On topic: Tech news to know now

Here’s what’s on the Friday menu.

Twitter Chairman Omid Kordestani says at Sun Valley: “It’s good to have him talk on Twitter.” He’s referring to President Trump, of course, and what he says echoes what Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has said. (Bloomberg)

As Mark Zuckerberg travels the country on his supposed non-presidential campaign, the people he visits are being asked to be discreet, and in some cases being asked to tell the media he’s not running for president. (WSJ)

In response to a question by Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Oregon, U.S. border officials say they’re not legally allowed to search cloud data on people’s phones. (NBC)

DoNotPay, the Stanford student-created app that helps fight parking tickets, is now offering free, expanded legal services throughout the nation and the U.K. (VentureBeat)

An Ohio judge has ruled that data from a pacemaker can be used in court. (BBC)


Photo:¬†Omid Kordestani, executive chairman of Twitter, arrives on the third day of the annual Allen & Co. Sun Valley Conference, July 13, 2017 in Sun Valley, Idaho. Every July, some of the world’s most wealthy and powerful people from the media, finance, technology and political spheres converge at the Sun Valley Resort for the exclusive weeklong conference. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images)


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