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Michelle Obama and the White House just joined Instagram. We’ll see if they can rock the web as hard as Hillary Clinton did with her awesome Twitter bio. 
Asia’s first 3-D printed fashion show was a big hit. 
An 18-year old Icelandic WikiLeaks volunteer made about $5,000 working as a paid FBI informant.
Here’s a video pitch for Atlantis … a virtual black market for drugs.
The environmental blog Grist created a crowdsourced Google map of America’s natural disasters. 
A new study has found that mobile ads are what’s killing your phone’s battery power.
Yahoo just redesigned its news site, Yahoo News.
Facebook has fixed a bug that let hackers hijack accounts via SMS text message.
A study found that big data offers the travel industry many amazing opportunities for growth but that major brands are not taking advantage of these benefits.
Taco Bell has launched a “Protein Power” menu, which will be loaded with extra meat. Yum?
Have a great day! —M. Cecelia Bittner and Jessica Hullinger

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Have a great day! —M. Cecelia Bittner and Jessica Hullinger

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The Ellen Degeneres Show and Nike are among the most successful brands on Instagram.  
North and South Korean websites suffered outages due to a cyber attack allegedly made by the hacker group Anonymous.
A European official has ruled that Google should be treated like a host, not a publisher. Therefore, it is not obliged to remove content produced by others. 
Barnes & Noble is trying to save money by ceasing in-house production of its Nook readers.
Samsung’s cheap plastic casings may be on the way out. They just linked up with a firm that specializes in carbon fiber. 
Reddit is now hosting a linguistic project that maps the various Arabic languages found throughout the Middle East and Africa.
Have a great day! —M. Cecelia Bittner and Jessica Hullinger

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  • A European official has ruled that Google should be treated like a host, not a publisher. Therefore, it is not obliged to remove content produced by others. 


Have a great day! —M. Cecelia Bittner and Jessica Hullinger

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Beck, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Carsten Holler, and Kenneth Anger are some of the artists joining Doug Aitkin’s “Station to Station” nomadic festival.  
Europe has successfully tested a future mini space craft.
The Associated Press has purchased a minority stake in mobile ‘citizen video’ service Bambuser.
France says the way Google handles data is infringing on privacy laws.
From our NSA secret surveillance tracker: Google distances itself from the NSA, saying it is ”not in cahoots with the NSA." 
Google also admits that its tricky brainteaser questions were absolutely useless for predicting an employee’s success.
Updates to Twitter’s video service Vine were just announced, preceding Facebook’s rumored release of an Instagram video feature. 
Users are worried about their privacy after LinkedIn’s domain name system was hacked Wednesday evening.
There are almost 100 open jobs at Hulu as the company’s leaders vacate the premises before its proposed sale. 
Forget electric cars. An electric half-plane, half-helicopter dubbed “Project Zero" is being shown at the Paris Air Show.


Have a great day! —M. Cecelia Bittner and Jessica Hullinger

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Holograms are coming to the classroom thanks to a pair of doctors who built a system that displays model body parts.
Performance artist Erdem Gunduz has become a symbol for the Turkish protests after he stood silent and motionless in Taksim Square for eight hours.
From our NSA secret surveillance tracker: President Obama defended the NSA spying program yesterday in a PBS interview with Charlie Rose.
A Facebook promotion has led to an upswing in organ donor registrations. 
Good news electric car drivers, soon you won’t have to schedule an hour of charging time into your commute. Tesla is giving a demo of its electric car battery swapping capabilities this week.
Speaking of batteries, AT&T is installing 25 solar powered charging stations around NYC.
Despite its precarious legal position, Airbnb is still a wise choice. According to Priceonomics, travelers save 21% if they rent an entire Airbnb apartment and 49% on a single Airbnb room.
News Corporation and News International are facing their first civil lawsuit for phone hacking in the U.S., filed by a former stunt double for Angelina Jolie.


The U.S. government’s super secret spy map establishment says the American intelligence system needs to redo its geospatial model (maps).
The White House wants you to help NASA find killer space rocks.
Photographer Kai Eiselein is suing Buzzfeed for  $3.6 million.
Hundreds of thousands of Brazilians have taken to the streets after a protest over bus fares escalated to a whole new level.
Have a great week! —M. Cecelia Bittner and Jessica Hullinger
Daily Fast Feed Roundup

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  • The U.S. government’s super secret spy map establishment says the American intelligence system needs to redo its geospatial model (maps).

Have a great week! —M. Cecelia Bittner and Jessica Hullinger

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We hope you have a lovely day! —M. Cecelia Bittner and Jessica Hullinger