A new rumour from the Korea Economic Daily (which we saw via AppleInsider) suggests that Apple has chosen LG subsidiary LG Chem to be the exclusive battery supplier of next year's tentatively named "iPhone 9." The Korean firm allegedly...Show More Summary
The first episode of "Game of Thrones" season 7 was a massive success, and has been watched through official channels more than 16 million times since its debut last Sunday — the most for a premiere in HBO's history. But that figureShow More Summary
LONDON — Remember that scene in "Stranger Things" where Eleven crushes a Coke can with a stern gaze? Prevailing wisdom would have you believe that Netflix, and peers like Amazon Prime and Hulu, are doing something similar to TV — crushing...Show More Summary
Good morning! Here is the tech news you need to know this Friday. 1. The biggest black market on the so-called "dark net," AlphaBay, has been taken down by authorities, Attorney General Jeff Sessions said on Thursday. AlphaBay connected drug vendors with people seeking drugs like fentanyl and heroin, authorities said. 2. Show More Summary
Includes hours of never-before-released beats over past 20-plus years.
Cloud remains strong, and Windows was surprisingly up, too.
Uber driver Curtis Preston learned his lesson about inebriated passengers the hard way. The first time someone got sick in his car he wasn’t prepared, and the mess took him off the road and cost him $140 to get his car cleaned. UberShow More Summary
Facebook appears to be taking a page out of Google's playbook for its forthcoming push into consumer hardware. A patent application published by the company on Thursday details a "modular electromechanical device" that can incorporate...Show More Summary
Way back in 2015, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella called his shot: Microsoft would generate $20 billion in annual cloud revenue by the end of its 2018 fiscal year, or die trying. At the time, it was at about $6.3 billion. Well, Microsoft...Show More Summary
Samsung sent out invitations Thursday for a product launch event for its next major smartphone, the Galaxy Note 8, on August 23 in New York City. The Galaxy Note 8 will be the new version of the ill-fated Galaxy Note 7, which Samsung...Show More Summary
This story was delivered to BI Intelligence Apps and Platforms Briefing subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here. Google Assistant is six times more likely to answer a user’s question than Amazon Alexa is, according...Show More Summary
Citing “certificate misissuance,” Google to expire all certs from offenders by September.
Pokemon Go craze prompted a Wisconsin county to regulate AR game play.
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9th Circuit won’t hear from amici concerned with users’ First Amendment rights.
Last month, Tesla revealed that it was working on a music-streaming service for its vehicles (and, presumably, other environments, such as smartphones). Tesla has a lot going on now, from the initial rollout of the $35,000 Model 3 mass-market to CEO Elon Musk's apparent plans to support a Hyperloop route between New York and Washington, DC. Show More Summary
One way to prevent the Earth's temperature from rising into a city-drowning, hurricane-strengthening, heat-stroke–triggering danger zone is to immediately switch from fossil fuels to renewable energy sources. At the moment, that transition seems unlikely. Show More Summary
Russia stands accused of bold intrusions into vital US infrastructure (elections, nuclear power plants). The US has the ability to fight back. Empowering ordinary Russians with cyber tools against Vladimir Putin's regime would be "kick...Show More Summary
Music streaming is winning because of convenience. To put the shift into perspective: Americans logged 284.7 billion on-demand music streams (be it audio or video) in the first six months of 2017, according to recent Nielsen data. If...Show More Summary