In Brief

Flint will enable payment processing via camera phone, Samsung is fined by Taiwan, and YC startups are now worth a ton of money.

Flint tries to one-up Square with hardware-free mobile payment service. Gigaom

Samsung fined for hating on Taiwanese mobile provider HTC.

Y Combinator startups are now worth billions of dollars. TechCrunch

Train eavesdropper live-tweets former NSA head’s chat with journos.  The New York Times

MTV enables TV binge-watchers through its app. Variety

The women of Saudi Arabia want driving privileges, already. The Guardian

Expect more ads next time you look something up on Google Maps. Wired

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