10 things in tech you need to know today

Good morning! Here’s the technology news you need to know this Tuesday.

1. Apple is deliberately going into a yearlong lull with the iPhone 7. Analysts say that a “powder keg is forming in the installed base.”

2. Venture capital spend on European startups has fallen by $1.5 billion (£1.1 billion). UK startups received by far the most funding in Europe in the most recent quarter.

3. UK startups are being preyed upon by other European countries after the Brexit vote. Ireland, Switzerland, and others have already been in touch with TransferWise.

4. NASA overcame incredible odds to reach Jupiter. On July 4, late in the evening, NASA’s Juno spacecraft finally reached Jupiter, five years after the probe left Earth.

5. Question and answer site ASKfm has been sold by IAC. It’s now owned by asset management firm Noosphere.

6. The CEO of one of the UK’s biggest tech companies is promoting a legal fight over Brexit. Zoopla CEO Alex Chesterman is encouraging people to get involved.

7. Crowdfunding platform Crowdcube is raising £5 million from its members. Its CEO claims equity crowdfunding is “vibrant post-Brexit.”

8. Huawei implied that a photo was taken with its P9 phone but it was actually taken with a DSLR. The company has since removed the image.

9. A robot arm has won 2016’s Amazon Picking Challenge. A Dutch team won the award.

10. Apple has released four iMessage sticker packs. They can only be used by people running the iOS 10 beta for now.

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