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Recent articles by Ian:

Oprah quits sexual harassment documentary slated for Sundance and Apple TV Plus

She says she stepped away over creative differences. → Read More

Las Vegas hit by cyberattack as it hosts CES

The attack came as more than 175,000 people gathered for the world's largest tech show. → Read More

Facebook's redesigned look for desktops is coming before spring 2020

The new design, announced last year, has a less cluttered look and brighter icons. Facebook's started offering test access to some users. → Read More

Mark Zuckerberg's New Year's resolution: No more annual challenges

For the past decade, Facebook's CEO has pushed himself to learn mandarin, run and code artificial intelligence software for his home. → Read More

Apple says its App Store hit records in 2019

The tech giant says app sales between Christmas Eve and New Year's in 2019 grew 16% over the past year. → Read More

Apple said to have talked with Pac-12 and MGM around Apple TV

The tech giant held the talks as a way to broaden appeal of its Apple TV app and Apple TV Plus subscription service, says a report. → Read More

Microsoft's Xbox Series X: Better graphics, xCloud and everything we know so far

Microsoft hasn't given a price, but we know the next-gen Xbox, previously called Project Scarlett, is coming next year. → Read More

Samsung disses Apple, Groupon whiffs it: Notable tech ads of the 2010s

The tech commercials of the last 10 years ran the gamut from mean-spirited to truly artistic to completely clueless. Let's roll the clips. → Read More

Xbox Series X, Microsoft's brand new game console, has a bold new design

In an interview with GameSpot, Microsoft discusses its plans for the next-generation video game console, coming 2020. → Read More

VR sales on the upswing, thanks to Facebook's Oculus Quest

Virtual reality may be starting to grab people's attention. → Read More

Apple: Only clean the Pro Display XDR nano-texture screen with our polishing cloth

Apple's high-end computer monitor, meant to pair with the Mac Pro, promises beautiful images -- after special treatment. → Read More

Apple's iOS 13.3 for iPhones and iPads introduces communications limits for kids

The tech giant's allowing parents to control who their kids talk to and when. → Read More

Judge says class action over Apple's MacBook butterfly keyboards can continue

The keyboard has drawn criticism from many Apple fans because they say it's prone to breaking. → Read More

Apple criticized by Ukraine for labeling Crimea as part of Russia

Apple Maps reportedly shows Crimea, annexed by Russia from Ukraine in 2014, as part of Russia. → Read More

Facebook, Amazon and Samsung: 2019 is the year tech couldn't stop screwing up

Tesla's Cybertruck demo fail, MoviePass's death, and AT&T accused of fake 5G -- oh my! → Read More

Google Stadia wants to be the future of gaming. So do Microsoft, Sony and Amazon

The game streaming future is here, but who's gonna sell it to you? → Read More

Uber's fall from grace, Equifax hacked, #MeToo: Tech scandals 2017-18

The honeymoon is over for not just the ride-hailing company, but Twitter and Facebook too. → Read More

Tim Cook discusses Steve Jobs, environmental efforts and privacy at Dreamforce 2019

Cook made the comments in a fireside chat with Marc Benioff at Salesforce's Dreamforce conference in San Francisco. → Read More

GamerGate, Theranos, Galaxy Note 7 fires: Tech scandals, 2014-16

Social media started turning ugly by mid-decade. → Read More

Apple Maps, Netflix price hike and Edward Snowden: Tech scandals 2010-13

The first years of the decade brought us no shortage of tech scandals, outrage and flops. → Read More