On topic: Tech news to know now

Here’s what’s going on in tech.

Twitter’s most retweeted president this year wasn’t Trump, plus the other most popular tweets of the year. (BuzzFeed)

Facebook Messenger isn’t working today for some users. (WSJ)

Elon Musk’s Boring Co. has revealed a map of its proposed L.A. tunnel system. (Business Insider)

EU backs Apple in clash with Xiaomi, which wanted to trademark “Mi Pad.” (Bloomberg)

Hatreon and other places Nazi sympathizers go to raise money because they’ve been booted from PayPal and elsewhere. (CNet)

Analysis: Amazon’s investment in robots has resulted in fewer retail jobs for humans. (Quartz)

Instagram adds content warnings for koala, lion and other animal selfies to educate people about exploiting wildlife. (CNN)

Apple fixed the iPhone calculator bug that said the answer to ‘1 + 2 + 3′ was ’24’. (Business Insider)

The Winklevoss twins are now reportedly bitcoin billionaires. (Verge)


Photo: Amazon associate Renee Plasencia, of Stockton, gets ready to scan items before stowing them in a portable storage unit to be carried away by a robot at the Amazon fulfillment center in Tracy on April 12, 2016. (Doug Duran/Bay Area News Group)



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