On topic: Tech news to know now

We’ve read the Internet this morning so you don’t have to. Here’s a quick roundup of what’s going on in the tech world today:

Apple shares down to $92? Don’t worry, it’s just the company’s 7-1 stock split that took effect this morning.

Cyber crime costs $445 billion a year to the global economy, a new study finds.

Amazon takes aim at PayPal with an expansion of its online payments service.

Google may flag search results that have been scrubbed by Europe’s “right to be forgotten.”

A chatbot is the first to have beaten the Turing test for artificial intelligence. But how significant is that?

Yahoo’s mobile chief admits the company has been playing catch-up with its recent mobile acquisitions.

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg has written a column for AdWeek, saying if companies want to reach women, they have to hire women.

Microsoft is looking to make a big splash at the E3 video game conference today; their big reveal starts at 9 a.m.

Today’s Google Doodle was drawn by an 11-year-old contest winner who beat out 100,000 other submissions and won a $30,000 scholarship.

PayPal co-founder Max Levchin raises $45 million for his new startup, Affirm.

Tesla is willing to share the technology for its superchargers to other electric car makers.

Google is said to be in talks to buy streaming music service Songza for $15 million.

 

At top: Apple CEO Tim Cook walks off stage after speaking during the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference at the Moscone West center on June 2, 2014 in San Francisco.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

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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.