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Recent articles by Ian:

Some Oculus employees weren't sure if Facebook was creepy or evil

In the book The History of the Future, we get an inside look at Oculus VR, Facebook and all the politics and drama that go with them. → Read More

Even Silicon Valley workers want more regulation of the tech industry

A survey of tech workers finds that even they think people's data is shared too much and their companies are failing to stop security threats. → Read More

It's Valentine's Day, and tech has taken over our relationships

Dating hasn't just been turned upside down by technology, it's being dominated by it. → Read More

Fortnite, look out: Apex Legends tallies 25 million players a week after launch

The new game from the team that makes Titanfall for Electronic Arts is getting a lot of attention. → Read More

Sony's Shawn Layden wants fewer, bigger PlayStation games

Video game makers are struggling to adapt to the internet era. With the PS5 on the horizon, Sony's video game boss has a plan. → Read More

Apex Legends notches 10 million players in three days as it takes on Fortnite

The new game from the team that makes Titanfall for Electronic Arts has also won millions of fans. → Read More

Apple's retail chief Angela Ahrendts is leaving the company in April

The former Burberry CEO, who joined the iPhone maker in 2014, is leaving "for or new personal and professional pursuits." → Read More

Facebook at 15: Zuckerberg still thinks he's empowering you all

Also, Facebook's spending a fortune on safety and security these days. → Read More

How Trump's border wall could embrace drones, cameras and AI

Democrats are looking to high-tech alternatives to the $5.7 billion physical barrier the president wants to build. → Read More

Apple's iPhones hit a wall. Now we know how bad it is

Apple's got a lot of problems to fix. → Read More

Microsoft Office lands on the Mac App Store

Now you can download Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote and OneDrive from Apple. No Clippy though. → Read More

CenturyLink outage that hit 911 service spurs FCC investigation

The disruption affected 911 emergency services nationwide. FCC Chairman Ajit Pai called the problem "particularly troubling" in its "breadth and duration." → Read More

Mark Zuckerberg on Facebook's 2018: We've changed, we promise

The Facebook CEO sums up the year, covering all the things his company's done -- including responding to an endless string of scandals. → Read More

Mark Zuckerberg is still Facebook's chairman and CEO, FYI

As Facebook struggles with intense scrutiny and drama, there's been speculation about Zuckerberg's role at the company. → Read More

FCC to investigate CenturyLink as nationwide outage continues, 911 calls disrupted

Problems started early Thursday and continued into Friday, as the FCC launches an investigation into the outage and its effect on 911 calls. → Read More

CenturyLink customers get belated coal in their stockings with hours-long nationwide outage

The problem's been going on since 4 a.m. ET, according to DownDetector. → Read More

Fortnite reportedly will pull in an epic $3 billion profit this year

The free-to-play last-man-standing battle royale game is already a hit. Now it's making a bunch of money too. → Read More

Instagram's latest test getting rid of vertical scroll went pretty poorly

Cue the drama. → Read More

Mission: Impossible is coming to VR

It’s coming to a retail space and sofa near you -- if you choose to accept it. → Read More

Facebook's Zuckerberg, Elon Musk and bitcoin: The biggest Tech Turkeys of 2018

The tech industry has had so many screwups this year, it's hard to keep track. But with CNET's 2018 edition of Tech Turkeys, we're gonna try. → Read More