Technology

GameStop plans on closing up to 200 stores

GRAPEVINE, Texas (NBC) – GameStop is planning to close between 180 and 200 underperforming stores. The announcement came earlier this week after the company posted a dismal second-quarter earnings report. The company missed analysts’ expectations and slashed its same-store sales forecast for …

Apple unveils iPhone 11

CUPERTINO, Calif. (NBC News) – Apple has unveiled its newest iPhone. The iPhone 11 features an upgraded battery life and lower price. Even more features are available on the iPhone 11 Pro and 11 Max. Apple’s iPhone sales have been slipping in …

Google faces antitrust investigation

WASHINGTON, D.C. (NBC News) – A bipartisan group of attorneys general from 50 states and territories has announced a probe into what they call “potential monopolistic behavior” by tech giant Google. “We’re focusing on digital advertising space because there’s basically a virtual …

Social Security scam calls on the rise

SALEM, Ore. – A Social Security scam targeting Oregonians has become widespread enough to catch the attention of the Oregon Department of Revenue. State officials said they’re seeing a spike in reports from concerned citizens regarding suspicious phone calls. “The callers fraudulently …

Apple addresses Siri privacy concerns

CUPERTINO, Calif. (NBC) – Nearly a week after news broke that Apple had access to intimate and personal Siri recordings, a practice of quality control known as “grading,” the company says that it will halt the practice. The tech giant made the …

Siri security: contractors are listening

CUPERTINO, Calif. (NBC News) – Apple has long touted its commitment to protecting customer data, but according to a new report from The Guardian, humans are listening in on conversations with Apple’s voice assistant Siri. According to an anonymous whistleblower, Apple contractors …