On topic: Tech news to know now

Here’s what’s going on in tech.

HP vs. Oracle: Trial begins today in case of Itanium mess, other bad blood between two Silicon Valley giants. (WSJ)

Self-driving unicorn? Zoox, a Menlo Park-based autonomous-driving startup, is reportedly seeking to raise $252 million at a $1 billion valuation.

Russian watchdog again puts off decision on fining Google over its requirement that some apps be pre-installed on Androids, which was found to violate Russian law.

French financial prosecutor: Data analysis from recent raid of Google’s Paris offices over suspected tax evasion could take years.

Mumbai police have asked Facebook and YouTube to remove a video mocking a cricket star and a Bollywood singer. Some have called for the arrest of the comedian who posted the video. (NYT)


Tesla’s Gigafactory opening ceremony reportedly set for July 29.

Twitter talks bug bounties: It has paid out more than $322,000 in two years.

Asus unveils a robot assistant that costs about the same as a smartphone. Zenbo costs $599.

PayPal to stop operations in Turkey over new requirement to establish IT center there.


Photo: The Oracle campus in Redwood City, Calif., on Sept. 2, 2015. (Karl Mondon/Bay Area News Group)


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