CNET Update is reading 1984:
This episode of Update, get a better understanding of the controversy around the
National Security Agency's PRISM program
. Thanks to broadly defined security laws, the government is gathering intelligence with data from Microsoft, Google, Yahoo, AOL, Facebook, Apple and other big tech companies. The U.K.'s government is
also tapped into the PRISM program
. President Obama
has defended PRISM
NSA gathering phone records
from Verizon, AT&T and Sprint.
And that's not the only controversial tech news. Microsoft's Xbox One console will make it
complicated to loan a game to a friend
, and it requires an Internet connection to play games.
As Apple's WWDC announcement draws near, CNET has learned that
Sony has signed a deal with Apple's streaming radio service
, dubbed iRadio. Now that it has deals with three major music labels, Apple may be ready to announce this service at
its keynote on Monday
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