New York (CNN Business) — Apple may be doing away with one of its most divisive pieces of technology this year, and some fans aren’t sorry to see it go.
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Lyft focuses on seniors with new option to book rides by phone call
(CNN Business) — Lyft is adding an option to allow people to order a ride in a more retro way — by phone call — a year after Uber tried doing the same before shutting it down.
Facebook will restore news in Australia after talks with the government
Hong Kong (CNN Business) — Facebook will restore news pages in Australia after the government agreed on changes to a planned media code that the company said would allow it to retain greater control over what appears on its platform.
The worldwide web as we know it may be ending
(CNN Business) — Over the last year, the worldwide web has started to look less worldwide.
As the internet fractures, global regulators coalesce
Former WeWork CEO in talks to get nearly $500 million in SoftBank settlement
(CNN Business) — Adam Neumann, the disgraced former CEO and cofounder of WeWork, may soon have a massive payday as part of a possible settlement with SoftBank, the company’s largest investor, but the amount under discussion is far less than the golden parachute originally offered.
The hot new thing in tech: speaking into your phone
(CNN Business) — Before last year, 28-year-old Meredith Giuliani thought voice notes were “kind of weird,” and she mostly stuck to texting. But after the pandemic hit, audio messages became a daily routine for her and many of her friends.