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Trump's phone security questioned, Disney drops PewDiePie over anti-Semitic videosIn today's tech news, Democratic senators are concerned about the security of President Trump's phone usage. Disney's Maker Studio drops its biggest star, and Apple will produce a reality TV show.
This is CNet, and here are the stories that matter right now. Two Democratic senators are worried that President Donald Trump's use of an unencrypted phone could pose a national security risk. Though the Secret Service issued Trump a secured phone, he has since reportedly used an unsecured Android phone for tweeting. In a letter sent last week to the Secretary of Defense Senators Tom Carter and Claire McCaskill wrote that such a device could be vulnerable to hacking and endanger the preservation of presidential records. Disney has dropped Swedish YouTuber Felix Kjellberg from its Maker Studio after he posted several anti-Semitic videos to his channel. The video from January now deleted Kellberg was shown laughing as two men held up a banner that read death to all Jews. Kellberg's YouTube channel is a multi-million dollar business with more than 53 million subscribers. A new reality TV show, Planet of the Apps, is coming to the Apple Music streaming app in the spring. App developers will get 60 seconds to pitch their ideas to a panel of celebrity judges like Jessica Alba and will.i.am who will judge the ideas by swiping left or right, Tinder fashion. The show signals Apple's move toward creating original content, following in the footsteps of Netflix and Amazon. [SOUND] Stay up to date with the latest by downloading the CNet tech today app available for iOS And android