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Batman as Steve Jobs? Christian Bale reportedly is director David Fincher’s choice to play the Apple co-founder in the upcoming movie about Jobs by Aaron Sorkin.

Turkey blocks Twitter over links to recordings that appear to show politicians’ graft. But Twitter tells users how to get around the ban.

Marissa Mayer met with Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, apparently really wants out of the Yahoo-Microsoft search deal, according to re/code.

Beyond AutoCAD: Autodesk is working on crowdsourcing a cure for cancer.

Oops, forgot! Mt. Gox, the bankrupt bitcoin exchange, says it found 200,000 bitcoins in an old-format wallet.

Digital Tabernacle lets people confess their digital sins.

From the New Yorker: The pointlessness of unplugging.

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Photo: Who will play Steve Jobs, shown above, in an upcoming movie about the Apple co-founder? (Associated Press archives)

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Levi Sumagaysay is editor of the combined SiliconBeat and Good Morning Silicon Valley. She also helps take care of SiliconValley.com, the Mercury News tech website. Email: lsumagaysay (at) bayareanewsgroup (dot-com).