Apple Music with work on Echo speakers starting December 17th

Amazon is pretty platform-agnostic when it comes to music. Its Echo speakers obviously work with Amazon Music as well as Spotify, Pandora, IHeartRadio and a number of other options. Starting on December 17th, Echo owners will have another option: Apple Music. from

Marriott reveals massive database breach affecting up to 500 million hotel guests

Marriott is revealing a massive database breach today, affecting up to 500 million guests of its Starwood hotels the company first acquired in 2016. A security investigation has concluded that there was “unauthorized access” to a database holding hotel guest records. from

Microsoft’s redesigned Office icons reflect its move to the cloud

Microsoft’s Office icons on Windows and the web have been conservative, to put it mildly. They’ve been functional things you click while you scramble to finish a business spreadsheet or school report. The company would like you to sit up and take notice this time around, though. from

Samsung’s 860 QVO brings multi-terabyte SSDs down to Earth

To date, buying a multi-terabyte solid-state drive has usually meant paying through the nose. It hasn’t been uncommon to spend $1,000 or more to get a drive with capacity matching hard disks costing far less. from

The Apple Watch Series 4’s electrocardiogram feature is reportedly coming with watchOS 5.1.2

The Apple Watch Series 4’s long-promised electrocardiogram (EKG) feature may finally get support in the upcoming watchOS 5.1.2 update, according to an Apple Store training document obtained by MacRumors. from

Comcast’s Industrial IoT Platform Has Global Potential

NEW YORK — The Future of Cable Business Services — machineQ, the Comcast-owned industrial IoT company, has been focusing its initial efforts within Comcast’s traditional footprint, but the technology and platform that machineQ has built has the potential to branch out much further. from

LG drafts in its TV chief to save its mobile business

LG is shaking things up with a leadership change to its troubled mobile unit and the launch of two new divisions, dedicated to robotics and autonomous vehicles respectively. The company’s smartphone arm has suffered seven consecutive quarters of operating losses. from

Google plans to sync Bluetooth headphone pairing across your devices

Google is taking an extra step toward making Bluetooth headsets and speakers easier to pair on Android. Now your Google account can remember Fast Pair-compatible headphones you’ve used and automatically transfer the connection to another phone. from

New cumulative updates land for Windows 10 April 2018 Update and more

Microsoft today has begun pushing out another round of cumulative updates for Windows 10. While the latest version, the October 2018 Update, isn’t included in this batch, fixes are rolling out across several releases ranging from the April 2018 Update back to the Anniversary Update. from