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Got $1,100? Apple shows off its most expensive iPhone yet
by Michael Liedtke - September 13, 2018 - 8:43am
Apple unveiled three new iPhones on Wednesday, including its biggest and most expensive model yet, as the company seeks to widen the product's appeal amid slowing sales.
Netflix shares drop as subscriber growth flops
by Michael Liedtke - July 17, 2018 - 10:19am
Netflix is adding subscribers at a slower pace than envisioned, renewing fears that its growth may sputter as the video streaming service tries to fend off fiercer competition.
Market still waiting for Spotify's first public trade
by Michael Liedtke - April 4, 2018 - 1:21am
Spotify is still waiting to find out whether investors view its music streaming service as a budding superstar or a flash in the pan.
Uber reveals cover-up of hack affecting 57M riders, drivers
by Michael Liedtke - November 22, 2017 - 7:58am
Uber is coming clean about its cover-up of a year-old hacking attack that stole personal information about more than 57 million of the beleaguered ride-hailing service's customers and drivers.
Apple teams with Steven Spielberg on video expansion
by Michael Liedtke - October 11, 2017 - 1:24am
Apple is teaming up with award-winning director Steven Spielberg for its first major push into TV programming.
Apple ventures into video streaming
by Michael Liedtke - September 13, 2017 - 9:05am
Steve Jobs discussed his ambitions to shake up TV shortly before his death in 2011. 
Apple proved a phone can change the world in just 10 years
by Michael Liedtke - January 10, 2017 - 8:40am
Few people realized it at the time, but the world shifted fundamentally a decade ago when Steve Jobs pulled the first iPhone from Apple's bag of technological tricks.
Yahoo suffers world's biggest hack affecting 1 billion users
by Michael Liedtke - December 15, 2016 - 10:51am
Yahoo has discovered a 3-year-old security breach that enabled a hacker to compromise more than 1 billion user accounts, breaking the company's own humiliating record for the biggest security breach in history....
Facebook is pushing more people to an app they didn't choose
by Michael Liedtke - July 28, 2016 - 8:50am
Facebook is once again getting pushy about how people message one another.
Lenovo, Google unveil phone that knows its way around a room
by Michael Liedtke - June 10, 2016 - 12:33pm
A Lenovo smartphone unveiled Thursday will be clever enough to grasp your physical surroundings — such as the room's size and the presence of other people — and potentially transform how we interact with...
Lenovo, Google unveil phone that knows its way around a room
by Michael Liedtke - June 10, 2016 - 5:00am
A Lenovo smartphone unveiled Thursday will be clever enough to grasp your physical surroundings — such as the room's size and the presence of other people — and potentially transform how we interact with...
Facebook rearranging notification buttons to highlight video
by Michael Liedtke - April 6, 2016 - 11:18pm
Initially introduced as a tool for celebrities eight months ago, Facebook's live video option is now available in 60 countries.
Augmented reality mapping out tech's next mind-bending trip
by Michael Liedtke - March 31, 2016 - 3:00pm
Virtual reality is a trip, but an even wilder ride could be around the corner as mind-bending startups and technology trendsetters try to emblazon the world with interactive holograms that enlighten, entertain and...
Google provides early peek at next Android operating system
by Michael Liedtke - March 10, 2016 - 4:00pm
Google is previewing the next version of its Android operating system two months ahead of schedule in an effort to get the upgraded software on more mobile devices.
Yahoo to cut 1,700 workers as CEO tries to save her own job
by Michael Liedtke - February 2, 2016 - 5:10pm
Yahoo is laying off about 1,700 employees and shedding some of its excess baggage in a shake-up likely to determine whether CEO Marissa Mayer can save her own job.
Twitter appears ready to expand beyond 140-character tweets
by Michael Liedtke - January 5, 2016 - 5:47pm
Twitter appears ready to loosen its decade-old restriction on the length of messages in a bid to make its service more appealing to a wider audience accustomed to the greater freedom offered by Facebook and other...
Facebook adding 'Photo Magic' to Messenger application
by Michael Liedtke - December 17, 2015 - 4:19pm
Facebook is trying to make it easier to send photos as the holiday season's picture-taking frenzy escalates with the arrival of Christmas and New Year's Eve.
Yahoo drops Alibaba spinoff to pursue alternative split
by Michael Liedtke - December 9, 2015 - 8:11am
Yahoo is scrapping its original plan to spin off its prized stake in China's Alibaba Group and will instead explore an alternative breakup that could make it easier to eventually sell its Internet bus...
Facebook tries to ease heartache of breakups with new tool
by Michael Liedtke - November 19, 2015 - 6:12pm
Facebook is trying to ease the heartache of breaking up.
Google to give away software to Microsoft Office defectors
by Michael Liedtke - October 19, 2015 - 12:22pm
Google is escalating an attack on Microsoft's lucrative Office software in an attempt to hit its longtime rival where it will hurt the most.
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