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British Instagram now runs ads, US Senate considers banning mobile tracking apps and world’s first waste-to-biofuel plant opens.

US Senate considers banning mobile tracking apps. Financial Times

iOS 8 features split-screen capability. CNet

Edmonton, Canada launches first waste-to-biofuel plant. inhabitat

Instagram to introduce ads to British users. BrandRepublic

Time Warner might buy half of Vice Quartz

.uk domain now available. TNW

Alibaba selling space travel trips on Taobao site. TNW

Facebook puts head of Paypal in charge of “private content.” Forbes

Richard Branson invests in promising money transfer startup. WSJ