On topic: Tech news to know now

Here’s what’s going on in tech.

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey says the company is having an “Arab Spring” moment in the United States. (Fortune)

Google Fiber, a.k.a. Access, gets new CEO and is cutting more employees. (WSJ)

Airlines are phasing out screens because people usually are on their own devices. (NYT)

Potential activist funds line up to take a Salesforce stake. (Bloomberg)

Move over, LinkedIn? Facebook is adding tools that hook up businesses with job seekers. (Company blog post)

BlackBerry files patent lawsuit against Nokia, claiming it’s using nearly a dozen of the Canadian company’s inventions without permission. (BBC)

Speaking of BlackBerry, its share of the global smartphone market has fallen to zero percent. (Business Insider)


Photo: Screens on airplane seatbacks. If the screens go away, will you miss them, or will you be too busy looking at your own screens? (AP)


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