Microsoft pushes into AI and Tesla fans rush to reserve Model 3Bots and artificial intelligence are the next stage of apps for Microsoft. Also, the FBI's iPhone hack raises questions and Tesla sees massive preorders for a car that doesn't yet exist.
These are the top stories of the week. The FBI learned how to hack into an iPhone. Microsoft wants bots to replace apps and everything else you need to know. The great privacy battle between the FBI and Apple has been called on Locked for now and the court filing that US department of justice said the FBI was able to break in to the encrypted IPhone 5C of the San Bernardino terrorist and no longer needed to go to court. Force Apple to build a backdoor. But there are still many questions about what happened and if this could be done to other iPhones. All the government will reveal is that it got help from an outside party. Meanwhile, Microsoft showed off its progress with artificial intelligence. Cortana can help you book a hotel room or order a pizza, just as long as Companies are building bots to handle such requests for Cortona to carry out. At the annual build conference, Microsoft saya chatting with a bot inside of Skype or with Cortona is the future rather than opening an app for every task. We also saw how AI can quickly interpret what's happening in a photo. Which could be used in applications to help blind people know what's happening in. Front of them or read people's expression. And speaking of the future the world went crazy for Tesla's next electric car. And thousands of people waiting in a line to pre-order it even before knowing what it looked like or what it could do. In the first 24 hours more than 180,000 people reserved the Model 3 sedan. Which will not be in production until late next year. What made everyone excited was the promise of a reasonable price tag. It's $35,000. It can do 215 miles on one charge. And Musk said he wants to get double the amount of super charger stations on the roads by next year. It takes a half hour to get an 80% charge, but there's so much news packed in this week, it's time to go rapid fire. The Oculus Rift virtual reality headset is now arriving to those that pre-ordered early. The cool hand motion controller, so it won't come out until later this year. Snapchat adds new chat features. And you can put more text on the snap. Nintendo releases Miitomo. It's first mobile app for iOS and Android. It's like social media blended into a game. And at Amazon expanded its offering to Dash Buttons, you can feel your home with more than a hundred branded buttons to instantly order just about anything, because the world needs a button for instant burritos. Now you're all caught up and sacked to get your daily dose of tech news. Check out cnet.com/update and for a weekly dose, hit up cent.com/radar. I'm Bridget Carey. Signing off. [BLANK_AUDIO]