Ireland's data centers are an economic lifeline. But environmentalists say they're wrecking the planet.

In the west of Ireland lies a medieval market town, its roots steeped in legend. Beyond the labyrinth of narrow streets of the center are the chimney stacks of housing developments that still puff coal and peat. Past those homes, on the outskirts of Ennis, is an unremarkable but huge plot of land...
cnn.com/2022/01/23/tech/irelan

How to access AT&T and Verizon's new super fast 5G networks.

Many mobile device users in the United States now have access to blazing-fast internet speeds stemming from the rollout of Verizon and AT&T's new C-band 5G networks earlier this week.

cnn.com/2022/01/22/tech/how-to

A group of Activision Blizzard employees is demanding union recognition.

Workers at an Activision Blizzard-owned game studio announced plans on Friday to form what would be the first union at the troubled gaming company.

cnn.com/2022/01/21/tech/activi

IBM is selling off its Watson Health assets.

IBM said Friday that it will sell off the healthcare data and analytics assets housed under its Watson Health unit to private equity firm Francisco Partners.

cnn.com/2022/01/21/tech/ibm-se

Twitter is rolling out verified NFT profile pictures.

Twitter on Thursday began rolling out a feature that will let some users set NFTs that they own as their profile picture to signal their investment in the emerging digital art space. The move makes Twitter one of the best-known tech platforms so far to launch a feature for the flashy NFT trend.
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cnn.com/2022/01/20/tech/twitte

The 5G-airline snafu: Everything we know.

The attempt to roll out amped up mobile service across the United States has been a bit of a mess. The aviation industry and transportation regulators are worried about new 5G antennas interfering with a key type of aircraft altimeter that's essential for landing planes in bad weather. But wirele...
cnn.com/2022/01/19/tech/airlin

Microsoft deal to deliver $390 million payday for Activision's embattled CEO.

Activision Blizzard Inc's Chief Executive Officer Bobby Kotick has gone from defending his handling of sexual harassment and discrimination claims at the video game maker to preparing to walk away with a windfall of at least $390 million.

cnn.com/2022/01/19/tech/micros

What is C-band 5G? Verizon and AT&T are flipping on the switch in the US.

The next-generation of wireless technology is now even faster for 5G users in some parts of the country.

cnn.com/2022/01/19/tech/c-band

Microsoft's Activision Blizzard deal poses 'monumental challenge' to Sony.

Microsoft's blockbuster purchase of video game developer Activision Blizzard could pose a serious threat for Sony.

cnn.com/2022/01/19/tech/sony-s

AT&T, Verizon delay launching 5G near some airports after airlines ask Biden to intervene.

AT&T and Verizon announced Tuesday that they would delay activating 5G on some towers around certain airports. The wireless technology's rollout near major airports had been scheduled for Wednesday, but airlines warned of dire consequences for transportation and the economy.

cnn.com/2022/01/18/tech/airpla

Microsoft to acquire Activision Blizzard in $68.7 billion deal.

Microsoft on Tuesday announced plans to acquire Activision Blizzard in a blockbuster deal worth nearly $70 billion. It's one of the biggest acquisitions in the tech industry in recent years, one that will boost Microsoft's standing in the growing gaming industry but could be complicated by recent...
cnn.com/2022/01/18/tech/micros

Parents of worker killed in tornado that hit Amazon facility are suing the company for wrongful death.

The parents of Austin McEwen, one of the six victims killed after a tornado pummeled an Amazon warehouse in Edwardsville, Illinois, last month, said Monday during a press conference that they are suing Amazon over the alleged wrongful death of their son.

cnn.com/2022/01/17/tech/amazon

FAA clears some commercial planes for low-visibility landings after warning 5G could interfere with instruments.

Federal officials are easing up some of the restrictions on commercial airliners set to take effect this week when new 5G technology comes online.

cnn.com/2022/01/17/tech/faa-5g

Amazon drops plan to ban Visa credit cards in UK.

Amazon said on Monday it would not stop accepting UK-issued Visa Inc credit cards on its British website later this month as it had proposed, adding that it was working with Visa to resolve a dispute over payment fees.

cnn.com/2022/01/17/tech/amazon

Here's how US lawmakers could finally rein in Facebook.

After years of talk, it remains unclear if or when US lawmakers might actually pass new laws or take other regulatory action — or what exactly it would look like if they did.

cnn.com/2022/01/17/tech/meta-f

A robot is killing weeds by zapping them with electricity.

UK-based startup Small Robot Company has developed robots to rid land of unwanted weeds without using chemicals and heavy machinery.

cnn.com/2021/06/09/tech/robot-

Apple to require employee proof of Covid-19 booster.

Apple Inc will require retail and corporate employees to provide proof of a Covid-19 booster shot, The Verge reported on Saturday, citing an internal email.

cnn.com/2022/01/16/tech/apple-

North Korean hackers said to have stolen nearly $400 million in cryptocurrency last year.

North Korean hackers stole nearly $400 million worth of cryptocurrency in 2021, making it one of the most lucrative years to date for cybercriminals in the severely isolated country, according to a new report.

cnn.com/2022/01/14/tech/north-

Facebook, Google CEOs were aware of formal advertising market deal, according to court filing.

Chief executives of Alphabet Inc's Google and Facebook were aware of a deal to carve up part of the online advertising market, according to an amended complaint filed by Texas and other states that have filed an antitrust lawsuit against Google.

cnn.com/2022/01/14/tech/facebo

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