13 Stories You Need To Know Today

Tesla recalls Model S cars, LA to ban plastic grocery bags and Coca-Cola refuses new nutrition labelling scheme.

Buzzfeed is sued for $3.6 million by photographer over copyright breach. Guardian

The tech industry is entering the era of design as the look and feel of products takes central stage. NYT

WPP, owner of AKQA and JWT,  is buying a stake in micro-blogging site Muzy. Brand Republic

Intel hints at new smartwatch. Venture Beat

Only one in ten UK retailers has sites that are tablet-optimised. Brand Republic

LA to ban the use of plastic bags in grocery stores. Huffington Post

Parallax, a design invented by a Disney animator 80 years ago, is featured in Apple’s iOS 7. Business Insider

Tred, a service that allows you to test drive cars for a flat fee, launches in Seattle. Tech Crunch

Coca-Cola refuses to adopt the government’s new traffic-light nutrition labelling scheme. Marketing Magazine

Tesla recalls around 800 Model S cars due to a potentially weak seat bracket. Gigaom

Fab, an online store for design goods, raises $15 million from investors in China and Japan. Mashable

HBO GO and WatchESPN are now available on Apple TV. Business Wire

Italian designers Dolce and Gabbana convicted of tax invasion. Yahoo News

Burberry embraces Vine as a social platform to showcase its London Collections. The Drum

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