10 Stories You Need To Know Today

The Dalai Lama joins Instagram, Google wants to make a $50 smartphone, TechCrunch is crowdsourcing journalism, and more.

Tibetan spiritual leader The Dalai Lama joins Instagram. The Verge

TechCrunch asks its reader to crowdsource their writer’s story on Flappy Bird’s creator. Business Insider

Google’s creates an open source project, Oppia, for interactive learning. TechCrunch

Movie website Cinemetrics pulls data from films and reveals a surprising gender gap. The New York Times

Journalism nonprofit ProPublica launched a ‘Data Store’ to buy or take data from the site. Gigaom

Research shows that ‘Tetris’ can curb cravings for cigarettes and food. Mashable

Researchers at the University of Liverpool created a WiFi virus that spreads quickly. The Telegraph

Google wants to sell a simple version of its up-coming Ara phone for $50. Gizmodo

U.S. senators introduce a bill to limit e-cigarette marketing to kids and teens. Adweek

Musician Rihanna is set to record a concept album for Dreamwork’s upcoming film ‘Home.’ FACT Magazine

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