10 Things You Need To Know This Morning

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Good morning! Here’s today’s news:

  • Facebook unveiled a new groups feature which lets people split up all their friends on Facebook.
  • Apple is working on making a Verizon-compatible iPhone which will be ready for early 2011.
  • Verizon is launching its 4G LTE wireless network in 38 cities by the end of the year.
  • The W3C, the group sort-of in charge of the web standards, says HTML5 is still 2-3 years away from being ready.
  • iPad supply chain checks suggest Apple will manufacture 45 million iPads next year.
  • Zuckerberg speaks about “The Social Network” — he says if 5 million people see it, it doesn’t matter considering Facebook has 500 million users.
  • Prices are leaking for the Sony Google TVs, and it looks like they are $300 more than normal TVs.
  • Twitter says it has 1 billion search queries daily now. It’s also changing its search architecture.
  • Yahoo is redesigning its search results.
  • Motorola is suing Apple over 18 mobile patents.

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