10 Things You Need To Know This Morning

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Good morning! Here’s the news:

  • Starbucks just invested $25 million in Square. Howard Schultz, the CEO of Starbucks, will join the board. 
  • Even after the crash, Facebook is still trading at more than twice the price of the average hot tech stock.
  • Marissa Mayer just announced that Yahoo employees in New York will get free food too. She made the same offer to employees at Yahoo’s Sunnyvale headquarters last month.
  • Oracle and Google have been ordered to disclose the names of journalists and bloggers they’ve paid to comment on their ongoing copyright case.
  • Samsung is investigating claims that there are underage workers employed at one of its supplier’s factories in China.
  • Apple is temporarily suspending over-the-phone AppleID password changes following the news that a Wired reporter got hacked hard. In the meantime, Apple is trying to figure out how to respond to the security concerns.
  • Forget what Acer’s CEO says, here’s why Microsoft had to build the Surface tablet.
  • In fact, Microsoft is already working on the second generation Surface tablet.
  • Meet Ted Roden, the unlikely founder of Fancy Hands. His army of assistants take care of your grunt work.
  • In case you missed it: Here are our picks for the 20 most disruptive apps of all time.

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