Apple sues Israeli cybersecurity firm over spyware, T-Mobile pays $20M after 911 call outage
Apple sues Israeli cybersecurity firm over spyware, T-Mobile pays $20M after 911 call outage
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Apple sues Israeli cybersecurity firm over spyware, T-Mobile pays $20M after 911 call outage

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Speaker 1: This is CNET. And here are the stories that matter right now, apple has sued Israeli cybersecurity firm NSO saying the company provides state sponsored spyware, used to surveil apple users. Under the lawsuit. Apple is seeking to ban the firm from using its hardware, software or devices in order to protect users from further abuse and harm. NSO says it's Pegasus surveillance software helps authorities combat criminals, but the spyware has also been uncovered [00:00:30] on the phones of activists and journalists NSO. Didn't immediately comment on the suit. T-Mobile will pay a $19.5 million penalty over a major outage in 2020 that affected 9 1 1 calls. The settlement comes following an investigation by the us federal communications commission. According to the FCC, a 12 hour outage on June 15th last year led to the complete failure of more than 23,000 9 1 1 calls on the carriers network. T-Mobile says it's now enhanced [00:01:00] its network to prevent similar of problems in the future. And finally, Spotify has partnered with Netflix to make it easier for users to find music from their favorite shows on the streaming service. The Netflix hub launched on Tuesday includes official soundtracks from shows like squid game Bridgeton and stranger things, as well as podcasts and playlists, the services available to free and premium some just type Netflix in the Spotify search bar, state to date with the latest by visiting CNET.

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