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Testing Wearable Sensors as 'Check Engine' Light for Health

| By Lauran Neergaard | Jan 15
A next step for smart watches and fitness trackers? Wearable gadgets gave a Stanford University professor an early warning that he was getting sick before he ever felt any symptoms of Lyme disease.

Facebook Takes On a Bigger Role in Journalism

| By Barbara Ortutay | Jan 15
Facebook is launching a journalism project aimed at strengthening its ties with media organizations to help them expand their audiences, come up with new products and generally promote trusted news in today's "post-truth" era.

DirecTV Now: A Trial is Free, but It's A Hard Sell for Some

| By Tali Arbel | Jan 14
It's TV, it's fun, it's a free trial with no hassle. Why wouldn't people jump at the chance to try something new? As it turned out, almost nobody did.

Zero-Emission Boat Prepares for Round-the-World Odyssey

| By Samuel Petrequin | Jan 14
The first self-sufficient boat powered only by emission-free energy will start a six-year trip around the world in the spring.

WNBA's New Security App Put to Test Quickly

| By Doug Feinberg | Jan 13
It didn't take long for the WNBA's new security app to be put to the test. Within a week of its debut, a deadly shooting occurred on New Year's Eve at an Istanbul nightclub.

U.S. Warns of Unusual Cybersecurity Flaw in Heart Devices

| By Tami Abdollah and Matthew Perrone | Jan 13
The Homeland Security Department warned Tuesday about an unusual cybersecurity flaw for one manufacturer's implantable heart devices that it said could allow hackers to remotely take control of a person's defibrillator or pacemaker.

The Reality of the Virtual World

| Jan 13
Virtural reality headsets were one of the many hot items creating buzz at the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show.

Apple Proved A Phone Can Change the World in Just 10 Years

| By Michael Liedtke | Jan 12
Few people realized it at the time, but the world shifted fundamentally a decade ago when Steve Jobs pulled the first iPhone from Apple's bag of technological tricks.

Waymo Self-Driving Minivan Will Start Test Drives This Month

| By Dee-Ann Durbin | Jan 12
Waymo, Google's self-driving car division, will start testing its new fleet of minivans on public roads in California and Arizona later this month.

Browser History and Location Can Change What You Pay Online

| Jan 12
Shopping online could make you a victim of price discrimination. Companies can use data like your past searches or location to influence the price you pay.

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