10 Things You Need To Know This Morning


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

  • An early look at Amazon’s Android app store has leaked. Characteristically for Amazon, it’s going to include heavily-discounted apps, as well as some exclusives.
  • Steve Jobs sends a heartwarming email of support to Apple’s Japan staff.
  • Twitter and Zynga are thinking about moving out of San Francisco because of a huge tax shakedown. We know where they should move next.
  • Asus might be working on a $200 Chrome netbook.
  • Microsoft has been named more ethical than Google, Apple or Facebook.
  • Internet Explorer 9 gets 2.3 million downloads in its first 24 hours, which is just OK.
  • Top VC invests $49 million in headset maker Jawbone, and we explain why.
  • Google starts a Nonprofit Program with discounts for Apps and ads. Good move.
  • Spam volumes are plummeting. This is because a huge botnet, or network of hacked computers used to send spam, has been taken down.
  • BONUS: HUGE SAIcast yesterday with March Madness, Netflix’s big bet and analysts fighting over Apple.
  • For tech news and analysis throughout the day, check-in at SAI →

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