On topic: Tech news to know now

Once again, we read the entire Internet so you won’t have to. Here’s what’s going on this morning.

Twitter files petitions for lawsuits over Turkey’s ban on the social network, while a Turkish court orders access to Twitter be restored.

King Digital, the maker of “Candy Crush Saga,” is having a sour debut on Wall Street.

Ohio will allow Tesla to continue selling cars from its own stores, but it can only open one more store.

A new report finds Google copyright-takedown notices increased more than 700,000 percent between 2008 and 2012.

Emoji diversity: Apple may add more people of color to their 400-plus existing emoji characters.

Instagram says it now has more than 200 million users, 20 billion photos.

Facebook has released details about its new online security framework, called ThreatData.

Thanks to Time Warner, Electronic Arts will not defend its title as worst company in America.

Yahoo redesigns its Flickr photo service again, and people are grumbling as usual.

Google overtakes Yahoo again as No. 1 website for desktop computers in the U.S.

According to a new poll, most San Francisco residents actually like the tech industry and its buses.

A new report says Apple will release a Macbook Air with Retina display later this year, along with a 12-inch iPad.

Tim Draper’s plan to split California into six states already has close to the 800,000 signatures it needs to appear on the state ballot.

 

 At top, EPA file photo

 

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Mike Murphy is a web producer at the Mercury News, and also writes for Good Morning Silicon Valley and 60-Second Business Break.