10 Things You Need To Know This Morning

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

  • There’s a prototype of a new, 64GB iPhone 4.
  • Looks like Microsoft is going after Pandora.
  • Popular Q&A network Stack Exchange raises $12 million.
  • New iPad magazine Zite wants to kill Flipboard. It becomes smarter about what you want to read the more you read it.
  • Groupon wants to be in every shop’s cash register.
  • Windows Phone isn’t anywhere in the US yet, but it’s doubling sales in Europe.
  • HP’s new CEO Leo Apotheker wants to focus on software. No surprise there: it’s his background, and it’s also where most of the growth is for companies like HP.
  • Cloud computing company VMWare bought WaveMaker. WaveMaker makes it easy for non-programmers to build apps, so this is a new market for them.
  • SaaS company HubSpot raises a huge round from Google and Salesforce among others.
  • BONUS: Meet the most lifelike robot we’ve ever seen.
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