Michael Liedtke

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Zoom rides pandemic to another quarter of explosive growth

Zoom's videoconferencing service is deepening its integral role in life during the pandemic as tens of thousands more businesses and other users pay for subscriptions to get more control over their virtual meetings.

Netflix debuts thumbs-up system, ditches star ratings

Netflix's video-streaming service is officially scrapping its familiar star-rating system, hoping to make it easier for its 94 million subscribers to signal whether they liked a movie or TV show.

Olympic icon Michael Phelps looks to dip his toes in tech

Michael Phelps wants to dive into Silicon Valley's investment opportunities as he tries to make the transition from Olympic swimming star and product pitchman to entrepreneur.

Facebook, Twitter, Google express public support in Apple's fight with feds

Leading tech companies are rallying behind Apple — some belatedly — in its fight against a court order requiring the company to help investigators break into an iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino mass shooters.

Hewlett-Packard to cut 30,000 jobs in tech spinoff next month

Hewlett-Packard says its upcoming spinoff of its technology divisions focused on software, consulting and data analysis will eliminate up to 30,000 jobs.

Google embraces 'mobile-friendly' sites in search shake-up

Google will start giving different search results on smartphones and tablets in a shift that's expected to sway where millions of people shop, eat and find information.

Apple restores service to iTunes, App Store after outage

Apple has restored service to its widely used iTunes and app stores after a rare breakdown Wednesday.