On topic: Tech news to know now

Here’s what’s on the Tuesday menu.

Forty attorneys general file brief supporting Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood in his fight against Google. They want to overturn a preliminary injunction that prevents Hood from enforcing a subpoena over Google’s search practices. (As we wrote, Google late last year sued Hood, accusing him of working with Hollywood in a campaign against Google over copyright.)

Two Uber executives to go on trial in France in September. (Last week, taxi drivers held a big protest against Uber.) Speaking of Uber’s troubles, here they are, mapped.

Still speaking of Uber, its term sheet shows $470 million in operating losses (but time period is unclear).

ICYMI: Microsoft hands over display-ad business to AOL, and part of its mapping business to Uber.

Survey: Lots of people are sleeping with – or next to – their mobile phones.

European plan meant to uphold net neutrality will actually allow fast lanes for Internet TV.

Texting pioneer Matti Makkonen dies. He shared, with Nokia, credit for the rise of SMS.

And just for fun, ask sassy Siri what zero divided by zero is.



Photo: French taxi drivers burn tires as they protest against UberPOP in Marseille on June 25, 2015. (Anne-Christine Poujoulat/AFP/Getty Images)


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