10 Things You Need To Know This Morning

Aimee Groth / Business InsiderSteve Jobs couldn’t save Ron Johnson’s job at AppleGood morning, gentle-people!

If news is what you want, you are in luck.

  • Google kicked 60,000 apps out of the Play Store in the past couple weeks as it strives to improve the quality of its selection.
  • Accel Partners VC Max Niederhofer quit to join Sunstone Capital instead. 
  • It turns out the startup that Yahoo built not only did not invent the technology that powered its app, Summly – it didn’t develop the app, either. The company that did, Sumo, just raised more cash.
  • Wired is 20 years old. Here’s a conversation with its cofounders.
  • Former Apple retail boss Ron Johnson was fired from the top job at JC Penney.
  • Twitter’s six-second video app Vine is now the top free app in Apple’s App Store.
  • Sheryl Sandberg says its OK for managers to go ahead and talk to their female reports about when and if they plan to have kids.
  • rumours that Whatsapp is selling to Google for $1 billion are not true, says a Whatsapp executive. (I’ll take this chance to say rumours that CBS wants to pay me $10 million to cover the Masters are also not true.)
  • ZocDoc has competition in the find-a-doctor-online space: “Practice Fusion is launching a new patient-facing website for booking appointments with doctors across the country.”
  • These sexts cost a Hearst executive his job.

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