Organizers claimed that nearly 2 million Hong Kong protesters took to the streets Sunday in a rally to demand the city's top official resign a day after she suspended — but...China Politicsread more
Software engineers straight out of college often make six-figure salaries, not counting equity compensation.Technologyread more
Representatives from the Chinese side say they think it likely that Chinese President Xi Jinping will attend the G-20 meeting later this month. But in order to reach a trade...China Economyread more
Wall Street, though, is clamoring for a rate cut, with an 85% chance of a move in July and a 61% probability of three reductions by year's end.The Fedread more
A company spokesperson said the outage was the result of a "an internal technology issue" and was not security related.Retailread more
Using MIT's living wage calculator, CNBC Make It mapped out the minimum amount a single parent must earn to meet their basic needs without relying on outside help in every...Earnread more
Mired in a crisis over its best-selling 737 Max plane, Boeing could hand the spotlight over to its rival Airbus at the Paris Air Show.Airlinesread more
In the survey, 66% of Democratic primary voters say they'd be enthusiastic or comfortable about Biden as their nominee to take on President Trump in the 2020 election. Just...Politicsread more
You can save money by doing a quick check and unsubscribing from apps you no longer use.Technologyread more
The flattening of the yield curve is exuding a bad omen for the stock market if history is any guide.Marketsread more
Stratolaunch, the world's largest airplane, which flew once, is up for sale, sources familiar told CNBC.Investing in Spaceread more
Google's latest version of its Android smartphone software will start rolling out to Pixel phones today.
Android is by far the most popular smartphone software in the world, with roughly 80 percent market share, according to Statista. However, that includes open-source derivatives of Android that have been customized heavily and include few or no links to Google services, and even phones that have the Google-approved version of Android are not updated right away. As a result, few people will actually be able to download the software today.
The software, dubbed Pie, includes new security features and tools to help you fight smartphone addiction. (Google typically names its Android releases after desserts: Lollipop, Marshmallow, and Nougat have all been previous labels).
It also uses artificial intelligence to customize to a users' preferences, including an "adaptive battery," which learns what apps you use the most and prioritizes the battery for them. Here's a run-down of all the most important features.
The so-called Digital Wellness tools for helping people cut down on their phone usage will be in beta mode until the fall.