Andy Rubin's phone company hits hard times, Spotify gets an update, and Softbank questions future Saudi VC investments.
Google is changing its deal with Android OEMs when it comes to Google Play services, while Facebook is walking back previous privacy statement about its new Portal device and TLS 1.0 meets its end.
Adobe announced Photoshop for iPad and releases Premiere Rush; a startup with the Palm name thinks your big phone needs a little buddy; and Paul Allen, co-founder of Microsoft, has died of cancer at 65.
The FCC is getting pedantic in defending itself over net neutrality, while PlayStation owners are struggling with crashing consoles and DuckDuckGo continues to grow.
Alexa is getting to know us all better; astronauts had to make emergency landing after Russian Soyuz rocket failed during launch; Congress has questions about Google+.
Apple may begin releasing free TV shows next year in order to drive users into its TV app; Amazon kills a hiring tool that downgraded women job applicants; and NASA get some bad news about its next-generation rocket.
Google! Google! Google! Google! Google!
Google has a data breach and sends Google+ to a better place; Facebook announces its own voice-assistant hardware; and Google decides not to bid on a huge military contract.
Apple tells Congress there is no evidence of the China-based hack Bloomberg reported last week; Microsoft's latest Windows 10 is deleting customer data, and Google can't stop the Pixel leaks.
Bloomberg has published a wild report about hardware security concerns in servers; Nintendo is rumored to be preparing an updated Switch, and Bird is going the extra mile for customers who want to commute on a scooter.