9 Stories You Need To Know Today

Fashion Instagrams use paid product placement, new phone could use veins for security, LEGO experiments with 3D printing, and more.

LEGO could soon be 3D printing custom pieces and characters. Time

Online automotive sales soar, with one car being sold per minute on eBay in 2013. The Drum

Fujitsu smartphones may soon use palm-vein scanners as security feature. SlashGear

Google’s donation will give kids in San Francisco free bus passes. The Atlantic Cities

First editions of Harry Potter are now selling for $50,000. Luxurylaunches

Kickstarter has reached $1 billion in crowd funding pledges for its various projects. Engadget

Scientists outfit sharks with wearable computers to better study their movements. TreeHugger

American Express targets new rewards card at busy mothers using a Tina Fey ad. The New York Times

Some Australian fashion Instagramers force companies to pay for product placement. Racked National

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