10 Things You Need To Know This Morning

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

  • Big war of words between Google, Apple and Microsoft over Android patents! Google wrote a blog post accusing those companies, along with Oracle, of being part of a “hostile, organised” campaign against Android with “bogus patents.”
  • Microsoft shot back by releasing an email showing it tried to work with Google over buying mobile patents. Boom! Ka-plow!
  • Apple god John Gruber thinks Google’s stance is ridiculous, but our friend Dan Frommer at SplatF thinks Google’s right.
  • In other news: JP Morgan says Russian Internet stocks are a buy, because the online advertising market there is going to shoot up faster than everyone thinks.
  • Analyst: Apple is going to sell 30 million iPhones in Q4.
  • Zynga is suing Google, which is a major shareholder. This is over Zynga’s lawsuit against Vostu, a big-in-Brazil social games shop. Google’s social network Orkut is huge in Brazil and has lots of Vostu games. Awkward.
  • Tons of people want to buy Facebook stock. We introduce you to some of them.
  • Meet Gnip, a startup that’s figured out a way to make money from social data.
  • Mark Zuckerberg’s sister Randi leaves Facebook to start her own social media company.
  • BONUS: Who’s the worst-dressed man in Silicon Valley?

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