10 Things You Need To Know This Morning

samsung smart tv

Photo: Samsung

Morning. Lots of news today:

  • Samsung introduced a Web-connected 85-inch TV at CES yesterday.
  • With eBay’s new iPhone app you can sell things right from your phone.
  • VCs raised more money in 2012 than any year since 2008.
  • Polaroid built an Android-powered camera with interchangeable lenses.
  • Nokia says it may build Android phones in the future.
  • Spotify’s European rival, Deezer, is growing paid subscribers at a faster rate.
  • Facebook is testing a new user profile, one with a single-column Timeline.
  • The only iPhone appmaker to go public so far just got acquired for $293 million.
  • This tiny battery could make wearable computers a reality much sooner.
  • Bizarre, but interesting: This app helps you read faster by reading one word at a time.

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