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11 Stories You Need To Know Today

11 Stories You Need To Know Today
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LGBT commercials go mainstream, Digg launches Digg Reader and Uber launches in Seoul. Links to start your day with.

Keerthana Jagadeesh
  • 27 june 2013

Social content website, Digg, rolls out Digg Reader beta for ex-Google Reader users. Digg

Solar satellite that will help us understand the inner workings of the sun. Gizmodo

Star Gliese 667C has three so-called-super Earths orbiting its “habitable zone”. BBC

The rise in sea levels could turn Miami into American Atlantis. Treehugger

Craft whiskey from small distilleries aren’t necessarily better than big name products like Jim Beam. Slate

Commercials with LGBT themes are moving into mainstream media. NYT

Uber is testing its taxi calling app in Seoul, its second Asian city. TechCrunch

Paula Deen’s four casino restaurants to be closed after being dropped by Caesars. Business Insider

The Federal Trade Commision has ordered search engines to label advertising, paid content and Internet search results in a distinguisable manner. NYT

Android will be the platform on nearly one-third of all the internet devices shipped this year. Business Insider

American tennis player, Bethanie Sands seeks Wimbledon’s permission to wear Google Glass while playing. Business Insider

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CNN Launched An Entire Drone Division Of Their News Network

CNN AIR incorporates aerial footage into the corporation's ongoing news coverage

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Uber’s Breathalyzer Cards Let You Know If You Are Sober Enough To Drive

A new campaign from the ride-sharing service raises awareness about the importance of a safe trip home

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Milk Proteins Could Be The Packaging Material Of The Future

A newly discovered casein-based alternative is biodegradable, sustainable and even edible

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Intel’s New System Will Help Technology See And Understand The World

Joule is a tiny board for developers designed to bring powerful computer vision to cheap and easy-to-make prototypes

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This LA Hotel Is Designed Specifically For Cocktail Drinkers

The Walker Inn is a new Los Angeles "Bed and Beverage" experience that offers guests an intimate setting for their night cap

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Bringing Virtual Reality And Telepresence Robotics To E-Learning

This Learning Management System is embracing new technologies to reallocate teaching resources to where they should be going

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Interactive Art Exhibition For Dogs Provides Endless Fun

Installations created by artist Dominic Wilcox are based on activities loved by canines, such as fetching tennis balls and splashing in water

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Design Your Own Custom Watch Faces

Customize your wrist device with Garmin's new app that lets you display personalized images or patterns

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How The Olympics Taught Us Lessons In Cloud Analytics

Dan Vesset, group VP for analytics and information management at IDC, tells how cloud-based business analytics support decision-making

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Artist Shuts Down Sexist Comments By Turning Them Into Images

Rora Blue explores social stigma in a photo series titled 'Handle With Care'

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Japanese Face Wash Creates A Perfect Rose Every Time

Kanebo's latest addition to the Evita line includes an application that dispenses cleanser in the shape of a flower

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Twitter Bot Will Warn You If You Are A Troll

An online tool developed out of Intel's Hack Harassment movement helps filter out or notify cyber bullies

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Passengers Can Now Earn Airline Miles For Sharing Their Location Data

The Frequent Flyer app measures background data and gives travelers points that can be exchanged for tickets with participating airlines

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The NBA Is Releasing Two Original Shows To Stream On Twitter

The sports league announced a deal that demonstrates an interesting expansion of its content strategy

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Cadillac Concept Shows A Future Design Direction

The flagship sedan reveals the brand is continuing to hone and refine its luxury aesthetic

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