‘Pokémon Go’ starts tracking steps using HealthKit and Google Fit

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‘Pokémon Go’ starts tracking steps using HealthKit and Google Fit ASSOCIATED PRESS Pokémon Go players can finally unlock rewards without keeping the app open or using the game’s Plus tracking dongle. The Adventure Sync option ties into Google Fit or Apple Health…

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AT&T, Dish point fingers after HBO blackout

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AT&T, Dish point fingers after HBO blackout It’s been less than six months since HBO (and the rest of what is now called WarnerMedia) joined AT&T, and now we have our first bonafide carriage dispute. Both AT&T and Dish blamed the other…

US charges Chinese, Taiwan firms for stealing secrets from Micron

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US charges Chinese, Taiwan firms for stealing secrets from Micron Bloomberg via Getty Images Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced that the Department of Justice has filed charges against a Taiwanese company, a Chinese PRC-backed company, and three Taiwanese nationals of economic espionage…

Apple reportedly expands the list of ‘vintage’ products it will repair

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Apple reportedly expands the list of ‘vintage’ products it will repair ASSOCIATED PRESS Apple is expanding its program to repair some of its vintage products that are still in circulation, according to 9to5Mac. Under the program, Apple will extend service of the…

Microsoft’s Mixer game streaming service adds new ways to interact

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Microsoft’s Mixer game streaming service adds new ways to interact Xbox Microsoft’s game streaming service and Twitch competitor, Mixer, is entering its second season, and with it comes a slew of new features to help fans engage and allow streamers to make…

Apple will stop reporting how many iPhones, iPads and Macs it sells

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Apple will stop reporting how many iPhones, iPads and Macs it sells For Apple watchers, being able to look at how many devices Apple has sold in a given quarter can be a valuable way to gauge the company’s health, and those…

LG is bringing a rollable OLED TV to CES 2019

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LG is bringing a rollable OLED TV to CES 2019 CES is still a couple of months away, but we’re already hearing whispers of what to expect at the show in January. As usual, LG will be one of the manufacturers presenting…

A Cryptocurrency Millionaire Wants to Build a Utopia in Nevada

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A Cryptocurrency Millionaire Wants to Build a Utopia in Nevada STOREY COUNTY, Nev. — An enormous plot of land in the Nevada desert — bigger than nearby Reno — has been the subject of local intrigue since a company with no history,…

Amazon opens its second ‘4-star’ store in Colorado

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Amazon opens its second ‘4-star’ store in Colorado Hyoung Chang/The Denver Post via Getty Images Amazon isn’t wasting too much time in expanding its 4-star brick-and-mortar concept, as it opened a second location in Lone Tree, near Denver, Colorado on Thursday. It…

Unique immunity genes in one widespread coral species: Study may help explain how corals deal with stress under future climate change scenarios

Unique immunity genes in one widespread coral species: Study may help explain how corals deal with stress under future climate change scenarios

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Unique immunity genes in one widespread coral species: Study may help explain how corals deal with stress under future climate change scenarios A new study led by researchers at the University of Miami (UM) Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science found…

Apple’s more expensive iPhones are making them a lot more money

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Apple’s more expensive iPhones are making them a lot more money We spent time with Apple’s new hardware not long ago, but the company is keeping the party going with another new release: its Q4 2018 earnings. Right off the bat, we’re…

Senator Wyden wants to jail execs who don’t protect consumer data

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Senator Wyden wants to jail execs who don’t protect consumer data ASSOCIATED PRESS Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR) released a draft the Consumer Data Protection Act, which would create new protections for consumer information and strict punishments for those found to be abusing…

Flickr limits free plan to 1,000 photos or videos

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Flickr limits free plan to 1,000 photos or videos Igor Golovniov/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Flickr is killing its 1TB of free storage in favor of a no-cost plan where you’re limited to 1,000 photos or videos, no matter the file size….

Bioluminescent substance discovered in Brazilian cave worm larva

Bioluminescent substance discovered in Brazilian cave worm larva

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Bioluminescent substance discovered in Brazilian cave worm larva An insect larva found in the caves of Intervales State Park, an Atlantic Rainforest remnant in the municipality of Ribeirão Grande, São Paulo State, Brazil, was initially of no interest to the research group…

You can now post your Shazam finds to Instagram Stories

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You can now post your Shazam finds to Instagram Stories Anadolu Agency via Getty Images Instagram’s obsession with music is expanding to Shazam: The song-identifying app now works with Instagram Stories. Starting today, you’ll be able to pull up Shazam, ID a…