The Amazon Echo Spot finally expanded its reach beyond U.S. borders, going up for preorder in the UK. The smart speaker will start shipping later this month, and Amazon is offering a discount when buying two units.
Smart Home January 16, 2018
Ford is doubling down on its commitment to electrify its vehicle fleet and plans to invest $11 billion in electric vehicle technology. The automaker announced it will roll out 40 fully electric and hybrid vehicles by 2022.
Car Tech January 16, 2018
CVS announced a new initiative to drive more transparency regarding materially altered photos of beauty products. The company will implement a new CVS Beauty Mark in an effort to counter unrealistic body images.
Business Tech January 16, 2018
It appears flu medicine Tamiflu (oseltamivir) can have some serious side effects, which may include psychosis. A 6-year-old girl tried to jump out the window after taking the drug, and other reported cases of side effects include a dozen deaths.
Public Health January 15, 2018
Niantic has a new initiative called 'Pokémon GO' Community Day, which will consist of monthly meetups at local parks worldwide. Trainers will get special Pokémon with unique ability, extra Stardust and XP, and more.
Video Games January 13, 2018
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg wants the time users spend on the social network to be more meaningful, so an overhaul is in store. Facebook will show less public content and more posts from friends and family.
Internet January 13, 2018
The British surgeon who burned his initials on two patients' livers got away with a £10,000 ($13,600) fine. The surgeon also has to perform 120 hours of unpaid work.
Public Health January 13, 2018
Samsung has released a new Android 8.0 Oreo beta for the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+, and it could be the last one. The beta program ends on Jan. 15, so the official update could roll out in just a couple of weeks.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 13, 2018
Some Google Pixel and Nexus owners have been experiencing some lock screen issues following the Android 8.1 Oreo update, where the phone does not always register swipes. Google is now looking into the matter and should fix it soon.
Google January 12, 2018
YouTube cut ties with vlogger Logan Paul over the controversial suicide video from Japan's Aokigahara Forest. The video platform removed Paul from Google Preferred and put other plans with the vlogger on hold.
Internet January 12, 2018
According to health officials, the Utah hepatitis A outbreak has spread from San Diego. Thousands of people may have been exposed to the virus, but no deaths have been reported yet.
Public Health January 12, 2018
Ford is gearing up to introduce its new 2019 Edge ST performance SUV at the upcoming Detroit Auto Show. It's the first Ford crossover to boast some serious performance tweaks, so here's a sneak peek.
Car Tech January 11, 2018
Kyler Baughman, a 21-year-old bodybuilder from Pennsylvania, died of flu complications just days after he started feeling ill. He developed complications as his flu caused a septic shock, which in turn, led to organ failure.
Public Health January 11, 2018
Apple has been deliberately throttling older iPhones' performance, and now it has to answer for it. After the French government launched an investigation, the U.S. government is now questioning Apple as well over its iPhone slowdown practice.
Apple January 11, 2018
DJ Koh, Samsung's mobile chief, confirmed that the new Galaxy S9 flagship smartphone will make its debut at MWC 2018 next month. Here's what to expect.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 10, 2018
A new drug capsule could one day allow once-a-week antiretroviral therapy for HIV rather than daily. The slow-release capsule could revolutionize HIV treatment delivery, combating one of the most prominent problems: adherence to treatment.
Medicine January 10, 2018
Razer took to CES 2018 to unveil its new Project Linda prototype, which turns the powerful Razer Phone into an Android laptop. The company said Project Linda combines the 'best of both worlds' for a new mobile personal computing experience.
CES 2018 January 9, 2018
Apple's iPhone slowdown woes continue, as a French prosecutor just launched an investigation into the matter. Under French law, Apple could face hefty fines if found to have intentionally reduced the life of its devices.
Apple January 9, 2018
At CES 2018 HP unveiled its new Spectre x360 15, which it touts as the 'world's most powerful convertible PC.' The laptop packs 8th-gen Intel chips, AMD's Radeon RX Vega M GPUs, and can even run AAA games at high settings.
CES 2018 January 9, 2018
Uber and Nvidia have taken to CES 2018 to announce a new collaboration for Uber's next-generation fleet of self-driving cars. Nvidia will provide the advanced AI computing system for Uber's future autonomous vehicles, aiming to revolutionize transportation.
CES 2018 January 8, 2018