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Here’s what’s going on in tech.

Apple’s Messages app suggested My Little Pony porn GIF, and there are other reports of other pornographic images coming up. Thanks, iOS 10 update. (Guardian)

Tesla sues oil-industry executive, accusing him of impersonating CEO Elon Musk in an email to try to get non-public information about the company’s earnings. (Bloomberg)

Speaking of Tesla, its former Autopilot partner Mobileye says it broke ties because Tesla was “pushing the envelope in terms of safety.” Musk has said that Mobileye couldn’t keep up with all of Tesla’s changes. (Guardian)

Indonesia to investigate Google over possible unpaid taxes. (Reuters)

Facebook says it’s working on technology to keep fake news from showing up in its infamous Trending section. (TechCrunch)

Apple has hired former Time Warner Cable executive Peter Stern as a vice president for cloud services, including Apple Music and possibly Apple TV. (WSJ)

This is why we can’t have nice things: Web browsing on kiosks funded by Google in New  York City is being disabled because of “lewd acts” and porn viewing. (BBC)

Also thanks to the iOS 10 update: Siri can now hail an Uber for you. (Verge)

Muslim teenager proposes emoji of woman wearing a head scarf. (NYT)


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