On topic: Tech news to know now

Here’s what the tech world is talking about this morning (aside from what color that dress is):

Google has bought the “.app” domain name for $25 million.

Apple CEO Tim Cook says with Apple Watch, you won’t need your car keys anymore.

Ericsson is suing to block Apple products from being sold in the U.S.

Twitter will start cracking down on serial trolls.

Google Ventures is investing in a New York company that hopes to revolutionize the music royalty payment system.

Um, nevermind: After three days, Google backtracks, says it will allow porn on Blogger after all.

Smartphone profits lean way, way, WAY toward Apple over Android.

Carl Icahn wants to drive an Apple car.

A Chinese censorship crackdown has deleted more than 60,000 Internet accounts.

Days after being slapped with a $533 million judgment, Apple is being sued again by Texas-based Smartflash.

The Swiss are finally releasing smartwatches to fend off possible advances by Apple.

Google will reportedly announce its Android Pay system at its I/O conference in May.

San Francisco’s Jawbone is said to be close to landing a huge investment from BlackRock.


At top: File photo by EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images



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