10 Things You Need To Know This Morning

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Good morning! Here’s the news:

  • Nokia posted a $1 billion operating loss and revealed that it has sold 4 million Lumia phones, roughly in line with expectations.
  • Nokia is sitting on $6 billion in patents and the CEO says the company is ready to start selling them off.
  • Don’t miss the results from Business Insider’s exclusive survey of how people actually use their iPads. You might be surprised. 
  • Samsung wants to limit the number of times Apple can bring up Steve Jobs in the upcoming patent trial, Bloomberg reports. “It shouldn’t be a popularity contest,” Samsung’s lawyer said.
  • Yahoo’s board has a very audacious goal for its new CEO Marissa Mayer: Make Yahoo more competitive with Google and Facebook.
  • Take a look inside the luxe $300 million life that Mayer leads.
  • Microsoft will launch Windows 8 on October 26.
  • Vyclone, a social video app, just launched with $2.7 million in funding from Ashton Kutcher, Live Nation and Dreamworks.
  • Twitter’s director of communications, Matt Graves, is stepping down. Graves is just the latest in a string of departures from Twitter’s communications department.
  • In case you missed it: Here are 15 gadgets that will make you feel old.

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