10 Things You Need To Know This Morning

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  • New BlackBerry sales are off to a good start in the UK.
  • Even if you adjust for a short 2011Q4, Apple’s Mac and iPod sales in 2012Q4 were pretty bad. iPhone sales look more impressive, however.
  • A Samsung Note reportedly exploded in a man’s pocket, giving him second-degree burns.
  • This adopted woman found her birth mother using Facebook.
  • HTC posted disappointing results, and says it will shift its focus to emerging markets and China.
  • HP’s first Chromebook has arrived. It costs $330, has a large screen and small battery.
  • Unreliable evidence indicates that Samsung is getting to be a bigger brand than Android.
  • Software analyses today’s news to predict tomorrow’s.
  • Here’s how Oreo managed to tweet a joke about the lights going out during last night’s Super Bowl.
  • Marketers mentioned Twitter in 50% of the commercials during the Super Bowl last night. Facebook only got 8%.

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