Recent News from Digital Trends

DC Universe content is ‘migrating’ to HBO Max

Over the last week, a WarnerMedia shake up at the executive level was followed by significant layoffs, affecting a “majority” of the people working for the DC Universe streaming service. Former Hulu exec and now WarnerMedia CEO Jason Kilar exp…

Trump Extends TikTok’s Sell-By Date to 90 Days, Cites ‘Credible Evidence’ of Security Risk

President Donald Trump has given TikTok’s parent company, Bytedance, 90 days to find a buyer for the app’s U.S. operations, stating in an executive order on Friday that there’s “credible evidence” that the Chinese tech giant “might take action that thr…

Controversial Face Recognition Firm Clearview AI Is Teaming Up With ICE

In a pairing that has all the makings of a privacy and/or human rights nightmare waiting to happen, the dystopian facial recognition software maker Clearview AI secured an ongoing contract with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement this week. Read m…

Trump orders TikTok owner to sell its US business

Donald Trump issued an executive order Friday evening that would require the Chinese owner of TikTok to sell off the its business in the United States in the next 90 days. The order cites national security concerns, and would undo the ByteDanc…

Apple TV+ May Be Gearing Up to Offer a Dirt Cheap Showtime Bundle

Hot on the heels of new rumors about Apple’s own forthcoming app bundles, Apple TV+ may be preparing to launch a discounted bundle for a pair of very good third-party streaming services: Showtime and CBS All Access.Read more…

Motorola Just Made an Inflatable Razr Chair, and Honestly, We Just Have to Laugh

In advance of Motorola’s mysterious upcoming event Sept. 9, the company has teamed up with a designer inflatable pool brand (which apparently is a thing) to create something that looks like a chair, but is actually anything but. Read more…

I Unabashedly Love This Android E Ink Tablet

It is 2020, and I am obsessed with E Ink. I cannot stop texting friends and coworkers with links to E Ink products that rarely if ever make their way to the U.S. and asking if I should buy them. I follow the minor travails of the Remarkable 2 tablet wi…

An Alphabet company is designing a road for autonomous cars in Michigan

The state of Michigan wants to build the autonomous roadway of the future. Normally that in itself would be interesting enough, but there’s also the company it’s partnering with to make the project a reality. The state will work with a firm ca…

Facebook’s Latest Strategy: Throw Apple Under The Bus

It’s been a tough time for for Apple. Just a few weeks ago CEO Tim Cook testified under oath that his company’s app store policies—including the sky high tax that gives Apple 30% of any in-app purchases—were fair game, only to be slammed with an antit…

The Reckoning Over Apple and Google’s App Stores Has Been a Long Time Coming

Epic Games was prepped for battle when it added a new feature to Fortnite this week that allowed users to buy the game’s virtual currency (V-Bucks) directly from Epic, simultaneously bypassing the payment systems built into the iOS App Store and Google…