10 Things You Need To Know This Morning


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Good morning! Here’s the news:

  • Lots of huge web companies are willing to go dark in protest of SOPA.
  • Facebook is cited as evidence in one third of UK divorce filings.
  • Computer programming education startup Codecademy has grabbed more than 100,000 new users in the last 3 days.
  • The first day of trading in 2012 was great for tech stocks.
  • Here’s what Ron Conway thinks 2012 has in store for entrepreneurs.
  • Google got busted for breaking its own rules — now Chrome’s search ranking will be lower.
  • Rupert Murdoch joined Twitter on a whim while he was on his yacht.
  • Samsung will not be updating the Galaxy S phones yet.
  • Cisco has quietly killed its Skype alternative.
  • Uber is refunding customers after charging them an arm and a leg on New Year’s Eve.

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