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    On topic: Tech news to know now

    Here’s what’s on the Monday menu. Elon Musk calls a transit expert an idiot, and the expert — and others on Twitter — strike back. (Fortune) Facebook to demote clickbait […]

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  • Solar panels set up by Tesla Industries are seen at a hospital in Vieques, Puerto Rico on November 27, 2017. 
The only hospital available for the 9000 Vieques residents was damaged by Hurricane Maria and had to be closed and is only attending patients in tents outside the damaged building provided by the US Army. / AFP PHOTO / Ricardo ARDUENGO / TO GO WITH AFP STORY BY LEILA MACORRICARDO ARDUENGO/AFP/Getty Images

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    Here’s what’s going on in tech. RIP, AOL Instant Messenger. (USA Today) Tesla opens a store in New York today that sells solar, batteries and cars under one roof. But […]

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    Here’s what’s on the Thursday menu. The FCC has voted along partisan lines to kill net neutrality rules. (Mercury News) Three U.S. men plead guilty to crimes tied to 2016 […]

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  • FILE - This Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017, file photo shows the Apple logo at a store in Miami Beach, Fla. Apple is investing $390 million in Finisar, a company that makes the lasers used in facial recognition. The investment announced Wednesday, Dec. 13, is the latest from AppleĀ’s $1 billion Advanced Manufacturing Fund, dedicated to investments in U.S. manufacturers and creating jobs in the U.S. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz, File)

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    Here’s what’s on the Wednesday menu. Apple announces second investment from its $1 billion Advanced Manufacturing Fund: $390 million to Finisar, which makes laser chips for the iPhone X’s Face […]

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  • CHICAGO, IL - OCTOBER 20:  Apple CEO Tim Cook greets guests at the grand opening of Apple's Chicago flagship store on Michigan Avenue October 20, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois. The glass-sided store sits on shore of the Chicago River in the city's downtown.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

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    Here’s what’s on the Tuesday menu. Former Facebook executive says social media is ripping society apart. (Verge) Facebook has responded. (Business Insider) Apple to work with Chicago schools in effort […]

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    Here’s what’s going on in tech. Bitcoin surges in trading debut on Wall Street. (Bloomberg) Apple buying Shazam, the music-recognition app. (Bloomberg) Jony Ive back in charge of day-to-day design […]

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  • FILE - In this Monday, April 7, 2014, file photo, a bitcoin logo is displayed at the Inside Bitcoins conference and trade show in New York. The bitcoin miner NiceHash says it is investigating a security breach and the theft of the contents of the NiceHash "bitcoin wallet." The company said Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017 in a statement posted on its website that it had stopped operations and was working to verify how many bitcoins were taken. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

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    The Bitcoin craze takes over Apple’s App Store. Also, YouTube plans on a music-streaming subscription service and Netflix debuts the second season of “The Crown.”

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    Here’s what’s on the Thursday menu. Oracle and Google go back to court Thursday over Java and Android, as Oracle appeals its court loss last year. (Business Insider) The hacker […]

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  • Amazon associate Renee Plasencia, of Stockton, gets ready to scan items before stowing them in a portable storage unit to be carried away by an Amazon Robotics robot at the Amazon fulfillment center in Tracy, Calif., on Tuesday, April 12, 2016. The robots travel inside the warehouse area and slide underneath portable storage units before lifting them off of the ground and taking them to waiting associates, or to be stored away. (Doug Duran/Bay Area News Group)

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    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 […]

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    Here’s what’s on the Monday menu. Apple and Ireland agree to terms in case in which EU wants company to pay Ireland $15 billion in back taxes; Apple to begin […]

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