On topic: Tech news to know now

Here’s some news that caught our eye today.

ICYMI: California kill-switch bill for smartphones signed into law.

Also ICYMI: Facebook says it’s cracking down on “click bait” in headlines and captions.

California state Sen. Ben Hueso arrested for DUI last week, hours after voting for anti-Uber bill, Uber CEO Travis Kalanick was sure to point out. The car service touts its offering as a way to avoid drunk driving.

Netflix’s original shows were shut out at last night’s Emmys.

Speaking of Netflix, it hand-delivers a petition to the FCC in an effort to block the Comcast-Time Warner Cable deal.

From “The Simpsons” to WWE to Ellen DeGeneres, the most popular TV shows on Facebook, Twitter and Reddit.

Mozilla has begun selling its $33 smartphone, the Cloud FX, in India.

Qualcomm may face EU antitrust probe after old complaint by Nvidia subsidiary.

 

Photo of iPhone from AP archives

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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