10 Things You Need To Know This Morning


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Happy April’s Fools! We think most of this is legit:

  • Twitter kills the #DickBar.
  • Since Apple won’t release iPad 2 sales numbers, eBay does.
  • Google locks down Android…
  • …and is working on facial recognition for its phones.
  • Amazon is working on a mobile payments service.
  • Bessemer Venture Partners raises a new $1.6 billion fund.
  • Time Warner Cable caves to network pressure, takes channels out of its iPad app.
  • Microsoft is trying to get the EU to punish Google.
  • Nokia releases the source code to Symbian, its old smartphone operating system.
  • BONUS: Google’s April Fools pranks throughout the years.
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