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Recent articles by Steven:

Donald Trump launches channel on game-streaming service Twitch

The move is odd in that the president has been critical of video games. → Read More

Donald Trump joins Twitch, Amazon's game-streaming service

The move is odd in that the president has been critical of video games, and then there's the matter of who owns Twitch. → Read More

Google Assistant taps Issa Rae for second celebrity cameo voice

Ask the star of HBO's Insecure to tell you a joke or give you some motivation -- and she will. → Read More

Court finds FBI use of NSA database violated Americans' Fourth Amendment rights

One employee used the database to search for himself, relatives and other FBI employees, according to newly declassified documents. → Read More

Andy Rubin tweets photos of shapely new Essential phone

New handset sports new form factor and iridescent colors. → Read More

US blacklists 8 Chinese tech companies over human rights issues

Companies are accused of human rights violations against Uighur Muslims and other predominantly Muslim ethnic minorities. → Read More

Lawsuit accuses Fortnite maker of designing game to be addictive

Players of Epic Games' hit online game have had to seek treatment, a complaint in Canada charges. → Read More

US, UK sign pact to share electronic evidence in criminal cases

Agreement will allow law enforcement officials to demand evidence from tech companies in the other's country. → Read More

Uber to launch Uber Works temp worker app Friday in Chicago

New app emerges as Uber grapples with changes that could upend the gig economy. → Read More

Google beefs up user privacy controls for Assistant, YouTube

You can now tell Google Assistant to delete your activity history. → Read More

TweetDeck experiencing widespread issues

The Twitter dashboard is showing performance issues at locations around the world. → Read More

Visa, Mastercard reportedly reconsidering support for Facebook's Libra

Crypotcurrency network's financial partners are wary of regulatory scrutiny, The Wall Street Journal reports. → Read More

Google Doodle honors Dr. Herbert Kleber, changed how drug addiction is viewed

The American psychiatrist saved countless lives in the process. → Read More

Google reportedly under antitrust scrutiny for new internet encryption protocol

New standard aims to improve security and privacy by encrypting internet traffic. → Read More

Google celebrates 21st birthday with a Doodle

The company has grown a lot since its humble beginnings as a web search engine. → Read More

Facebook reportedly facing another antitrust probe

Social networking giant is already facing investigations from the FTC, the House antitrust committee and a host of attorneys general. → Read More

Facebook says it won't fact-check politicians' posts

Politicians' comments are newsworthy and should be seen and heard, a Facebook executive says. → Read More

Google welcomes first day of fall with dual Doodles for the equinox

The calendar tells us that fall has arrived in the north. → Read More

Google welcomes Oktoberfest with pretzel Doodle

It may have originated with the Church, but the salty snack takes center stage at the annual Bavarian beer festival. → Read More

Tinder reportedly tinkering with original video content

Mobile dating app's first series will have little to do with relationships, Reuters reports. → Read More