Tag: Mobile

New bill would make some companies report cyber attacks to the government

U.S. Senator Mark Warner, Democrat of Virginia and Chairman of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, holds a hearing about worldwide threats, on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, April 14, 2021. Saul Loeb | Pool | Reuters A new bill unveiled Wednesday would make some companies tell the government when they’ve been hacked. The bipartisan […]

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Spatial audio in Apple Music makes it sound like music is surrounding you — here’s how to try it

Apple Music with Dolby Atmos spatial audio Todd Haselton | CNBC Apple rolled out a really cool new Dolby Atmos surround sound feature to Apple Music this week that might help it attract and keep subscribers as it competes with streaming music leader Spotify. Dolby Atmos spatial audio makes it feel a bit more like […]

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Tech companies made big pledges to fight racism last year — here’s how they’re doing so far

Demonstrators gather at the Lincoln Memorial during a protest against police brutality and racism on June 6, 2020 in Washington, DC. Win McNamee Last June, social media feeds became flooded with corporate statements about how companies would promote racial equity within and beyond their workforce. The commitments came after the police murder of George Floyd […]

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New media company from AT&T spin-off will be called Warner Bros. Discovery

The next big player in the streaming wars now has a name: Warner Bros. Discovery. David Zaslav, the Discovery CEO who will lead the new combined venture if cleared by regulators, announced the name to WarnerMedia employees Tuesday, according to a press release. “We love the new company’s name because it represents the combination of […]

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Apple’s massive success with CarPlay paves the way for automotive ambitions

Apple’s Senior Vice President of Software Engineering Craig Federighi speaks about CarPlay on stage during Apple’s World Wide Developers Conference in San Jose, California on June 05, 2017. Josh Edelson | AFP | Getty Images In the early 2010s, automotive manufacturers and their suppliers were excited about building sophisticated apps for car dashboards that went […]

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Amazon’s new $180 tablet is good, but most people should still get an iPad

Amazon Fire HD 10 Plus tablet Todd Haselton | CNBC I’ve been testing Amazon’s new Fire HD 10 Plus tablet for the past several days. It started shipping to customers earlier this week and starts at $179.99, a little more than half the price of the entry-level iPad. The Fire HD 10 Plus is Amazon’s […]

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