10 Things You Need To Know This Morning

Mark Zuckerberg Oil Painting

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

  • Facebook rolled out huge, far-reaching changes to privacy and sharing. Here’s what you need to know →
  • The changes include a roll-back of Facebook Places, its check-in feature, which is a nice win for Foursquare. The game isn’t over, however, because Facebook has big plans for location.
  • Speaking of Facebook, it’s becoming huge in video.
  • Sprint is getting the iPhone 5, a report says.
  • Twitter co-founders Evan Williams and Biz Stone unveiled the first project to come out of their new Obvious Corp incubator/investment vehicle. It’s called Lift.
  • Silicon Valley startup accelerator Y Combinator unveils its biggest startup batch ever, clocking in at 63 companies.
  • Makerbot, a startup that makes and sells 3D printing machines, raises $10 million from Foundry Group and Amazon founder Jeff Bezos. 
  • GroupMe sold for $43-68 million, the latest reports say.
  • HTC’s Facebook phone is already getting the ax, a report says.
  • BONUS: Have you heard there was an earthquake on the East Coast yesterday? Check out the best tweets from the earthquake.

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