10 Stories From The Web To Know About Today

10 Stories From The Web To Know About Today

Obama holds an AMA on Reddit, two new planets discovered, iPhone4s recycling from Apple and a 3,000 pound, fire-breathing scorpion at Burning Man… A run-down of the latest news from across the Internet.

Karen Baker
  • 31 august 2012

iPhone 5 imitations called “Goophones” come out of China, a second-take at Pinterest’s social commerce value and some news on chocolate that might just make your day… A run-down of the latest news from across the Internet.

AT&T opens an Apple-like retail store in Chicago. ‘Bout time. Business Insider

In other Apple news, China knocks off the new iPhone 5 before it even gets released. Mashable

Over 100 color combinations now available for your Jawbone Jambox. cool hunting

HBO beats Netflix to Scandinavia with its own movie-streaming service. TechCrunch

Mobile payment system Square is now sold at AT&T stores, increasing access to business owners everywhere. Engadget

There’s been an 82% increase in mobile entertainment consumption from 2010 to 2011.  Mashable

Nice piece on the art of listening at work to improve communication and relationships. Lifehacker

Part 2 of Steve Faktor’s post on how to stimulate happiness in the office.  Harvard Business Review

Zappos says a sale through a link on Twitter generates $33.66 an order. Facebook is $2.08 and Pinterest only 75 cents! Business Insider

In the best news we’ve heard all day, research finds chocolate reducing the risk of stroke in men. The Guardian

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