Google, Apple COVID-19 contact tracing apps to roll out in ‘coming weeks’ in US

Kena Betancur/Getty Images For the most up-to-date news and information about the coronavirus pandemic, visit the WHO website. Google said Friday that it’s working with 20 US states and territories on coronavirus contact-tracing apps using the exposure notification tools it’s built with Apple, and that it expects apps using the tools to be available in […]

Tampa teen charged over massive Twitter hack

Angela Lang/CNET A Florida teenager is accused of being the “mastermind” behind a massive Twitter hack earlier this month that hijacked the accounts of dozens of high-profile politicians, celebrities and businesses to peddle a bitcoin scam. Hillsborough...

Facebook adds official music videos, taking on YouTube

Facebook is taking on YouTube in music video. Claudia Cruz/CNET Facebook said Friday it’s adding official music videos to its social network in the US, starting this week. The feature will allow people to find, watch and share music videos on Facebook, taking on...

Nvidia in advanced talks to buy chipmaker Arm, says report

Nvidia could be looking to buy chipmaker Arm. James Martin/CNET Nvidia is in advanced talks to acquire chipmaker Arm from SoftBank, according to Bloomberg, which cited anonymous sources. The companies apparently aim to reach a deal in the coming weeks, and the...