On topic: Tech news to know now

Here’s what’s on the Thursday menu.

Square shares started trading publicly today. Here’s our story, by Queenie Wong. Business Insider takes a look at Square’s biggest investors.

Oracle vs. Google over Java: Judge set to consider removal of expert witness who Oracle says is biased because he testified for Samsung in the Apple vs. Samsung patent case.

Telegram messaging app says it’s shutting down Islamic State sites, but new ones keep popping up.

YouTube says it will pay for some video makers to fight takedown demands. (NYT)

Politico: Big Silicon Valley donors are shunning Hillary Clinton’s super PAC.

New site, Onlinecensorship.org, takes reports about social-media posts that have been censored. (via Fortune)

SunPower is building three solar farms in China’s inner Mongolia region for Apple.

Poll: Majority of U.S. consumers plan to shop at Amazon for the holidays.

The CEO of Shuddle, the ride-booking service for kids, has stepped aside. (Our previous coverage of Shuddle)


Photo: Square CEO Jack Dorsey, right, poses with co-founder Jim McKelvey in front of the New York Stock Exchange before opening bell ceremonies, Thursday, Nov. 19, 2015, Square’s first day as a publicly traded company. (Richard Drew/Associated Press)


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