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Recent articles by Ian:

Twitter, you'll crimp world leaders' tweets? Good luck with that

Commentary: Social media is at the center of media and politics, but its plan to get ready for what might come in 2020 seems weak. Let's ask Twitter’s CEO about it -- together. → Read More

Jack Dorsey, I still have questions about harassment, Twitter and Donald Trump

Commentary: Social media is at the center of media and politics, but its plan to get ready for what might come in 2020 seems weak. Let's ask Twitter’s CEO about it -- together. → Read More

Say goodbye to Google's Daydream VR experiment

Google helped kickstart people's interest in virtual reality. Now it's giving up. → Read More

Apple defends the way it shares Safari browser data with Google or Tencent

Security analysts and journalists over the weekend expressed concern Apple was being cavalier with users' privacy. → Read More

Microsoft's Surface Duo phone is powered by Google's Android, and that's a big deal

The software titan gets back in the mobile game, thanks to its adoption of a once-rival platform, and the reputation of its Surface devices. → Read More

Microsoft using Google's Android software is bigger than its Surface Duo phone

The software titan gets back in the mobile game, thanks to its adoption of a once-rival platform, and the reputation of its Surface devices. → Read More

Microsoft's embrace of Google's Android software is bigger than its new phone

The software titan gets back in the mobile game, thanks to its adoption of a once-rival platform, and the reputation of its Surface devices. → Read More

Microsoft event 2019: New Surface Duo phone, Surface Neo tablet and every other Surface announced

Everything Microsoft unveiled at the October 2019 event, including its Surface Pro X, Surface Laptop 3, Surface Pro 7 and Surface Earbuds. → Read More

Microsoft Surface event 2019: New laptops, earbuds and how to watch live

Watch a live stream of Microsoft’s hardware announcements event, including updates to its Surface line of computers, on Wednesday, Oct. 2. → Read More

Microsoft Surface event 2019: Leaks, how to watch, rumors

Watch a live stream of Microsoft’s hardware announcements event, including updates to its Surface line of computers, on Wednesday, Oct. 2. → Read More

Sony halves price of PlayStation Now streaming games service to go up against Microsoft, Google

Competition is heating up. → Read More

Oculus, Respawn bringing 'Medal of Honor' WWII shooter to virtual reality

The new title is a high profile effort from a division of Electronic Arts, one of the world's biggest game companies. → Read More

Facebook's Oculus wants to let you control VR with your hands

A new capability coming to Oculus VR headsets next year will allow you to control the device without a controller. → Read More

Facebook's Oculus Connect VR conference Day 1: How to watch

The world's largest social network is holding a two-day conference in San Jose starting Wednesday. The keynote presentation, headed by Zuckerberg, will start today 10 a.m. PT / 1 p.m. ET. → Read More

Kik shuts down messaging app in fight with SEC

But it's doubling down on support for Kin, its cryptocurrency. → Read More

Facebook's Oculus must do these things for virtual reality to win

The VR leader hasn't convinced the masses to buy in yet. But Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is still trying. → Read More

Apple Arcade bets family gaming can blast away subscription fatigue

The tech world is obsessed with subscriptions, but many of us are tapped out on monthly fees. Apple thinks games will buck the trend. → Read More

8chan is struggling to stay online in wake of El Paso massacre

Online security platform Cloudflare ditches 8chan, rendering it vulnerable to DDoS and other attacks. The infamous forum is went offline early Monday, but some people can access it again. → Read More

Apple's Q3 earnings are all about the iPhone 11 hints

After iPhone sales have stalled over the last few quarters, Apple's looking to regain some momentum. → Read More

Apple listens to some Siri recordings to make it better

Not everything Siri hears is completely private, according to the Guardian. → Read More