Happy Hump Day to you! Here are some of the top tech stories we’re watching this today:
More tumult at Uber (surprised?)
If it’s Uber, it’s probably time for more drama. On Tuesday, the company held a phone conference detailing progress on its sexual-harassment that included three of its top women leaders, including board member Arianna Huffington. They said progress is being made, but that change is coming from the top down. Amid all this, the company lost its president, Jeff Jones, who apparently had some major disagreements with CEO Travis Kalanick. So how is all this change affecting the bottom line? It’s not; the company says its business is performing as strongly as ever.
Twitter streaming opens up
It may be too little, too late for those who’ve moved on to Facebook Live or Instagram Stories streaming, but Twitter is allowing user to livestream from more places than its Periscope service, opening up its streaming API for development in other directions. If nothing else, it’ll give online producers another option for creating livestreams.
Details for travelers on that Homeland Security device ban
Yesterday, we told you about a Homeland Security/ Trump administration travel ban that will restrict the use of certain devices on flights from eight Muslim-majority countries. The New York Times has more details on what the change actually means for travelers.
iTunes rentals fix
If you’ve ever tried to watch a movie rented on iTunes on an Apple TV, stopped, and then tried to continue watching on a computer or other device, you know that it was an exercise in frustration, with users being required to transfer the rental in ways that were less than simple. Apple says it’s fixed that problem, allowing you to watch your rentals anywhere. The only question is, what took so long?
Did you miss Jeff Bezos in a giant robot exosuit? You can watch it below, via CNNMoney:
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