10 Things You Need To Know This Morning

Marissa Mayer

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Good morning! Here’s what you need to know:

  • Marissa Mayer has made a very important move: She’s recreating all of Yahoo’s email products.
  • Apple is testing designs for its TV.
  • Apple’s first professional fanboy, Guy Kawasaki, has ditched the iPhone and fallen in love with the Android. 
  • Domain registrar Go Daddy has hired former Microsoft and Yahoo products executive, Blake Irving, to be its CEO.
  • One Kings Lane, an e-commerce company that is like a web-only Crate & Barrel, has raised another $50 million. It could be the last funding round the company raises before it IPOs.
  • The Pope has published his first tweet, and it’s a perfect 140 characters. It reads: “Dear friends, I am pleased to get in touch with you through Twitter. Thank you for your generous response. I bless all of you from my heart.”
  • The first retailer to carry the Microsoft Surface RT Tablet is…Staples?
  • It looks like we’re going to have to wait until the spring for Samsung’s Galaxy S IV phone. CNET says it won’t be revealed at the Consumer Electronics Show after all.
  • Here’s a look inside one of the biggest new media companies, BuzzFeed, and how Jonah Peretti created it.
  • And don’t miss any of these most innovative gadgets of 2012.

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