On Topic: News to Know Now, By Levi Sumagaysay

On topic: Tech news to know now

Here’s what’s on the Monday menu.

Microsoft is killing off Paint after 32 years. (Guardian)

A replica of Mark Zuckerberg’s expensive plain gray T-shirt is now on sale for $46. (Business Insider)

Apple drops a new ad featuring Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and Siri. (Video,CNBC)

Wisconsin company offers to install rice-sized microchips in employees so they can buy snacks, etc.  (USA Today)

Malaysia-based Uber rival Grab grabs $2.5 billion in new round from Didi and Softbank. (BBC)

Amid the net neutrality debate, Verizon accused of throttling Netflix and YouTube, admits to “video optimization.” (Ars Technica)

Speaking of net neutrality, activists have launched “Team Internet” to take their fight to keep it alive to town halls, meetings and elsewhere. (Free Press news release)

Google is reportedly having trouble pushing its Facebook-like news feed to Android devices. (Recode)

Photo: Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson in 2000. (Patrick Farrell/Miami Herald/KRT archives)




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