12 Stories You Need to Know Today

12 Stories You Need to Know Today

A huge electric call recall, a new way to join nonprofits, brands accused of using harmful chemicals and more.

Sara Roncero-Menendez
  • 16 january 2014

Nest’s acquisition by Google has some fans worried about their privacy. Adweek

Smartphone app use increased 115% in the last year. Mashable

Facebook may launch its own news-agregator app. Engadget

The world’s first Kit Kat store will open in Ikebukuro, Tokyo. Kotaku

The N.S.A uses hidden software and radio waves to collect data from computers. The New York Times

A Chinese investment group plans to build a Titantic replica to simulate the tragedy. The Verge

Greenpeace claims clothing brands like Adidas, Burberry, and GAP use toxic chemicals. The Drum

Facebook creator Mark Zuckerberg call Snapchat ‘A Privacy Phenomenon’. TechCrunch

Tesla recalls 29,000 of its Model S electric cars due to fire hazards. Fast Company

A Georgia Tech study reveals what phrases draw funding in Kickstarter pitches.

HP to launch ‘phablets’ in India as it re-enters the smartphone market. Gigaom

LinkedIn launches feature to connect users with charitable organizations. The Next Web

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