A draft of the proposed Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights was published by the White House. The bill will "establish protections for individual privacy in the commercial arena and to foster timely, flexible implementations of these protections through codes of conduct.
Sprint has come out with a new wireless plan which costs $75. The plan is exclusively available through Best Buy and it is called the Best Buy One Plan. A leased Android device can be used with the plan. Devices are available with unlimited talk, text, and data.
Google is improving Android Wear by adding two new applications to the platform. The company has added Ingress, an augmented reality game, to Android Wear. Ingress was first revealed by Google in 2012 when it launched on Android phones. The other app is Field Trip.
A patent from Amazon reveals the company is at least considering 3D printer-equipped trucks. The patent actually shows how Amazon could include 3D printers inside of vehicles to build products. Product creation and delivery would then be faster with such a system.
The release date for Samsung's ATIV Book 9 is March 1. Samsung revealed the computer during last year's CES and now it is finally going to be released. The ATIV Book 9 is made of aluminum, only weighs 2.09 pounds, and is 0.46-inches thick. The laptop is light and thin.
Before a real announcement, Huawei has revealed its latest device. The company has placed an ad in Barcelona's El Prat airport revealing a device called the Huawei Watch which runs on Android Wear. Huawei's watch is round and metal. The watch will be at MWC.
An iPhone owned by Erik Johnson in Long Island suddenly exploded recently and put him in the hospital for more than a week. Johnson says the phone exploded for no reason and combusted while in his pocket. Johnson's leg was seriously burned during the incident.
Companies in China are giving in to the country's latest username rtules by getting rid of accounts that are inappropriate. New online name rules go into effect in China on March 1 and internet companies have already gotten rid of 60,000 inappropriate accounts.
Uber was hacked in May, according to the company. The hack's full reach has not been determined but it is possible hackers accessed and stole data on 50,000 current and former drivers. An "unauthorized third party" was responsible for last year's attack.
The first Hyperloop track may be constructed next year, though it will still be a long time before a full-fledged track is operational. A startup called Hyperloop Transportation Technologies has revealed it will build a 5-mile track for the system in 2016.