13 Stories You Need To Know Today

Sharp is committing to recycling TV parts and The Onion shutters its print division.

Sharp developed a process to recycle flat-screen TV plastic. TechOn

Final three cities bid farewell to print copies of The Onion. AdAge

Microsoft wants Xbox to take over living rooms everywhere. The Verge

Hotel-mall hybrids allow visitors to literally shop ’till they drop. Luxuo

Candy Crush is now pushing actual candy. Design Taxi

Top PC-supplier Lenovo reports 36% jump in profits. NYT

GE’s 3D painting (printing with paint) could repair metal parts. Engadget

The Smithsonian is crowd-sourcing transcription of old documents. The Daily Dot

Budget airlines are more successful than legacy ones, by one measure. Skift

Google Glass has a partner for prescription lenses. Fast Company

Data lets flight attendants predict when passengers will buy things. WSJ

Macy’s and Barneys will lead ‘shop-and-frisk’ forum for retailers. Racked

eBay’s programmatic trading spikes 200%. The Drum

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