10 things in tech you need to know today

Kanyewest2GettyKanye West performs during Kanye West Yeezy Season 3 on February 11, 2016 in New York City.

Good morning! Here’s the tech news you need to know to end your week.

1. The $35,000 (£24,000) Tesla Model 3 is here. The new electric vehicle has a 200-plus mile range.

2. Apple is turning 40. The New York Daily News has put together a retrospective on the Cupertino tech giant.

3. Beleaguered healthcare startup Theranos failed to meet its own accuracy standards. That’s according to a new 121-page government report.

4. The Microsoft executive who killed Microsoft Office’s virtual assistant Clippy has explained why she did it. Julie Larson-Green told Business Insider that Clippy was “polarising.”

5. Some of the biggest VC firms in tech are backing a $700 (£488) juicer. The Juicero wants to do for juice what Keurig did for coffee.

6. Business Insider got the inside story of Facebook’s $500 million (£348 million) acquisition of adtech company LiveRail. Pullbacks, delays, and ad fraud all feature.

7. Kanye West is about to release his new album on Spotify and Apple Music. The outspoken rapper had previously claimed “The Life of Pablo” would be an exclusive on Tidal, Jay Z’s streaming app.

8. A cofounder of one of the first ride-sharing services is jumping ship from GM to Uber. Jahan Khanna was the cofounder and CTO of Sidecar.

9. Reddit may have received a National Security Letter last year that it isn’t allowed to talk about. It has removed the “warrant canary” from its annual Transparency Report, Wired notes.

10. The CEO of a polyamorous dating app is accusing TransferWise of “double standards” for refusing him service. Dimo Trifonov’s company 3nder was rejected by the money transfer company as “adult” content.

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