Daily Fast Feed Roundup
Good morning Tumblr! Here’s a quick rundown of what you need to know today:
- Google’s proposed one-million-square-foot headquarters in London (above) would be as long as the city’s tallest building is high.
- Farewell to the Google Reader. Here’s our list of replacement options.
- At least one person was killed when protestors stormed the Muslim Brotherhood headquarters in Cairo, calling for President Morsi’s resignation.
- Saudi Arabia has given 7 cyber-activists some serious jail time for inciting protests on Facebook.
- Edward Snowden’s NSA leaks suggest the U.S. is spying on its European allies.
- Apple just registered for a Japanese trademark on the product name ‘iWatch,’ another clue that it is getting into wearable tech.
- Twitter’s Vine video app is now available on Amazon’s Kindle Fire Android Tablets, putting it ahead of its major rival, Instagram.
- Publishing giants Penguin and Random House have merged to create the first ‘truly global publishing company.’
- The upcoming European Data Law, which protects user data and gives them the ‘right to be forgotten,' can fine up to 2% for transgressions.
- Yahoo is doing a little tidying up. Last week it shut down at least 12 services, including the AltaVista search engine.
Have a great week!