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Makerbot vs. iTunes, the Google catamaran, and more.

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick explains some of the logic behind surge pricing. The Wall Street Journal

PlayStation is getting a cloud gaming service called Now. The Drum

A public directive shows China is getting concerned about its air pollution. The Guardian

Google is launching a catamaran ferry service to transport its workers. CBS Local San Francisco

Trek Bikes and Samsung have yielded some smartphone-friendly bike prototypes. Übergizmo

Makerbot’s online model store is reminiscent of iTunes – the price is familiar, too. The Guardian

A major Chinese eCommerce site has banned Bitcoin use. TheNextWeb

Japan hopes to lend the U.S. half the cost of a ‘Super Maglev’ train in the Northeast.  The Telegraph

The tablet market is expected to grow 47% worldwide this year. The Drum

A new self-driving BMW can do all that awesome stunt stuff. Wired

The CEO of Overstock.com explains why they decided to accept Bitcoins. CNBC

Image: The Telegraph

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