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Recent articles by Steven:

Interactive Google Doodle Game Celebrates Video Game Pioneer Jerry Lawson

Known as the "father of the video game cartridge," Lawson led the team that would create a system that paved the way for several popular video game consoles. → Read More

Disney Channel, ESPN Lose 2 Million Subscribers Each

The two cable networks are the largest owned by The Walt Disney Co. Disney also bought from MLB the remaining stake in streaming company BAMTech. → Read More

Google Kicks Off 2022 World Cup With Doodle, New Game

A new multiplayer game pits fans around the world against each other. → Read More

Steve Jobs' Old Sandals Sell at Auction for Record $218K

The late Apple co-founder wore the Birkenstocks in the 1970s and '80s, an auction house says. → Read More

Amazon Unveils Smaller Delivery Drone That Can Fly in Rain

The new design promises to be quieter and have a greater range. → Read More

Meta Said to Be Preparing for Mass Layoffs

The job cuts could be the Facebook parent's first large-scale reduction in company history. → Read More

Ex-Apple Employee Admits Defrauding Tech Giant of $17 Million

Former parts buyer engaged in theft, taking kickbacks and inflating invoices, prosecutors say. → Read More

Twitter Reportedly Plans to Charge $20 a Month for Verified Accounts

Reports state Twitter is considering a $20 monthly subscription for blue checkmarks. → Read More

Twitter May Tie Verified Status to Paid Twitter Blue Subscription

Executives at the social media company are considering making a $5 a month subscription a condition of holding on to the blue check mark, Platformer reports. → Read More

Google Scares Up New Great Ghoul Duel Doodle for Halloween

The popular multiplayer game has been resurrected to haunt your holiday. → Read More

Samsung Names Jay Y. Lee as Executive Chairman

Appointment comes a little more than two months after Lee was granted a presidential pardon for bribery, perjury and embezzlement. → Read More

Samsung's Third-Quarter Profit Plunges Amid Chip Market Woes

Memory chips are a key moneymaker for the electronics giant, but oversupply in the market is leading to significantly lower prices. → Read More

Intel's Mobileye Unit for Self-Driving Cars Opens Above IPO Range

The chip giant's subsidiary opened at $26.71 on Wednesday, higher than the $18 to $20 range previously expected. → Read More

Intel's Mobileye Self-Driving Car Unit Prices IPO Above Range

The chip giant's subsidiary sets the price at $21 a share, higher than the $18 to $20 range previously expected. → Read More

FTC Takes Action Against Drizly for 2020 Data Breach

The alcohol delivery company agrees to tighten data security practices amid allegations it knew of security lapses two years before a hacker stole 2.5 million customers' personal information. → Read More

Elon Musk Reportedly Plans to Lay Off Majority of Twitter Employees

Elon Musk has told investors he plans to cut nearly 75% of the workforce if he takes control of the company, The Washington Post reports. → Read More

SpaceX Unveils Starlink Internet Services for Private Jets

Starlink Aviation will deliver speeds up to 350Mbps, fast enough to conduct video calls, SpaceX says. → Read More

Astronaut James McDivitt, Apollo 9 Commander, Dies at 93

His flight provided crucial tests of the lunar module that would land the first humans on the moon. → Read More

Mormon Church Data Breach Exposed Members' Personal Information

The cyberattack occurred in March but was kept confidential at law enforcement's request, the church says. → Read More

iPhone 14 Reportedly Dialing 911 During Roller Coaster Rides

The handset's Crash Detection feature is apparently misinterpreting the wild movements as car accidents. → Read More