California passes bill to make internet safer for kids

California passes bill to make internet safer for kids

A girl looks at her computer screen Alain Jocard | AFP | Getty Images The California state legislature this week passed a bill that, if passed, would require online platforms to take additional steps to ensure their services are safe for young users. The state senate unanimously approved California Age Appropriate Design Code Act Monday, … Read more

Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai: Interview with CNBC

Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai: Interview with CNBC

Google CEO Sundar Pichai says that while consumers put the covid pandemic in the rearview mirror, the economy is clearly a growing concern for the company and the wider market. “We certainly see the uncertainty ahead of us, like everyone else,” Pichai told CNBC’s Deirdre Bosa in an interview Wednesday at Google’s annual I/O conference … Read more

Bausch Health, Meta, Comcast, Qualcomm and more

Bausch Health, Meta, Comcast, Qualcomm and more

In this photo illustration, a woman’s silhouette is holding a smartphone with the Meta Platforms, Inc. logo displayed onscreen. Raphael Henrique | Light flare | Getty Images Find out which companies are making headlines in the midday business. Bausch Health – Trading in the pharmaceutical company’s shares was halted after the stock fell 50%. A … Read more

Apple Q3 2022 Earnings Preview: Macro Concerns Dominate

Apple Q3 2022 Earnings Preview: Macro Concerns Dominate

Apple Inc. CEO Tim Cook speaks during the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference at the Apple Park campus in Cupertino, California, U.S., Monday, June 6, 2022. David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images Apple publishes Thursday its results for the quarter ended in June. Apple’s fiscal third quarter is typically the company’s smallest in terms … Read more

Meta says VR headset users won’t need Facebook credentials to access devices

Meta says VR headset users won’t need Facebook credentials to access devices

Facebook Inc. CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks during the virtual Facebook Connect event, where the company announced its rebranding to Meta, in New York, U.S., Thursday, October 28, 2021. Michael Nagle | Bloomberg | Getty Images Meta introduces a new way for people to log into virtual reality headsets without using their Facebook credentials, the company’s … Read more

Apple’s iPhone Lock Mode is meant to stop state-sponsored hacking

Apple’s iPhone Lock Mode is meant to stop state-sponsored hacking

Apple CEO Tim Cook delivers a speech during the European Union Privacy Conference at the European Parliament in Brussels, Belgium, October 24, 2018. yves herman | Reuters Apple on Wednesday announced a new feature for iPhones called Lockdown Mode to protect high-level users such as politicians and activists from state-sponsored hackers. Lock mode disables several … Read more