Steven Musil
Steven Musil
Night news editor @CNET. Husband, father, cyclist, amateur wine connoisseur. I also write about tech.Source
Oakland, CA
CRITIC
img-contested
N/A
0 reviews
PUBLIC
img-contested
N/A
1 reviews

RECENT ARTICLES

Sort by:
No Rating
Facebook overpaid FTC fine by billions to shield Zuckerberg, shareholders allege

Facebook overpaid FTC fine by billions to shield Zuckerberg, shareholders allege

FollowFine in Cambridge Analytica settlement should have been closer to $100 million, about $4.9 billion less than it paid, shareholders allege.Steven MusilNight Editor / NewsSteven Musil is the night news editor at CNET News. He's been hooked on tech since learning BASIC in the late '70s. When not cleaning up after his daughter and son, Steven can be found pedaling around the San Francisco Bay Area. Before joining CNET in 2000, Steven spent 10 years at various Bay Area newspapers.2 min readFacebook agreed to pay billions of dollars extra on top of an initial fine sought by the Federal...

Sep 27
Share
Save
Review
No Rating
US senator proposes banning acquisitions by Big Tech

US senator proposes banning acquisitions by Big Tech

FollowJosh Hawley wants to ban companies with a market value of $100 billion from acquiring or merging with other companies.Steven MusilNight Editor / NewsSteven Musil is the night news editor at CNET News. He's been hooked on tech since learning BASIC in the late '70s. When not cleaning up after his daughter and son, Steven can be found pedaling around the San Francisco Bay Area. Before joining CNET in 2000, Steven spent 10 years at various Bay Area newspapers.3 min readUS Sen. Josh Hawley, a staunch critic of Big Tech, unveiled an antitrust bill on Monday that would prohibit all mergers...

April 13, 2021
Share
Save
Review
No Rating
Sign In with Apple reportedly under federal scrutiny

Sign In with Apple reportedly under federal scrutiny

FollowInvestigators are looking at whether the security feature makes it difficult to switch to another platform, The Information reports.Steven MusilNight Editor / NewsSteven Musil is the night news editor at CNET News. He's been hooked on tech since learning BASIC in the late '70s. When not cleaning up after his daughter and son, Steven can be found pedaling around the San Francisco Bay Area. Before joining CNET in 2000, Steven spent 10 years at various Bay Area newspapers.2 min readThe US Justice Department is investigating Apple's Sign In with Apple feature as part of an antitrust probe...

February 23, 2021
Share
Save
Review
No Rating
California's net neutrality law allowed to take effect after judge's ruling

California's net neutrality law allowed to take effect after judge's ruling

Broadband trade groups sued to block the law, considered stricter than previous federal rules.California's net neutrality law will soon be allowed to go into effect after a federal judge said Tuesday he won't block the law, which is designed to safeguard the open internet. The state law, considered stricter than federal rules adopted during the Obama administration, could set the baseline for future federal rules.  in 2018 after a that had been established under President Barrack Obama. The new rules were prevent from taking effect when the broadband industry's four main lobbying...

February 24, 2021
Share
Save
Review
No Rating
Parler relaunches its website after monthlong absence

Parler relaunches its website after monthlong absence

The social media platform was booted offline in January after the Capitol Hill insurrection.Social media platform Parler announced its return to the internet on Monday, more than a month after it was  for allowing inflammatory posts about the .The alternative, which had become a haven for racist and right-wing extremist content, was forced offline in January when Web Services cut services to it. It wasn't immediately clear who is hosting the relaunched site, though pointed to cloud hosting company SkySilk. The Los Angeles-based company didn't immediately respond to a request for...

February 15, 2021
Share
Save
Review
No Rating
Parler relaunches its website after monthlong absence

Parler relaunches its website after monthlong absence

FollowThe social media platform was booted offline in January after the Capitol Hill insurrection.Steven MusilNight Editor / NewsSteven Musil is the night news editor at CNET News. He's been hooked on tech since learning BASIC in the late '70s. When not cleaning up after his daughter and son, Steven can be found pedaling around the San Francisco Bay Area. Before joining CNET in 2000, Steven spent 10 years at various Bay Area newspapers.2 min readSocial media platform Parler announced its return to the internet on Monday, more than a month after it was  for allowing inflammatory...

February 15, 2021
Share
Save
Review
No Rating
Stripe reportedly quits processing payments for Trump campaign website

Stripe reportedly quits processing payments for Trump campaign website

FollowAction due to violations of service terms that prohibit businesses that promote or encourage violence from using the service, the Wall Street Journal reports.Steven MusilNight Editor / NewsSteven Musil is the night news editor at CNET News. He's been hooked on tech since learning BASIC in the late '70s. When not cleaning up after his daughter and son, Steven can be found pedaling around the San Francisco Bay Area. Before joining CNET in 2000, Steven spent 10 years at various Bay Area newspapers.Online payments processor Stripe has for President Donald Trump's campaign website in the...

January 10, 2021
Share
Save
Review
No Rating
Microsoft discovers 40 customers targeted in massive hack campaign

Microsoft discovers 40 customers targeted in massive hack campaign

FollowBut the company denies its systems were used to attack other victims.Steven MusilNight Editor / NewsSteven Musil is the night news editor at CNET News. He's been hooked on tech since learning BASIC in the late '70s. When not cleaning up after his daughter and son, Steven can be found pedaling around the San Francisco Bay Area. Before joining CNET in 2000, Steven spent 10 years at various Bay Area newspapers.2 min readMicrosoft says it has identified more than 40 customers that were targeted in a this week.The software giant said in a company blog post Thursday that 80% of those...

December 18, 2020
Share
Save
Review
No Rating
Dish shuts down Slingbox, to brick all devices by 2022

Dish shuts down Slingbox, to brick all devices by 2022

FollowAnd it's not planning any new Slingbox products, either.Steven MusilNight Editor / NewsSteven Musil is the night news editor at CNET News. He's been hooked on tech since learning BASIC in the late '70s. When not cleaning up after his daughter and son, Steven can be found pedaling around the San Francisco Bay Area. Before joining CNET in 2000, Steven spent 10 years at various Bay Area newspapers.Dish Network announced on Monday it's immediately and will shut down its servers in two years, effectively bricking owners' devices."Until then, most Slingbox models will continue to work...

November 10, 2020
Share
Save
Review
No Rating
Twitter permanently bans white supremacist David Duke

Twitter permanently bans white supremacist David Duke

FollowDuke's Twitter account was "permanently suspended" for violating the company's policy against hateful conduct, a spokesperson for the social network says.Steven MusilNight Editor / NewsSteven Musil is the night news editor at CNET News. He's been hooked on tech since learning BASIC in the late '70s. When not cleaning up after his daughter and son, Steven can be found pedaling around the San Francisco Bay Area. Before joining CNET in 2000, Steven spent 10 years at various Bay Area newspapers.White supremacist David Duke has been permanently banned from for violating the platform's...

July 31, 2020
Share
Save
Review
  • Total 16 items
  • 1
  • 2
OUTLETS
cnet.com

cnet.com

CRITIC
img-contested
N/A
PUBLIC
img-trusted
85%