Pandora to play songs on demand and Microsoft goes big in security
Pandora to play songs on demand and Microsoft goes big in security
2:23

Pandora to play songs on demand and Microsoft goes big in security

Tech Industry
These are the top stories of the week: Pandora is about to change. Microsoft is serious about security plus, google's got a new way to use apps. All that and what flew under the radar? Music streamers RDIO is in bankruptcy. and Pandora will purchase several key assets from RDIO for $75 Million dollars in cash. This opens the door for Pandora to offer an On-demand version of it's music service Expect a new on demand Pandora to arrive next year. Rdio streaming service will cease, but the exact date isn't known yet. Microsoft announced a new cyber defense operation center. It's an actual facility that is staffed with dedicated teams 24 hours a day, seven days a week. This center will be able to respond to attacks and have direct access to thousands of security professionals and engineers. All of this is set up so Microsoft can respond quickly to security issues that pop up. Google search got more powerful It can show results found within other apps, even if those results don't have an equivalent on the web. The Google Search App will show you those results without needing you to download that app. How? Google will stream the app from its servers to you. Giving you a full app experience without a download. The first partners include hotel tonight and the New York MTA subway map. Right now Google app streaming is limited to it's search app running on Android 5.0 or 6.0. Lots more news to know. Let's go rapid fire. Google social network Google Plus is getting a redesign. It'll focus on communities and collections. Apple Pay is now in Canada and Australia, but is limited to certain American Express cards only right now. And Microsoft announced a partnership with Code. Org that will teach people the basics of computer science in an hour using Minecraft themed lessons. Here's what flew under the radar this week. Say hello to the recently released Asus Chromebit. It's a tiny, full computer running Google's Chrome OS that cost about $85. On one end there's an HDMI output that you attach to a monitor or TV. The Chromebit doesn't have a battery so you'll need to use the included power adapter It's got one USB port, but you can connect a wireless Bluetooth keyboard and mouse. It might be a bit limited, since it's Chromolys, but, for web work, it should do. Now you're all caught up in tech. To get your daily dose of tech news, check out cnet.com/update. For a weekly dose, head up to cnet.com/radar. I'm Iyaz Akhtar signing off. [MUSIC]

Up Next

Apple iOS 9.3.5 solves huge security problems
radar082616.jpg

Up Next

Apple iOS 9.3.5 solves huge security problems

US shuts down world's largest torrent site
42-46586776.jpg

US shuts down world's largest torrent site

10 million Androids infected with malware
fd-horizontal-android-phones-8278.jpg

10 million Androids infected with malware

Google builds superfast internet cable built between US and Japan
googlelogo.jpg

Google builds superfast internet cable built between US and Japan

Alphabet expands Google Fiber and introduces a new robot
radar062416.jpg

Alphabet expands Google Fiber and introduces a new robot

Apple underwhelms at WWDC
wwdc-2016-slides-1.jpg

Apple underwhelms at WWDC

Twitter alerts millions about data breach
gettyimages-521454784-2.jpg

Twitter alerts millions about data breach

Microsoft wants to put holograms everywhere
radar0602160.jpg

Microsoft wants to put holograms everywhere

Microsoft cuts 1,850 jobs from smartphone hardware biz
Building_99_Redmond_Campus_2_Web_610x407.jpg

Microsoft cuts 1,850 jobs from smartphone hardware biz

Tech Shows

The Apple Core
apple-core-w

The Apple Core

Alphabet City
alphabet-city-w

Alphabet City

CNET Top 5
cnet-top-5-w

CNET Top 5

The Daily Charge
dc-site-1color-logo.png

The Daily Charge

What the Future
what-the-future-w

What the Future

Tech Today
tech-today-w

Tech Today

Latest News All latest news

Why NASA Is Helping Apptronik Build a Humanoid Robot
apptronik-seq-00-06-02-21-still007

Why NASA Is Helping Apptronik Build a Humanoid Robot

One Day With Samsung's New Galaxy S23 Ultra
24-hours-with-the-s23-ultra-3

One Day With Samsung's New Galaxy S23 Ultra

Apple's Mysterious New Music App
230201-yt-apple-new-music-app-v05

Apple's Mysterious New Music App

'Prehistoric Planet': The Visual Effects Behind the Apple TV Plus Show
prehistoricplanet

'Prehistoric Planet': The Visual Effects Behind the Apple TV Plus Show

Boston Dynamics' Stretch Robot Is DHL's Newest Helper
dhl-image-without-bug

Boston Dynamics' Stretch Robot Is DHL's Newest Helper

Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra, S22 Ultra, iPhone 14 Pro Max: How Do They Compare?
yt-samsung-s22-s23-iphone14-pro-max

Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra, S22 Ultra, iPhone 14 Pro Max: How Do They Compare?

Most Popular All most popular

Easy Ways to Lower Your Utility Bills and Save Money
yt-reduce-your-utility-bills-v3

Easy Ways to Lower Your Utility Bills and Save Money

How to Delete or Disable Your Instagram Account
phoneonorange

How to Delete or Disable Your Instagram Account

Big tech explains how it will fight foreign government hacks in US elections
senate-ceos-facebook-russian-interference-00-07-11-09-still083

Big tech explains how it will fight foreign government hacks in US elections

Apple is opening medical clinics for its employees
news-22718

Apple is opening medical clinics for its employees

Facebook braces for Apple's privacy changes, Fall Guys is most downloaded PS+ game ever
tt-082720

Facebook braces for Apple's privacy changes, Fall Guys is most downloaded PS+ game ever

Here's why Ford is smart to call its new, all-electric SUV a Mustang
opinion-mache-v1

Here's why Ford is smart to call its new, all-electric SUV a Mustang

Latest Products All latest products

Samsung's Galaxy S23 Lineup Is Here With Big Camera Upgrades
cnets23

Samsung's Galaxy S23 Lineup Is Here With Big Camera Upgrades

Testing Apple's New M2 MacBook Pro and Mac Mini
macbook-pro-and-mac-mini

Testing Apple's New M2 MacBook Pro and Mac Mini

Hands On: Google Android Auto in Volvo's New EX90
google-booth-seq-00-08-05-25-still002

Hands On: Google Android Auto in Volvo's New EX90

Hands On: Acer's 3D Stereoscopic Screen
c0270-mp4-02-36-54-21-still001

Hands On: Acer's 3D Stereoscopic Screen

'Hey Disney' Comes to Amazon Echo Devices
ces-disneyalexa-00-01-11-14-still001

'Hey Disney' Comes to Amazon Echo Devices

Hearing Dolby Atmos in a Car Blew Me Away
ces-dolby-00-00-55-13-still001

Hearing Dolby Atmos in a Car Blew Me Away

Latest How To All how to videos

Connect a Meta Quest 2 VR Headset to a PC
pc-vr-5

Connect a Meta Quest 2 VR Headset to a PC

Cast Your Meta Quest Headset to a TV, Phone or Browser
cast-2

Cast Your Meta Quest Headset to a TV, Phone or Browser

MacOS Ventura Continuity Camera Turns Your iPhone Into a Webcam
1203246975312353-pnmdl8bwygpxcjffhlcf-height640.png

MacOS Ventura Continuity Camera Turns Your iPhone Into a Webcam

How to Clean Your Keyboard's Sticky Keys
3keyboards

How to Clean Your Keyboard's Sticky Keys

How to Play Games from PlayStation Plus on PC
psstill

How to Play Games from PlayStation Plus on PC

How to Delete or Disable Your Instagram Account
phoneonorange

How to Delete or Disable Your Instagram Account