As our Friday gift to you, a roundup of some interesting tech news we saw on the Interwebs.
California Senate votes down “kill switch” law, which had been championed by Sen. Mark Leno, D-S.F., and San Francisco District Attorney George Gascon. (And others elsewhere, as Michelle Quinn has written.)
Again, bidding has started for a lunch with Tim Cook for charity. There are 18 days left to submit a bid, current bid is $62,500.
Tech and exclusivity: A San Francisco bar is offering bar passes for those in the tech industry.
East Palo Alto evictions threaten last bastion of low-rent housing in Silicon Valley.
Google filing: It’s braced for a French tax hit of hundreds of millions of euros.
Comcast seems to suggest Netflix sabotaged its own video streams.
Bitcoin: Satellites as backups to ensure stability?
Photo of Vic Gundotra by Laura A. Oda/Bay Area News Group