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Pinterest as news-sharing site, a CodeAcademy iPhone app, floppy disks in government and more.

Rachel Pincus
Rachel Pincus on December 10, 2013.

The new update to the Pandora iOS app lets you wake up to your favorite station. GigaOM

Pinterest is gaining on Twitter as a news-sharing platform. Mashable

Facebook and Google are leading a tech industry group to reform government surveillance. TheNextWeb

Netflix has its sights set on event television. The Verge

Some U.S. government agencies are still using floppy disks. The New York Times

Illinois is already considering banning Google Glass. Chicago Daily Herald

The “New American Airlines” opened on NASDAQ. BusinessInsider

CodeAcademy’s new “Hour of Code” smartphone app will teach you to recognize the structure of code in an hour. The Guardian

Square just refreshed their reader: it’s slimmer and more accurate. Engadget

Bill Ford of Ford Motor Company says car companies should think more like tech companies. GigaOM

 

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