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10 things in tech you need to know today

22 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Monday.
Oracle CEO Mark Hurd died aged 62 on Friday. Oracle employees and other tech workers took to Twitter to mourn the CEO and express their condolences to his friends and family over the weekend.
Joe Biden and Elizabeth Warren slammed Mark Zuckerberg for his remarks on free speech and said Facebook is spreading lies that could impact the 2020 election. Biden's campaign accused Zuckerberg of "feigned concern" for free speech while Warren said that Facebook is accepting millions of dollars for ads with misinformation.
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