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12 Things You Need To Know Today

12 Things You Need To Know Today
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People are weirdly comfortable with a smart toilet, you can pay your NYC rent with a bitcoin (or two), and more.

Rachel Pincus
  • 18 december 2013

70% of people in 8 countries said they would share information from a ‘smart toilet’ if it meant cheaper health care. Quartz

RentHop is incentivizing landlords and real estate agents in NYC to accept Bitcoin. Curbed

Apple is building an automated platform to sell in-app ads. AdWeek

Oscar de la Renta will introduce young, entry-level fashions on Net-A-Porter. Luxury Daily

Free wi-fi is coming to San Francisco’s Market Street. The Verge

The media is a little too hysterical over the classroom experiment that found that Wi-Fi kills shrubs. The Guardian

Candy Crush and Minecraft top the iOS charts for 2013. Metro.co.uk

A new Facebook Messenger sticker pack shows the iconic ‘Like’ hand doing some cute gestures. TheNextWeb

Amazon bought point-of-sale device company GoPago, possibly to use its tech. VentureBeat

Google is testing out some smart thermostats at various company offices. Engadget

KeyMe and Shapeways are letting you 3D print custom key copies for as little as $10. GigaOM

Target won’t sell the CD of Beyoncé’s new album because it was released digitally first. Variety

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