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Recent articles by Ian:

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

Facebook's $5 billion FTC fine is just the start of its problems

The world’s largest social network may have settled one investigation, but it’s got many more to come. → Read More

Facebook lost control of our data. Now it's paying a record $5 billion fine

It turns out the company will pay a price after all for its endless scandals. But don't worry, Facebook made $22 billion last year. → Read More

Watch here live: Special Counsel Robert Mueller's testimony to Congress

Mueller is discussing his report on Russian interference in the 2016 election, as well as his investigation into whether President Donald Trump obstructed justice. → Read More

Google, Apple, Amazon and Facebook face off with Congress this week

Google, Apple, Amazon and Facebook will be appearing before three congressional hearings to discuss antitrust and cryptocurrency. → Read More

Apple remotely disables feature in Zoom conferencing app after webcam scare

The iPhone maker quietly sends out an update to its Mac computers to plug a potential security hole. → Read More

Facebook, Google, Apple and Amazon said to testify at Congressional antitrust hearing next week

Executives from each of the company will answer questions on the latest efforts to break up big tech, Politico reports. → Read More

Sarin gas said to be discovered at a Facebook office

A local report says a machine at the social networking giant's mail sorting facility warned of the toxic substance. → Read More

Jony Ive leaving Apple signals the end of Steve Jobs era

From Apple TV Plus to its chief designer moving on, the iPhone maker is becoming a different company. → Read More

With Jony Ive's departure, so goes Apple's Steve Jobs era

From Apple TV Plus to its chief designer moving on, the iPhone maker is becoming a different company. → Read More

iPhone designer Jony Ive is leaving Apple

The celebrated tech designer, who worked with co-founder Steve Jobs on the iMac, iPod and iPhone, is starting his own firm. Apple will be a primary client. → Read More

The next video game you play may never end

They're promising more immersive stories you can play with your friends. And people are eating it up. → Read More

At E3 2019, video game makers held back the hype

The gaming industry is learning to manage expectations. → Read More

E3 2019: Xbox, PlayStation still rule, but streaming is a game-changer

The world's largest video game conference was as full of games and celebrities as it's always been, but it's clear that streaming tech like Google's Stadia became the talk of the show. → Read More

Gaming can be toxic toward women and minorities. Electronic Arts wants to help fix that

There are too many stories about racist and sexist comments, bullying and bad behavior in video games, the company says. → Read More

Microsoft's Xbox chief: Project Scarlett likely isn't the last console

Streaming services are all the rage, but don't go thinking that means we'll see fewer devices, says Phil Spencer, head of Xbox. → Read More

Xbox Project Scarlett details at E3 2019: Disc drive confirmed, plus 8K graphics

Here's what else we know about the upcoming console, including 8K graphics, 120 fps and SSD. → Read More

New Xbox Project Scarlett details: 8K graphics, 120 fps and coming in 2020, Microsoft says at E3 2019

`The new console, coming next year, will also have an SSD and feature Halo Infinite as a launch title. → Read More