Michael Kan

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Facebook

After a Rough Year, Facebook Is Giving Privacy a Try

'This isn't just about a few new features. This is a big change in how we're building these products and running our company,' Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says at F8.
Amazon

Amazon to Make One-Day Shipping the Standard on Amazon Prime

Amazon plans on spending $800 million in this year's second quarter to build out the needed infrastructure.
Twitter

President Trump Meets With Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey After Blasting Platform for Bias

'They don't treat me well as a Republican,' Trump said in tweet on Tuesday morning. 'Very discriminatory.'
Google

Google Dissolves AI Advisory Board Amid Employee Protest

They were protesting the appointment of conservative think tank president Kay Cole James to the advisory council over her alleged 'anti-trans, anti-LGBTQ' views.
Travel

New TSA Scanning Tech Will Let You Keep Laptops in Your Bag

The Transportation Security Administration will start installing the new X-ray scanning systems in U.S. airports this summer.
Apple

U.S. Trade Judge Calls for Import Ban on Certain iPhones

The initial ruling from the U.S. International Trade Commission found that Apple had infringed on a Qualcomm patent. However, the ruling could be reversed by the commission, appealed by Apple, and even vetoed by President Donald Trump.
Gaming

Stadia, Google's Cloud Gaming Service, Launches Later This Year

Google wants to make YouTube a centerpiece for accessing and sharing game streaming content.
Facebook

Facebook Pulls Sen. Elizabeth Warren's Ads on Breaking Up Social Network

'Curious why I think FB (Facebook) has too much power? Let's start with their ability to shut down a debate over whether FB has too much power,' the presidential candidate said in response to the political ad takedown.
Privacy Concerns

TikTok to Pay $5.7 Million Fine For Violating Children's Privacy Law

They failed to ask for parental consent when collecting the personal information from users under the age of 13.
Movies

Trolls Force Rotten Tomatoes to Limit Comments on New Movies

Internet users have been abusing the 'Want to See' feature to complain about the upcoming Captain Marvel movie, which features a female superhero.
YouTube

YouTube Kills 400 Channels For Hosting Pedophilic Comments

The company took action after a YouTube creator posted a video showing how pedophiles can use the platform to exchange contact details and links to child porn.
Nike

Faulty Update Bricks Nike 'Self-Lacing' Smart Shoes

Android users who bought the Nike Adapt BB are taking to the Google Play Store to complain. 'Broke my $350 shoes with a Nike update,' reads one review.
SpaceX

Elon Musk: Mars Trip Could Cost You Less Than $500K or Even $100K

The prices would be 'low enough that most people in advanced economies could sell their home on Earth and move to Mars if they want.'
Apple

FaceTime Bug Discovered by Teen, Reported a Week Ago

The teenager stumbled on the FaceTime bug ahead of a 'Fortnite' session.
China

China Blocks Microsoft's Bing, Despite Offering Censored Search

'We've confirmed that Bing is currently inaccessible in China and are engaged to determine next steps,' a Microsoft spokesperson said.