On topic: Tech news to know now

It’s already been a busy morning in the tech world:

Twitter Chief Operating Officer Ali Rowghani has resigned, but will stay with the company as an adviser.

A European court has upheld a $1.4 billion fine against Intel for abusing its dominant position as a chipmaker.

Google said to be interested in buying a stake in Richard Brandon’s space tourism company Virgin Galactic.

Oculus CEO promises a low price, says he’d be happy just breaking even on sales of the first-generation Rift virtual reality headset.

Amazon launches streaming music service for Prime members, with 1 million songs but few current hits.

Pinterest becoming more like a search engine with addition its latest feature.

Facebook to give users access to their ad profile, and the ability to modify it.

Electronic Arts CEO Andrew Wilson says the video game company’s investment in digital is paying off.

Imagine two apps running on your iPad — Apple’s iOS 8 looks like it’ll have a split-screen feature.

Hewlett-Packard unveils “The Machine,” a project that could drastically shrink the size of data centers.

It was an Austrian teenager who accidentally brought down TweetDeck yesterday.

Could Uber really be looking at $10 billion in annual gross revenue?

Speaking of Uber, member sign-ups soared after yesterday’s protests by European cab drivers.

 

At top: Twitter photo by KIMIHIRO HOSHINO/AFP/GettyImages

 

 

 

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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.