Twitter refuses to hand over info to US government
Twitter refuses to hand over info to US government
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Twitter refuses to hand over info to US government

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This is c|net, and here's the stories that matter right now. Twitter sued the U.S. government after the government tried to obtain data that will reveal the identity of the @ALT_uscis account. The account is critical of the current administration's handling of U.S. citizenship and immigration services. The U.S. government withdrew its request. In turn, Twitter dropped its lawsuit. Details of Microsoft's superpowers Xbox One are now out. Known as Project Scorpio, the new Xbox will have an eight core processor, 12 gigabytes of ram, a 4K Blu-ray drive, and an improved GPU. The console will be able to play every Xbox One game, and is expected in the fourth quarter of 2017. YouTube TV has launched in five metropolitan areas in the US. This is YouTube's cable competitor, and it has networks from ABC, CBS, Fox, and NBC. For $35 per month, you get more then 40 live TV channels, a Cloud DVR with unlimited storage with shows expiring after 9 months, and up to six accounts per household. YouTube says it will expand availability in the future. And finally, Apple surprisingly spoke on the record about the future of its desktop computers. The company says it is currently completely rethinking the Mac Pro. Apple's desktop just got a drastic redesign in 2013, and And was just recently updated for the first time with a small spec bump. A new MacPro and new Apple display are in the works, but do not expect them this year. However, the company did say new iMacs are coming in 2017. [MUSIC] Stay up to date with the latest by downloading the cnet tech today app available for iOS and Android.

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