10 Things You Need To Know This Morning


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Good morning! Here’s the news:

  • Apple investors are demanding that Apple establishes a succession plan for CEO.
  • Verizon sold out of pre-order iPhones in less than one day.
  • Congress wants to see Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to talk about privacy.
  • Silicon Valley angel investor Ron Conway has put money into 228 companies since 2005. Click here to see the full portfolio >
  • There’s a texting startup called TigerText that deletes text messages after a specified period time so they’re not stuck on your phone. Good if you want to cheat on your wife, maybe?
  • Google got 75,000 job applications for 6,000 openings last week.
  • BusinessWeek has a big profile of early Facebook investor Peter Thiel.
  • Verizon has a new iPhone commercial featuring the “can you hear me now?” guy.
  • The Motorola Xoom tablet is said to be arriving in Best Buy on February 24.
  • Everyone thinks Hulu’s CEO is going to be fired, and a News Corp exec has even said he’s as good as gone.
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