 days to live.
  • Whoa! Here’s a super trippy video from Richard Dawkins, famed atheist and creator of the word “meme.” The video is about memes. Probably.
  • The iPhone lost marketshare in Europe during the first quarter. It’s no longer one of the top 5 phones in India, either.
  • SK Telecom unveiled its LTE-Advanced wireless network.  It is “more than 10 times faster than the average home broadband speed in the US.”
  • Setting aside their cash, Google is now a bigger company than Apple.
  • Edward Snowden made people who visited him in Hong Kong last week put their mobile phones inside of his refrigerator because he was afraid of being eavesdropped on.
  • The guy who found an iPhone 4 prototype in a bar and sold it to Gizmodo way back in 2010 did an “Ask Me Anything” on Reddit. He’s sorry he did what he did.
  • The best advice Facebook ad sales boss Carolyn Everson has ever gotten: “When you walk into a room, think of yourself as a thermostat. Dial it up when you have to, and dial it down when you have to.”

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