10 things in tech you need to know today

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Good morning! Here’s the tech news you need to know today.

1. Apple is in talks to launch an MVNO service in the US and Europe. The company wants customers to pay it directly for data, and it will then lease capacity from carriers.

2. Twitter shares closed at a record low yesterday. Stock was down 5.6%, continuing the slide that started after the company’s earnings call.

3. Apple is testing a service that will use Siri to transcribe your voicemails. iCloud Voicemail could launch in 2016 as part of iOS 10.

4. Just Eat has published results for the first half of this year, and it’s growing incredibly fast. Orders, revenue, earnings, and profit all grew by over 50%.

5. A senior Tidal executive has left the company after just two months. Zena Burns was the senior vice president of label and artist relations at Jay Z’s music streaming service.

6. Reddit hit a page view record in July, despite protests and high-profile departures. It brought in over 8 billion page views.

7. Indian marketplace Snapdeal raised $US500 million (£320 million) in new funding. The money comes from Alibaba, SoftBank and Foxconn.

8. Meal replacement startup Soylent has launched the second version of its product. Soylent 2.0 comes pre-mixed in recyclable bottles.

9. Hackers are using ads on Yahoo’s sites to direct users to malware. Researchers say that the campaign started on July 28 and is still happening.

10. Interpol is creating its own darkweb so that it can better understand how criminals work. It’s also going to simulate takedowns of darkweb sites.

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