Laura Sydell appears in the following:
Saturday, March 23, 2019
It can be frustrating when viewers try to figure out which service has what they want to watch — Netflix, Prime, Hulu? It's about to get worse as more streaming services launch this year.
Tuesday, March 05, 2019
Sacramento, Calif., is one of the first U.S. cities to have 5G wireless service, and its mayor sees 5G giving the city an edge in attracting businesses and autonomous-vehicle technology.
Wednesday, February 27, 2019
As its iPhone sales growth slows, Apple has been expanding its presence in health care, where privacy matters. Apple's privacy values could give it an edge, if the company lives up to them.
Friday, February 22, 2019
They say Microsoft's contract "crossed the line" into weapons development for the first time and that the company is failing to inform its engineers "on the intent of the software they are building."
Thursday, February 21, 2019
Following the unsealing of court documents, children's rights groups are asking the agency to open an investigation into practices that allow such purchases without parental permission.
Tuesday, February 12, 2019
An app that allows men to track the whereabouts of their wives and daughters is available in the Apple and Google app stores in Saudi Arabia. The firms are getting blowback for carrying the app.
Monday, February 11, 2019
"Both sides are talking and I always think that is always the essential thing to reaching an agreement," Cook tells NPR. The U.S. has set a March 1 deadline for the talks, which resume this week.
Friday, February 08, 2019
As the number of streaming TV services grows, are you getting frustrated trying to find that one show you want? Are the costs of subscription services adding up?
Tuesday, February 05, 2019
Alphabet, parent company of Google, reported strong revenue in the last quarter — mostly from advertising. Analysts weren't totally satisfied with the results. They say the company is spending more.
Wednesday, January 30, 2019
Apple posted its first holiday quarter decline in revenue and profit in more than a decade. It warned the slowdown in its core iPhone business and weakness in China have spilled into this year.
Monday, January 28, 2019
Silicon Valley is rethinking the implications of technology that disrupts entire industries, while the man who coined the term "disruptive innovation" stands by its basic goodness.
Wednesday, January 23, 2019
A suspended Twitter account appears to have help spread video of a controversial encounter between a group of Catholic school boys and a Native American elder.
Sunday, January 20, 2019
The longer the federal shutdown lasts, the more likely security breaches of government websites become, cyber specialists say. And it could lead to security problems long after the government reopens.
Tuesday, January 15, 2019
Apple's stock nose dived after the company told analysts that it would be lowering revenue expectations this quarter. It cited problems in China as the reason.
Monday, August 13, 2018
In the age of fast-paced social media, the pressure to perform has reached new heights. Like many entertainers who dream of reaching the top, YouTube stars are discovering it's not all fun and games.
Thursday, July 26, 2018
Facebook's user growth and earnings fell short of expectations in a second quarter report, sending its stock prices plunging.
Thursday, July 19, 2018
Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff has been under mounting pressure for the company's contract with U.S. Customs and Border Patrol. A Texas nonprofit says it won't accept a contribution from the company.
Wednesday, July 18, 2018
The European Commission alleges that by forcing device-makers to install Google apps on Android devices it gains a significant advantage over competitors. Google plans to appeal.
Saturday, July 14, 2018
Workers from Salesforce, Microsoft and other firms have been putting pressure on the companies, arguing that they support immoral policies through their ties to the federal government.
Monday, July 09, 2018
Siri, Alexa and Cortana all started out as female. Now a group of marketing executives, tech experts and academics are trying to make virtual assistants more egalitarian.