Tag: tech

  • Can you tell between a real and computer-generated face?

    The FTC Bureau of Competition has announced the formation of a Technology Task Force dedicated to monitoring competition among the U.S. tech industry.Image: DAMIEN MEYER/AFP/Getty Images A new government task force has been assembled to monitor anti-competitive behavior in the tech industry. On Tuesday, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced that its Bureau of Competition […]

  • Amazon said to be reconsidering New York City headquarters

    New York (CNN Business)Amazon may not deliver a new headquarters to New York City after all. Amazon selected New York City and Northern Virginia in November to split duty as its second headquarters (nicknamed HQ2) after a year-long search. Each city was expected to have more than 25,000 workers over time. New York Governor Andrew […]

  • Eminem and Kanye West top Spotify’s all-time workout songs list

    Spotify is spending hundreds of millions of dollars on podcast-related acquisitions.Image: Thomas Trutschel/Photothek via Getty Images Music-streaming king Spotify sees a future in podcasts. The company announced on Wednesday that it has made two huge acquisitions that firmly plant Spotify in the podcasting business. The music-streaming giant has bought Gimlet Media Inc., a popular podcast […]

  • A crypto exchange may have lost $145 million after its CEO suddenly died

    Hong Kong (CNN Business)The death of a Canadian entrepreneur has left a huge stash of cryptocurrencies locked off from the people who own them. Cotten’s death has plunged Quadriga into crisis and left it struggling to figure out how to refund more than 100,000 of its users. On Tuesday, the company said it was granted […]

  • The 2019 Oscar nominations are finally here

    Instagram isn't hiding your posts on purpose, the company says.Image: mashable / lili sams Instagram is once again trying to reassure users that its algorithm isn’t actively “hiding” posts from people. The company issued a rare rebuttal to criticism of its algorithm in response to a viral meme claiming that said algorithm only surfaces posts […]

  • Tim Cook has a really big iPhone problem

    New York (CNN Business)Apple has been fighting gravity for years, and it’s starting to lose the battle. Lacking a “next big thing,” Cook went with the next best thing: He banked on the iPhone’s continued success. Trouble with the iPhone Despite dozens of successful smartphone competitors, Apple’s iPhone remains a runaway hit. But iPhone sales […]

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