On topic: Tech news to know now

Here’s what’s on the Thursday menu.

Apple-Beats streaming music service reportedly will be priced the same ($10 a month) as other services after Apple fails to negotiate lower prices.

Twitter is set to take Yahoo’s place as the third-largest seller of online display advertising in the U.S. this year, behind Facebook and Google, according to eMarketer.

European Commission attorney tells Europeans to dump Facebook if they don’t want to be spied on, because Europe’s Safe Harbor law can’t guarantee their data won’t be sent to the U.S.

Live video-streaming service Meerkat raised $14 million from Greylock Partners, Chad Hurley, Jared Leto, Universal Music Group and others.

PayPal settles with Treasury Department for $7.7 million over accusations it authorized financial dealings with blacklisted parties such as arms dealers and rogue regimes such as Iran.

Online vigilantes battle ISIS accounts on Twitter.

Uber sets up response teams amid safety concerns.

Microsoft to require its suppliers to provide their workers with paid time off.

 

Photo from Associated Press archives

 
 

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