SpaceX is raising $500 million to build its satellite broadband network; AT&T is rolling out 5G to 12 U.S. cities, but it doesn't matter. Finally, Twitter is letting users arrange their timelines in a chronological fashion.
Russian disinformation campaigns in 2016 were even more widespread than previously thought, especially on Instagram; Google's search engine for China may be dead in the water; and Google invests in more New York City real estate.
Apple and Qualcomm's patent battle moves to China; GoPro plans to pull production of U.S.-bound products out of China; and the New York Times casts a spotlight on how smartphone apps abuse location data.
The UK government releases internal Facebook documentation; Google employees lobby for better rights for contract workers; Canadian authorities arrest a Chinese tech exec at the request of the U.S. government.
Samsung employees are caught selling foldable-screen secrets to China; young people are streaming video to traditional TV sets; and the remnants of Mic get sold off after it failed to find a business model.
The Supreme Court seems inclined to let an antitrust lawsuit against Apple move forward; Facebook disbands its election tampering "war room"; Facebook repositions its streaming-video service to focus on older viewers as teens abandon the platform.
Samsung plans four different Galaxy S10 models; Tumblr's app still isn't on the iOS App Store due to a lack of content filtering; a departing Facebook exec takes some blame while casting shade on his internal critics.
Google Pixel phones get an upgrade that lets them see in the dark, the New York Times reports on how Facebook denied and deflected when confronted with criticism, and morale seems to be taking a big hit at Facebook HQ.
Amazon's HQ2 choices are official, and three cities are going to add a bunch of new jobs; Waymo plans to officially launch its self-driving taxi service later this year; and Apple admits that it's added technology to Macs that might lock out independent repair shops.
Samsung plans new Galaxy models for early next year; YouTube's CEO speaks out against a new European Union copyright directive; and reports from Apple's supply chain cast some doubts on iPhone sales figures.
Twitter seeks more detail about spam posts; Apple halts the distribution of an Apple Watch update that may be breaking some watches; and autonomous delivery robots are loosed upon the citizens of Milton Keynes.
IBM buys Red Hat; Twitter admits it failed to suspend a suspected bomber after death threats he made; and a social-media network finds it hard to do business after hosting the anti-Semitic thoughts of a mass-murder suspect.
The New York Times alleged that Google paid off executives accused of sexual misconduct; the Wall Street Journal detailed Netflix's firing practices; and the Library of Congress hands a win to the "right to repair" movement.
It's all Apple today. Reviews of the iPhone XR have arrived; Apple claims to be fixing a "smooth selfie" bug; the company's 2019 video subscription service plans are revealed to be global; and the iPad Mini might not be dead after all.
Adobe announced Photoshop for iPad and releases Premiere Rush; a startup with the Palm name thinks your big phone needs a little buddy; and Paul Allen, co-founder of Microsoft, has died of cancer at 65.
Apple may begin releasing free TV shows next year in order to drive users into its TV app; Amazon kills a hiring tool that downgraded women job applicants; and NASA get some bad news about its next-generation rocket.
Bloomberg has published a *wild* report about hardware security concerns in servers; Nintendo is rumored to be preparing an updated Switch, and Bird is going the extra mile for customers who want to commute on a scooter.
US residents will see a test of the new "Presidential Alerts" system this Thursday. NVIDIA's ship date for its newest GPU line has slipped a bit, but iOS 12's arrival on Monday is still right on track.
Researchers pose as Kremlin-linked trolls and buy political ads from Google; Facebook and Twitter are set to appear before Congress; a new study says wireless carriers target Netflix and YouTube videos for throttling.
Facebook is struggling to add new users. Scientists may have found an underground liquid water lake on Mars, while Microsoft developers are working to bring new emoji and mixed reality experiences to future versions of Windows 10.
Apple says it has fixed the aggressive thermal throttling taking place in the 2018 MacBook Pros. Elsewhere, Chrome is now warning visitors of non-encrypted websites, and Segway has a new product on the market.
Magic Leap shares details of its upcoming Magic Leap One AR headset, Blizzard Entertainment signs a deal with ESPN and Disney to broadcast “Overwatch”, and analyst Ming-Chi Kuo outlines his expectations for Apple’s fall lineup.
A Polar fitness app revealed the location of intelligence officers, SpaceX engineers build and test a kid-sized rescue submarine for the trapped soccer team, and MoviePass promises refunds after an outage on Friday.
A Samsung Messages bug appears to be sending random photos from users’ photo libraries to random contacts, a Facebook Messenger bug unblocked a bunch of blocked accounts for more than 800,000 users, and Instagram has introduced a new feature to separate old and new posts.
The NSA is purging CDRs it gathered under FISA due to “technical irregularities,” Tesla sort of hits its Model 3 production goal, and researchers find a flaw in LTE that lets them send a user to a malicious site.
Samsung and Apple have settled their long-fought patent suit, while Disney has to sell of some of Fox to buy the rest. In news that will shock no space fan, the James Webb Telescope has seen another delay.
GDPR is here, the city of Orlando and Amazon are being questioned over the use of facial tracking software, and Apple's offering customers one month of free iCloud space when the upgrade to a paid plan.
RED is starting to show off its Hydrogen One phone, Elon Musk has shared more about the dual-motor Model 3, and President Trump is looking for ways to charge Amazon more for its use of the postal service.
AT&T and Verizon are under investigation for their attempts to stifle eSIM technology, while the former is preparing a low-cost streaming service. Meanwhile, the iOS App Store redesign is a big win for featured apps.
Netflix's Q1 numbers are great, unlike ZTE's week, which brought a ban on US exports from the US Department of Commerce. Amazon is no longer planning sell drugs to hospitals, sending pharmacy stocks soaring.
Apple is rumored to be preparing a move away from Intel CPUs in the Mac, Grindr shared HIV data with outside analytics firms, and the government is upset Tesla shared details about a March crash that killed a Model X driver.
Facebook dumped news on Friday evening about the Trump campaign's use of personal user data, while the U.S. Navy has fitted Xbox controllers to its newest submarine and Twitter is reportedly banning cryptocurrency ads.
Blackberry is suing Facebook for patent infringements, Amazon is bringing free, two-hour Whole Foods delivery to Prime Members in Atlanta and San Francisco, and Disney parks can now be explored via Google Street View.