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11 Stories You Need To Know Today

11 Stories You Need To Know Today

Facebook looks to buy drone company, Intel acquires smartwatch producer, the first commercial for weed airs in America, and more.

Sara Roncero-Menendez
  • 5 march 2014

NSBA partners with publishers and filmmakers to bring ’12 Years A Slave’ to American high schools. School Board News

Simon & Schuster’s recently launched book website is at least a year old. The New York Times

The New York Times corrects it’s 161-year-old ’12 Years A Slave’ story. The Verge

Oscar Mayer creates mini Lunchable protein packs for adults. FastCompany

Facebook is looking into buying drone maker Titan Aerospace. TechCrunch

RadioShack closes over 1,000 stores as sales and traffic declines. The Wall Street Journal

After rage over price surge, Uber promises to inform customers of changing prices. TIME

Investors predict that the average central London flat to cost £36m by 2050. The Guardian

Intel buys smartwatch maker Basis for over $100 million. Apple Insider

Meetup.com is taken offline after it refused to pay $300 hacker ransom. PCMag

The first marijuana seller commercial airs on major American networks. ANIMAL

Image: Oscar Mayer

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Volvo’s Self-Driving Trucks Will Soon Be Put To Work In An Underground Mine

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

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Editorial Roundtable: How Will Companies Staff The Workplace Of The Future?

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