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10 things in tech you need to know today

Posted On: Jun 14, 2018   |   Posted By: Business Insider

10 things in tech you need to know today

Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Thursday.
1. WeWork is raising new funds and seeking a valuation of $35 billion. That valuation would make WeWork the second most valuable startup in the world, behind only Uber.
2. Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk has purchased about $25 million worth of stock in his own company. That's just a day after Musk told employees that Tesla planned to let go of 9% of its total workforce.
3. Comcast on Wednesday officially bid $65 billion for 21st Century Fox, topping Disney's $52 billion offer. The proposal comes one day after a court approved AT&T's $85 billion merger with Time Warner.
4. Microsoft is working on tech that could eliminate cashiers and queues from shops, taking a page from Amazon's playbook. Reuters reported that Microsoft has talked to Walmart about a possible collaboration.
5. Young people are ditching the Facebook app as a source of their news, a new study has found. Instead, they're turning to messaging apps like WhatsApp - which is also...

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