Chloe Albanesius

Executive Editor, PCMag

Artificial Intelligence

Elon Musk's OpenAI Bot Beats Pro Gamers

OpenAI has been hard at work on a bot capable of beating top professional players at Dota 1v1, and on Friday, it succeeded.
Disney

Disney to Ditch Netflix and Start its Own Streaming Service

The Mouse House also promised 'a significant investment' in original content.
Hackers

U.K. Researcher Who Stopped WannaCry Indicted in U.S.

The indictment, filed on July 11 in Wisconsin District Court, says that 'Defendant Marcus Hutchins created the Kronos malware,' alongside another person.
Jeff Bezos

News Flash: Jeff Bezos Is Rich

'Alexa, is Jeff Bezos officially the world's richest person yet?'
Flights

Flying With a Tablet or E-reader? Separate Screening Bins, Please.

Travelers already need to place laptops in plastic bins -- now you'll need to do the same for things such as tablets, e-readers and handheld game consoles.
Foxconn

iPhone Maker Foxconn Pledges $10 Billion for LCD Manufacturing in Wisconsin

The Taiwan-based firm's new Wisconsin manufacturing facility will initially create 3,000 jobs.
Legal

Legal Battle Could Kill Fact-Check Site Snopes.com

A contractual battle and a complicated divorce might mean the end of the fact-check site.
Verizon

Report: Verizon Throttles Netflix and YouTube During Network Tests

Verizon says the speed discrepancies were related to 'network testing over the past few days to optimize the performance of video applications on our network.'
Elon Musk

Elon Musk Gets Verbal 'Approval' for NY to D.C. Hyperloop

Elon Musk says he received 'verbal govt approval' for The Boring Company to build a Hyperloop that would rocket you from New York to D.C. in 29 minutes.
Privacy Concerns

FBI: Your Kid's Internet-Connected Toys Might Be Spying on Them

The FBI says sensors, microphones, cameras and other components in internet-connected toys 'could put the privacy and safety of children at risk.'
Apple

Apple HomePod Smart Speaker Arrives in December

Amazon Echo comparisons are likely, but Apple is positioning HomePod as a music speaker.
Apple

iOS 11 Adds Peer-to-Peer Payments and Siri Translation and Overhauls App Store

Apple also revealed a new iPad Pro, which will take advantage of some powerful multi-tasking features in iOS 11.
Apple

How to Watch Apple's WWDC Keynote

The opening WWDC keynote begins at 1 p.m. ET and will be live streamed on Apple's website.
NASA

NASA Preps to 'Touch' the Sun With Parker Solar Probe

NASA's Parker Solar Probe is scheduled to depart Earth next summer and make its way to the sun's atmosphere, the corona, about 4 million miles from its surface.
Cybercrime

WannaCry Ransomware: What You Need to Know

If you've been wondering what WannaCry is and if you're at risk, here's the lowdown.
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