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11 Stories You Need To Know Today

11 Stories You Need To Know Today

A new Microsoft CEO, Duracell to offer DropBox-esque service, Netflix plans to expand into Europe, and more.

Sara Roncero-Menendez
  • 5 february 2014

A virtual globe shows nearly all Bitcoin activity in real time. The Next Web

DARPA provides a catalog for source codes for all of its public projects. The Verge

The English government launched the “Year of Code” to train teachers in software coding. The Guardian

Satya Nadella is the new CEO of Microsoft. PCWorld

Access to websites in Russia can be temporarily blocked for any  containing “extremist” content. ANIMAL

Nymi Armband adds a secure Bitcoin wallet as one of its launch apps. TechCrunch

Battery company Duracell to offer a cloud storage service. Business Insider

Pacemaker DJ app for iPad integrates with Spotify. Engadget

Google barge must move from construction site in San Francisco Bay due to permit issues. The Examiner

Brain scan database may help doctors treat disorders by comparing them to others. Mashable

Netflix is seeking to offer $400 million aggregate to spread into European market. Variety

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A German photography team developed the flying device to accurately deliver a payload wherever needed

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Lemonade is a new product designed to lighten the paperwork and provide instant, helpful service when needed

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Concept Artists And Scientists Form Partnership To Visualize The Future

The collaboration hopes to liberate ideas and innovations trapped in notebooks

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Uber Could Be Bringing Vertical Takeoff Transport To Your City

The ridesharing app is looking into the development of nimble aircraft for urban environments

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Energy Expert: How American Consumers Are Taking Control Of Their Power Use

Jennifer Tuohy, green tech expert at The Home Depot, discusses green home technologies and developments for renewable technologies in US homes

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New Mentorship Ecosystems Benefit All Levels Of An Organization

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Small Urban Pavilions Create A Nature Refuge In East London

These relaxing micro shelters provide a haven amidst chaotic city environments

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Travel Laundry Pouch Washes Your Clothes Wherever You Are

The Scrubba Wash Bag helps anyone wash their clothes easily and quickly with just a little water and soap

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Swipe Up To Register To Vote On Snapchat

The social platform has partnered with TurboVote to help young people easily enroll in less than one minute

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Battle Card Game Promotes Childhood Vaccinations

An Australian doctor has developed a playful way to inform parents about immunization and entertain kids

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UNICEF’s ‘Time Machine’ Tells Stories With Data

An experiential installation at the UN General Assembly reminds us why every child matters

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Watch The World’s Tallest Building Become An LED Display

Burj Khalifa gives a backstage look at how the transformation came to be

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Boeing Wants To Make Your Flight Better With Cloud And Star Projections

The manufacturer is trying to patent a projection system that would allow them to project images onto a plane's interior surfaces

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