10 Things You Need To Know This Morning

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Happy International Women’s Day! (Also Mardi Gras.) Here’s what you need to know:

  • Google is finally officially a media company with its purchase of Next New Networks.
  • Facebook is going into the video rental and commerce business. 
  • Adobe tries to sneak in iOS with a tool that converts Flash into HTML5.
  • Microsoft is paying Nokia $1 billion to go with Windows.
  • Apple shipped over 1 million MacBook Airs last quarter, according to one analyst.
  • Spotify has 1 million paying users, or 15% of active users, which is really impressive.
  • Angry Birds is coming to Facebook.
  • LivingSocial will offer deals in real time.
  • The Yahoo exodus continues.
  • BONUS: Google’s International Women’s Day doodle.
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