Mehreen Kasana

Before Spotify, Apple owned the podcast market. Now it wants it back.
Mehreen Kasana
In typical Apple style, the company is hoping it can offer a podcast experience so good people will pay for it.
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Artificial intelligence machine was able to dupe Medicaid.gov
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Deepfake text manipulation has the power to throw governmental agencies off, a Harvard medical student has shown.
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Amazon warehouse workers are gearing up to vote on unionization
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Jeff Bezos' empire, which has opposed unionization for years now, is going to face a rough battle in February.
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Bumble pulls political filters after vigilantes use it to bait insurrectionists
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Bumble defends the move, saying that it wanted to prevent "misuse." But some users say that the dating app is "protecting" right-wing insurrectionists.
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AirPods Pro's spatial audio could soon work with Netflix
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Game changer for Netflix.
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Super Nintendo World's opening delayed one more time
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No fun.
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Signal scores millions of downloads amid WhatsApp privacy worries
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As concerns around WhatsApp privacy soared, Signal witnessed an influx of installs via Play Store.
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'New Pokémon Snap' should make your spring a lot more fun
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Here's exactly when the sweet treat arrives.
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Research: your smartphone encryption isn't so hard to work around
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Forget backdoor entry. With the right kind of method, law enforcement authorities and other agencies can access your data without your permission.
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Nintendo slams Game & Watch hackers with copyright claims
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You might think hacking hardware is creative experimentation. Nintendo, on the other hand, doesn't agree.
Gaming
Save $40 on the best non-AirPods wireless earbuds
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Way longer battery life? Check. More colors? Check. No silly stems? Check!
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Samsung Unpacked will stream live on TikTok, Twitch, and Reddit
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When? January 14 at 10:00 a.m. ET. Where? Practically everywhere.
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Airbnb to cancel all D.C. reservations for Inauguration week
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The company says it has identified members affiliated with hate groups and have banned them from the network.
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Samsung wants to help you upcycle its old phones
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Despite hurdles posed by COVID-19, the company's sustainability initiative at CES 2021 is going strong.
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YouTube channels peddled election lies even after Trump's defeat
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A disinformation campaign related to the 2020 presidential election operated without trouble on YouTube despite its claims to do better.
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Countertop soft-serve dispenser brings the ice cream parlor to your kitchen
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Juicero failed big time. Could ColdSnap convert naysayers into fans of pod machines?
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Could COVID-19 change our tolerance for expensive home fitness tech?
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High tech yoga was once laughed off as a frivolous purchase. The pandemic, however, could change its public image.
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Even Peloton's had to shut down 'Stop the Steal' hashtags
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The company says the tag violates Peloton community guidelines.
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Should an employer have to tell you when it uses a hiring algorithm?
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Recruiters rely on algorithms to find the "perfect" candidate. But critics worry algorithms are unreliable and biased.
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Mobile-first bank Simple is shuttering ahead of a merger
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Banking is difficult. Digital banking doubly so.
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