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Apple iPhone X hits stores, tech giants face US CongressIn this week's wrap-up, Apple's hotly anticipated phone causes people to line up at Apple Stores around the world. Meanwhile, Facebook, Google and Twitter face a frustrated US Congress in a series of hearings investigating the impact of Russian-linked...
This is c/net and hear the stories that matter right now. [NOISE] The Apple iPhone X went on sale in stores on Friday, November 3rd. Apple stores around the world had large lines of people just waiting to get their hands on Apple's latest phone. In San Francisco, California over 300 iPhone X models were stolen from a UPS truck while it was parked outside an Apple Store. Online impressions of the iPhone X are generally favorable, CNET's Scott Stein says, it's a winning evolution of the iPhone. Representatives of Facebook, Google, and Twitter took part in a series of Congressional hearings in order to find out what impact the Russian government may have had in the 2016 US Presidential election. In one hearing US Senators expressed their frustration with the tech giants. Senator Mark Warner said, 'you showed a lack of resources, committment, and a lack of genuine effort.' Senator Diane Feinstein warned that the companies must make changes to the way they handle content or the government will make changes by way of regulation. Nintendo announced that it had sold 1.1 million copies of Super Mario Odyssey in five days in the U.S. alone. Nintendo said, Super Mario Odyssey is the fastest selling Super Mario game ever in the United States. The company also bragged that Odyssey has racked up a Metacritic score of 97 out of 100. Metacritic aggregates scores from all around the internet. Stay up to date with the latest by downloading the cnet's tech today app available for iOS and Android.