10 Stories You Need To Know Today

10 Stories You Need To Know Today

Saturday Night Live comes to China, DARPA creates a vanishing battery, and more.

Rachel Pincus
  • 3 january 2014

The Stanford University marching band formed the Snapchat logo at the Rose Bowl. BusinessInsider

4 out of 5 world leaders now have Twitter accounts. Slashgear

10 Saturday Night Live episodes are now available in China, with more to come. Variety

Google is shutting down Bump and Flock. BusinessInsider

USPS’s new mobile point-of-sale technology reduced wait times over the holidays. Postalnews

Google has finally received a patent it filed for social media-integrated comic strips. Telegraph

Nest is now valued at over $2 billion. Fast Company

Japan is anticipating much of the developed world’s problems with its aging population. Quartz

DARPA awarded a contract for a vanishing battery. Forbes

With a sense of touch, robots could go where few have gone before. Scientific American

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