10 Things You Need To Know This Morning

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Good morning! Here’s the news:

  • AOL has hired financial advisors to explore its options, including the possibility of acquiring/merging with Yahoo.
  • Boxee is out looking to raise $10-$15 million in additional funding.
  • Groupon is looking to raise money at a $2-$3 billion valuation.
  • Hanvon is bringing the first colour e-Ink reader to the market to in China. It will cost $440.
  • Microsoft’s Windows Phone 7 phones are now on sale in the U.S.
  • Google CEO Eric Schmidt may have to go before Congress to discuss Google’s data policies.
  • Google’s “arrogant, yet naive attitude” is keeping network content blocked on Google TV.
  • HTC is staffing up for its own iTunes-like book and application store.
  • AOL has hired 600 journalists for its Patch sites.
  • Novatell wireless is acquiring Enfora, another wireless company, for $70 million.

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