10 Things You Need To Know This Morning

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

  • Google+! Google’s Facebook-killer is kinda-sorta live. Here’s what you need to know →
  • Zynga is reportedly expected to file for an IPO today.
  • Jack Dorsey’s Square raises $100 million at a $1 billion valuation. The round is led by Kleiner Perkins, with Mary Meeker joining the company’s board.
  • Speaking of Jack Dorsey, now that he’s back at the helm at Twitter, co-founders Ev Williams and Biz Stone, and former product head Jason Goldman, are re-launching Obvious, the incubator company Twitter was originally spun out of.
  • The next MacBook Air is coming. Here’s what you need to know →
  • The guy who said he owned half of Mark Zuckerberg’s stake in Facebook? His case is completely blown up.
  • HomeAway prices its IPO at the top of the range. It’s going for a $2 billion market cap.
  • RockMelt, the Facebook browser startup, just raised another $30 million.
  • Inside AOL’s big shake-up.
  • BONUS: Social media has overtaken porn as the #1 online activity.

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