On topic: Tech news to know now

Here’s what’s on the Wednesday menu.

Judge rules two class-action lawsuits against Facebook may proceed. The suits accuse Facebook of hiding growth concerns before its IPO.

Yahoo is reportedly putting up a big chunk of land in Santa Clara near Levi’s Stadium up for sale.

Facebook’s free mobile Internet service in Egypt is shut down inexplicably. Facebook says it’s working to resolve the situation.

The NSA continued to spy on some U.S. allies after Snowden leaks, including Israel, and also scooped up communications with U.S. lawmakers and Jewish groups. (WSJ)

The FCC says U.S. Internet speeds tripled in the past 3.5 years, although they still lag other countries.

AVG’s Web TuneUp put millions of Chrome users at risk, but the issue has been fixed.

ICYMI: Twitter has revised its policy on threats and abuse.

Also ICYMI: Fairchild Semiconductor gets revised unsolicited bid.


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