Technology News This Morning – June 19 2013

Technology News This Morning – June 19 2013

Posted by on Jun 19, 2013 in Blog, Tech News

Technology News This Morning – June 19 2013

Good morning. Here is the overnight technology news for June 19, 2013:

  1. Google is challenging the government’s gag order on data requests from the NSA.  Read…
  2. Meanwhile, the NSA says its Internet spying foiled 50 terrorist plots, including one to bomb New York’s subway system.  Read…
  3. Michael Hastings, the Rolling Stone journalist who wrote that damning profile about General Stanley McChrystal, is dead from a car crash at age 33.  Read…
  4. Microsoft will use Qualcomm’s Snapdragon processors in future Surface tablets.  Read…
  5. Tesla is going to recall 800 Model S cars that had bad seat brackets.  Read…
  6. “Forget lab rats. Some researchers are now testing medicines on a silicon chip that could provide a better read on how a drug will work.”  Read…
  7. Facebook is delaying the rollout of video ads until at least the fall.  Read…
  8. Chinese Internet company Tencent is leading a $150 million investment in ecommerce startup Fab.com, which now has a $1 billion valuation.  Read…
  9. Dish abandoned its bid to buy Sprint, leaving SoftBank in the catbird seat.  Read…
  10. Donations are flowing in for the legal defense fund for the “anonymous” hacker who exposed the Steubenville rapists.  Read…

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