10 Stories You Need To Know Today

LA to get large scale rooftop solar panels, Samsung overtakes Apple in mobile web use and Zynga’s real-money gambling games to go on Facebook.

Los Angeles gets largest urban rooftop solar panel program in the nation. Triple Pundit

The Tribune Company is splitting its newspapers, The LA Times and The Chicago Tribune, as separate entities from from its broadcasting assets. NYT

Judge ruled against Apple which is accused of colluding with five big American publishers to raise prices for electronic books across the publishing market. NYT

Zynga’s real-money gambling app games are going on Facebook.  Business Insider

Iran blocks the use of “virtual private networks”, a tool used to surpass the government’s Internet filter. Reuters

Europe wants to invest $32 billion to revive its hardware and electronics industry. Tech Crunch

Every Dutch citizen will live within 31 miles of an electric vehicle charging station by 2015. The Verge

Samsung overtakes Apple in mobile web use and Google Chrome use surpasses Internet Explorer. Telegraph

Canadian academics attempt to come up with the scientific definition of “design.” Fast Company

T-Mobile is considering opening an “Anytime Upgrade” Club in which users can upgrade their digital devices twice a year. TmoNews

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