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Recent articles by Ben Fox:

Sonos, PopSockets and others lash out against Big Tech's dominance

In US House's latest antitrust hearing, smaller companies raised many concerns about Google, Amazon and Apple. → Read More

Sonos, PopSockets speak out against Big Tech's dominance

In the US House of Representatives' latest antitrust hearing, smaller companies raise many concerns about Google, Amazon and Apple. → Read More

Amazon's Alexa and Google Assistant try making themselves the talk of CES 2020

Which company came out on top? → Read More

Ring CEO defends police partnerships as it rolls out new privacy tools

New features include mandatory two-factor authentication for new devices and a new customer Control Center. → Read More

Amazon sees Alexa devices more than double in just one year

At CES, the e-retailer boasts of hundreds of millions of voice-enabled devices. → Read More

Amazon allegedly threatened to fire employees for speaking out on climate change

These claims come soon after Google fired four of its activist employees. → Read More

How CES keeps gadget enthusiasm going amid the backlash against Silicon Valley

The tech industry will gather in Las Vegas next month following a 2019 filled with scandals, investigations and heaps of criticism. → Read More

Amazon's bizarre and troubled 2019: From HQ2 to Bezos blackmail

The e-commerce titan weathered many scandals, but its business kept charging to new heights. → Read More

Amazon's Alexa dives into mobile world with Echo earbuds, glasses and ring

These on-the-go products -- called Echo Buds, Frames and Loop -- should let you take Alexa with you all day. → Read More

Amazon Alexa's next chapter is voice in your ears, around your finger and on your face

These on-the-go products should let you take Alexa with you all day. → Read More

Emmys 2019 memes: Bob Newhart heckles Ben Stiller, meet Dan Chowder

Newhart, at 90, still brings the laughs. → Read More

Pixel 4: 6 things Google needs to do to beat the iPhone 11 and Galaxy S10

Here's what the Pixel 4 needs to have to compete with Apple and Samsung. → Read More

Amazon looks to expand Alexa's world amid growing privacy concerns

The online retailer will hold a product launch Wednesday, with Alexa expected to go into earbuds and maybe even a robot. → Read More

iPhone 11 Pro and 11 Pro Max review: The iPhone for camera and battery lovers

Apple's iPhone 11 Pro models offer just a little bit extra, but some of those features matter a lot to extreme mobile users and pixel experts. → Read More

Jeff Bezos unveils ambitious set of Amazon projects to take on climate change

The company seeks to become carbon neutral by 2040, helped by a $100 million reforestation program and the purchase of 100,000 electric delivery vans. → Read More

Jeff Bezos announces pledge to make Amazon carbon neutral by 2040

The Climate Pledge seeks to reach goals of Paris climate accord 10 years early. → Read More

Amazon wants to double its Locker program over the next year

The move comes as Amazon works to speed up its Prime deliveries and make up for losing FedEx as a shipping partner. → Read More

Why the iPhone 11's lack of 5G won't hurt it, even when Android phones are doubling down

Commentary: Apple is late to 5G, but chances are, you're not missing out. → Read More

Best 2-in-1 PCs in 2019 for when you need a laptop and tablet in one

Whether you want something that's more tablet than laptop or more laptop than tablet, there's one here to meet your needs and budget. → Read More

Walmart goes big on its new grocery delivery membership program

The Delivery Unlimited program is expanding to over a thousand more US stores. → Read More