iPhone owners are threatening to abandon Apple’s smartphones after the company implemented a new Headphone Safety feature that turns down loud music after 15 minutes and doesn’t let users turn it back up.
The messaging app Parler has sued Amazon for cutting its web-hosting service, effectively shutting it down. The social media platform has come under fire for posts by far-right users that encourage violence, including conversations linked to last week’s storming of the US Congress. Also in today’s show: CES 2021 kicks off an all-digital event, and the price of Bitcoin plunges amid warnings from regulators.
In a CES 2021 session, the National Economic Council Director-Designate Brian Deese also discussed global alliances, partnering with the private sector, jobs, and the push toward a low-carbon economy.
The first-ever, all-digital CES® 2021, owned and produced by the Consumer Technology Association (CTA)®, opened its full digital experience to audiences around the world. Following a day of exclusive, media-only press conferences and a keynote from Verizon Chairman and CEO Hans Vestberg on Jan. 11, this transformational event provides audiences with a front row seat to the innovation and technologies that will move the world forward. CES 2021 will feature more than 1900 exhibitors representing the entire tech spectrum and more than 100 conference sessions will showcase industry leaders who will share visions for a better future. General Motors (GM) Chairman and CEO Mary Barra will present the official opening keynote address at 9 AM EST on Jan. 12, where she’ll share GM’s transformational strategy to advance mobility.