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Pharrell Williams auctions off his much-parodied hat, Sprint launched Wi-Fi calling, Google tries to stop ad fraud, and more.

Sara Roncero-Menendez
  • 24 february 2014

Women outnumber men for the first time in Berkeley’s intro to computer science class. TechCrunch

Gawker’s CEO Nick Denton only paid himself an annual salary of $60,000. Business Insider

Los Angeles launched the first bicycle friendly business district as part of a pilot program. Inhabitat

Sprint launches Wi-Fi calling, turning its Galaxy Mega, S4 Mini into IP phones while online. Gigaom

Pharrell Williams is auctioning off his infamous Grammy’s hat for charity. The New York Times

Google buys Spider.io to help stop online ad fraud. TechCrunch

Steve Jobs will be featured on a U.S. postage stamp in 2015. CNET News

UN partners with Worldreader to donate Kindles to students in African refugee camps. Gigaom

Banana Republic ads with real-life unions include a gay couple. The New York Times

LG announces 4 millimeter thick television by advertising on the spine of ‘Sound & Vision.’ Creativity Online

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