Opinion: ‘Steve Jobs Syndrome’ strikes as Disney brings back Bob Iger, but history says that’s a bad idea

Opinion: 'Steve Jobs Syndrome' strikes as Disney brings back Bob Iger, but history says that's a bad idea

Apple Computer Inc. brought Steve Jobs back to the company in 1997 and found amazing success, but that has led to a “Steve Jobs Syndrome” that convinces companies to bring back formerly successful top executives even as an academic study shows it may not be a good idea. The Walt Disney Co. DIS, +6.30% is … Read more

We tried Apple’s new SOS tool for when you don’t have cell service

We tried Apple's new SOS tool for when you don't have cell service

CNN Business — When Apple announced at its closely-watched September product launch event that it would soon introduce an Emergency SOS feature powered by a network of satellites orbiting above Earth, Brooklyn probably wasn’t the secluded location most had in mind for using it. But on a rainy afternoon last week, I found myself trying … Read more

Why Apple may be working on a ‘hey Siri’ change

Why Apple may be working on a 'hey Siri' change

CNN Business — Apple reportedly wants to put an end to “Hey.” The company is said to be training its voice assistant Siri to pick up on commands without needing the first half of the prompt phrase “Hey Siri.” The trigger phrase is used to launch Siri on various products, including the iPhone, iPad, HomePod … Read more

Apple, Google, Amazon set to launch new gadgets: What to expect

Apple, Google, Amazon set to launch new gadgets: What to expect

Apple launches the iPhone 13 in the UK Ming Yeung | Getty Images Apple, Google, AmazonSamsung and other firms are teeing up for a busy fall filled with lots of new gadget launches. It’s like clockwork. Big tech companies launch the latest products, like phones, watches, or even robots and flying security dronesbeginning in August … Read more

Diving robot explores shipwrecks on the ocean’s bottom

Diving robot explores shipwrecks on the ocean's bottom

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news on fascinating discoveries, scientific advancements and more. CNN — A robot created at Stanford University in California is diving down to shipwrecks and sunken planes in a way that humans can’t. Known as OceanOneK, the robot allows its operators to feel like … Read more

Shopify stock sinks amid layoff plan as CEO admits, ‘I got this wrong’

Shopify stock sinks amid layoff plan as CEO admits, 'I got this wrong'

At the height of the COVID-19 crisis, many companies tethered to online spending predicted that the pandemic would permanently alter the trajectory of e-commerce growth for the better as people built new shopping habits online. Now Shopify Inc. SHOP, -14.06% has become the latest to admit that its projections may have gotten out of hand. … Read more

We played ‘Stray,’ everyone’s favorite new cat-centric video game. It’s purity

We played 'Stray,' everyone's favorite new cat-centric video game.  It's purity

CNN — This week, two of the most passionate communities online — gamers and cat lovers — collided with the release of a new video game that lets you play as an adorable orange tabby cat. “stray”, created by indie French game company BlueTwelve Studio and published by Annapurna Interactive, was released on Tuesday for … Read more

‘Stray’ — the videogame where you play as a cat — is breaking the internet

'Stray' — the videogame where you play as a cat — is breaking the internet

The cat is out of the bag — and probably all over your Twitter feed. “Stray,” a new videogame for Sony’s SONY, +3.42% PlayStation and Microsoft MSFT, +2.08% Windows, lets players explore a subterranean, cyberpunk city as ginger tabby that’s trying to claw its way back to its family. The $29.99 third-person platform adventure and … Read more

‘Stray’ — the videogame where you play as a cat — is breaking the internet

'Stray' — the videogame where you play as a cat — is breaking the internet

The cat is out of the bag — and probably all over your Twitter feed. “Stray,” a new videogame for Sony’s SONY, +3.42% PlayStation and Microsoft MSFT, +2.08% Windows, lets players explore a subterranean, cyberpunk city as ginger tabby that’s trying to claw its way back to its family. The $29.99 third-person platform adventure and … Read more