On topic: Tech news to know now

Today’s low-calorie tech news plate:

Remember SpyFi? Or WiSpi? Google is asking the Supreme Court to weigh in on sniffing (capturing unencrypted WiFi) vs. wiretapping.

Apple reportedly is in talks to buy Japanese chip maker Renesas for up to $1 billion.

Tesla’s love affair with Wall Street, visualized.

Elon Musk’s SpaceX is looking for a new funding round, says Quartz.

Intel plans new $100 million fund in China.

Nest across the pond: It starts selling thermostats in Britain.

Netflix call for net neutrality rejected? FCC says it considers peering separate from the Open Internet discussion.

 

Photo: A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launches March 1, 2013 from Cape Canaveral  for its second resupply mission to the International Space Station. (Red Huber/Orlando Sentinel/MCT)

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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@bayareanewsgroup.com