On topic: Tech news to know now

Here’s what’s going on in tech.

YouTube on the defensive after new restrictions on some LGBTQ content. (MarketWatch)

Uber exodus: Its head of mapping is also leaving, although the departure was supposedly planned, after news that the company’s president quit. (NYT)

What Facebook’s hardware division Building 8 is supposedly working on: a drone, brain scanning, etc. (Business Insider)

Head of Google Europe apologizes over ads on extremist content. (Guardian) Google stock is downgraded as advertisers start to worry where their ads are appearing. (CNBC)

Has Donald Trump ditched his Android phone? He seems to be tweeting from an iPhone now. (Guardian)

Google Glass sighting: Manufacturers are testing it on the factory floor. (NPR)

WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange chastises companies, such as Google, that haven’t responded to his offer of sharing CIA hacking information. (Hill)

Even more instant gratification? Netflix is testing a button that lets users skip a show’s title sequence. (CNN)

From last week, but notable because it could set a precedent: Judge OKs warrant to reveal who searched for a crime victim’s name on Google. (Ars Technica)

U.S. Marines get social media tips after nude photos scandal. (BBC)


Photo: A YouTube logo during LeWeb Paris 2012 in Saint-Denis near Paris. (Eric Piermont/AFP/Getty Images)



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