On topic: Tech news to know now

Here’s what’s going on in tech.

Why Twitter allowed anti-Muslim tweets that President Trump retweeted: “legitimate public interest.” (CNN)

Qualcomm fires off new round of patent claims against Apple, aims to block U.S. imports of certain flagship iPhone 8 and iPhone X models. (San Diego Union Tribune)

Germany removes Tesla from electric-cars subsidies list because its vehicles are deemed too pricey. (Reuters)

GAO study shows lack of diversity in tech. (Hill)

Lyft cut losses on sharply higher revenue in first half. (Information)

Man charged with threatening to kill New York lawmaker over net neutrality. (Hill)

United States “orchestrated” Russian spies scandal attack on him and his company, says Kaspersky founder. (Guardian)

OK, then: Pinterest President Tim Kendall is leaving to create a startup with the goal of curbing tech device addiction. (Business Insider)

Former Intel data center boss Diane Bryant joins Google Cloud as new COO. (CNBC)

And Apple files for another patent for a flip phone — excuse me, it’s a foldable phone. (CNN)

 

Photo: Apple Senior Vice President of Worldwide Marketing Phil Schiller announces the new iPhone X at Apple’s special event in Cupertino on Sept. 12, 2017. (Courtesy Apple)

 
 

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