10 things in tech you need to know today
Good morning! Here's the technology news you need to know today.
1. Google I/O kicked off yesterday — the company announced a smart speaker called Home and a messaging app called Allo. There was also a virtual reality software system called Daydream.
2. Microsoft has sold its featurephone business to Foxconn. The deal leaves Nokia able to come back into the phone business.
3. A hacker is reportedly selling the stolen emails and passwords of 117 million LinkedIn users. LinkedIn says it's investigating what happened.
4. Tesla is selling $2 billion (£1.3 billion) of shares. Shares fell about 4% after the announcement.
5. Chinese scientists are looking at military applications for Hyperloop technology. The Chinese military is funding some of the research.
6. A patient reportedly went to the emergency room based on a blood test that Theranos had to retract. The company voided two years' worth of blood tests.
7. Oracle claims Google generated more than $42 billion (£28.7 billion) from Android. Google doesn't talk about how much money it makes from its mobile operating system.
8. Shares of the mysterious company soon to be headed by John McAfee collapsed by 35%. The stock has gone wild.
9. Apple sent engineers to a customer's house after iTunes deleted a load of his music. Customers keep complaining that signing up to Apple Music causes music to be deleted.
10. Rocket Internet's billionaire founder is backing a 'proptech' startup that wants to simplify renting. Oliver Samwer participated in a £2 million funding round for Goodlord.