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Recent articles by Ian:

Facebook's Zuckerberg will leave up 'inflammatory' Trump post about Minnesota protests

Trump's post, which included a seeming threat that the National Guard would shoot citizens caught looting, was hidden by Twitter. But not by Facebook. → Read More

Facebook's Zuckerberg defends decision to leave up 'inflamatory' Trump posts about Minnesota protests

President Trump's posts, which included a seeming threat of National Guard shooting citizens caught looting, were censored by Twitter. But not by Facebook. → Read More

PlayStation planning June 4 PS5 event, CEO says supplies look good for launch

In an interview with CNET, Sony's PlayStation CEO says his team is planning to show off new games planned for the PS5, which is due to launch this fall. → Read More

Over 40% of Republicans wrongly believe conspiracy theory about Bill Gates and COVID-19 vaccines

A survey finds a false conspiracy theory about vaccines implanting tracking microchips is popular among Fox News viewers, Republicans and Trump voters. → Read More

More than 40% of Republicans think Bill Gates will use COVID-19 vaccine to implant tracking chips, survey says

A survey from Yahoo News and YouGov finds that the conspiracy theory is popular among Fox News viewers, Republicans and Trump voters. → Read More

Minecraft play spikes, tops 126M builders a month amid COVID-19

Microsoft's open-ended video game was already one of the best-selling games ever. It's still among the most played too. → Read More

Microsoft Build 2020: How to watch the all-digital developer event

Microsoft typically uses the event to discuss new features for Windows, its HoloLens headsets and Office line of apps. It'll start May 19 at 8 a.m. PT. → Read More

Apple buys NextVR, which broadcast sports and music in virtual reality

The move is seen as Apple's latest effort to bolster its coming headset. → Read More

Apple said to begin plans to return workforce to the office by summer

The tech giant was one of the first to sound the alarm about the coronavirus, now it's becoming one of the first to return to its offices. → Read More

Apple opening some US stores next week, with new social distancing rules

"As soon as we can safely open our stores, we will," says the company. → Read More

All the big Xbox, PlayStation, Switch and PC game announcements, even without E3

The major video game show may not be happening this summer, but new games are still being unveiled. → Read More

Apple will open some US stores next week

The iPhone maker had closed its stores around the world as the coronavirus spread. → Read More

The US job market had its worst month in history, but Apple and Amazon are still hiring

The coronavirus put at least 33 million people out of work and pushed unemployment to 14.7%. But so far much of Silicon Valley has been spared. → Read More

Apple, Amazon still hiring as US job market has worst month in history

The coronavirus has put at least 33 million people out of work and pushed unemployment to 14.7%. But so far much of Silicon Valley has been spared. → Read More

Apple, Amazon have thousands of jobs open as unemployment soars

The coronavirus crisis has hit the US economy hard, putting at least 33 million people out of work. A lot of Silicon Valley so far has been spared. → Read More

Assassin's Creed Valhalla lets you attack old England, build Viking settlement

After last week's cinematic teaser, Xbox maker Microsoft and game maker Ubisoft reveal new details about the game. → Read More

Apple and Amazon have thousands of jobs open as startups struggle

The coronavirus crisis has hit the economy hard, putting at least 33 million people out of work. Much of Silicon Valley so far has been spared. → Read More

Big tech still hiring, even as jobless claims set records and COVID-19 spreads

Apple, Amazon, Google, Facebook and Microsoft still have thousands of job postings. But some startups are struggling. → Read More

Apple's WWDC starts June 22 and will be online-only, due to coronavirus

The iPhone maker's developer event shifts online following event cancellations across the tech industry. → Read More

Coronavirus has us even more hooked on big tech than ever before

COVID-19 fears have us embracing Apple, Amazon, Google, and Facebook even more, even if the companies' financial prospects remain up in the air. → Read More