Chloe Albanesius

Executive Editor, PCMag

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News and Trends

Trump Gives Oracle-Walmart Deal for TikTok 'Preliminary Approval'

The Commerce Department pushes the deadline for app stores to remove the TikTok app from Sept. 20 to Sept. 27 as final details are hashed out.
News and Trends

Microsoft's TikTok Acquisition Bid Rejected; Oracle Still in the Running

'ByteDance let us know today they would not be selling TikTok's U.S. operations to Microsoft,' the company says. Several reports indicate that Oracle has secured the winning bid.
News and Trends

Apple Tips 'Time Flies' Event on Sept. 15

The announcement's tag line is Time Flies, suggesting the Apple Watch is on the agenda. The time is right for a new iPhone, but Apple has already said its next iPhone would be delayed a few weeks due to Covid, so stay tuned.
News and Trends

Microsoft Confirms It's in Talks to Acquire TikTok in the U.S.

It's not a done deal. 'These discussions are preliminary and there can be no assurance that a transaction which involves Microsoft will proceed,' the company says.
News and Trends

What to Stream This Weekend

Spend your Memorial Day weekend with a pair of Lovebirds, Janelle Monae, a would-be Oscar winner, and cinema's most famous time travelers.
News and Trends

After Shootings, Cloudflare Pulls Plug on 8chan

'We draw the line at platforms that have demonstrated they directly inspire tragic events and are lawless by design. 8chan has crossed that line,' says Cloudflare CEO Matthew Prince.
Net Neutrality

Supreme Court Declines to Hear Net Neutrality Challenge

The Supreme Court lets a 2016 ruling stand, but net neutrality supporters shouldn't get their hopes up too much. This is largely procedural and ISPs greeted the news with a shrug.
Apple

How to Watch Apple's iPhone Event

Ready for new iPhones? If you didn't snag an invite to Cupertino, Apple will live stream Wednesday's iPhone event on its website and via its Twitter feed.
T-Mobile

T-Mobile and Sprint Agree to Merge

The deal will combine the third and fourth largest wireless carriers in the U.S., which will be known as T-Mobile.
Amazon

No-Checkout 'Amazon Go' Store Opens Today in Seattle

When you're finished collecting your items, just walk out of the store. No more lines.
Twitter

Twitter Is Testing a 280-Character Tweet Limit

The expanded tweet format is 'only available to a small group right now,' and aims to accommodate those whose languages take up more characters, such as English.
Hacks

Equifax Breach Potentially Impacts 143 Million U.S. Consumers

Hackers got their hands on names, credit card and Social Security numbers, birth dates, addresses and some driver's license numbers.
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.