9 Things You Need To Know Today

Using Google to predict flu outbreaks, Applebee’s attempts to automate, and more.

Pantone’s 2014 color of the year will be “radiant orchid.” DesignTaxi

Tech company set up a webcam to help people avoid food truck lines in Brooklyn. DNAinfo

BBC hopes to double its global audience to 500 million by 2022. The Drum

An electric car owner was arrested for “stealing” 5 cents worth of electricity. The Verge

Applebee’s may cost-cut by supplementing waitstaff with iPads. The Telegraph

Gates and Zuckerberg join forces to bring faster internet to America’s schools. Slashgear

SocialSanta is watching you swear on Twitter. PopSop

A 4K resolution Space Station camera will let you see your neighborhood. Mashable

Google search terms are helping experts predict the flu 9 weeks in advance. Fast Company

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