It's becoming a regular thing: Once again, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey testified before Congress. This time around, it was about how their , though the questioning also touched on tech addiction, encryption and antitrust. That was midday Tuesday; later in the day, President Trump for debunking claims of election fraud.
Outside Washington this week, excitement continued for the latest game consoles, with the PlayStation 5 and the and remaining hard to get. But we heard from about how games have become a way of life, and took a deep dive into amid the challenges of .
On the software front, there were some changes of note. For instance, Apple announced it's for developers making less than $1 million a year.with a new focus on managing bank accounts and finances, and Google also said it's . Meanwhile,
And we launched a new package of stories about satellites, called Signals From Above. This week's stories dive into what we can expect from SpaceX's and the .
Here are the stories from the past week that you don't want to miss.
We're building a Great Garbage Shell around the Earth, full of defunct satellites and tiny pieces of junk.
The team behind Andy Rubin's Essential is back, but without Rubin. Now called OSOM, it plans to introduce new privacy-focused hardware and software in late 2021.
Cultured meat could be better for the environment, but whether you'll want to eat it is another issue. And don't expect vegans and vegetarians to get on board.
Exclusive: Apple's AR executives talk about why iPhones and iPads are transforming into world-mapping, object-scanning tools -- and why that matters more right now than glasses.
Elon Musk wants to connect all corners of the planet via space, but his thousands of orbiting routers may pose a risk to satellites and to science.
Making a massive game like Call of Duty isn't easy. Especially during a pandemic while planning for next-gen console hardware.
Even before its Proposition 22 win in California, Uber was emailing drivers in other states about a plan to keep them classified as independent contractors.
As part of the Odeuropa project, researchers from six countries are bringing historical smells, from the sublime to the stinky, to modern noses. "Smells shape our experience of the world."
On CNET's I'm So Obsessed podcast, the director of films like Spy and Ghostbusters explains how his passion for gin led to him making his own.