Have Apps, Get in Shape?

Have Apps, Get in Shape?

A combination of an exercise app, an activity tracker and personal counseling increased women's physical activity levels, researchers found.

Apple Highlights User Experience in New OS Lineup

Apple Highlights User Experience in New OS Lineup

"For years, Apple Maps has lagged significantly behind Google Maps in terms of features, functions and local details," said Charles King, principal analyst at Pund-IT, a technology advisory firm in Hayward, California.

Patients Who Read Doctors' Notes More Likely to Take Their Meds

Patients Who Read Doctors' Notes More Likely to Take Their Meds

Though sharing notes is a cultural shift, electronic health record systems make it easier, she said, adding that the payoff could be "enormous" because poor adherence to medications costs the health care system about $300 billion a year.

US Post Office to Test-Drive Autonomous Trucks

US Post Office to Test-Drive Autonomous Trucks

Meanwhile, the Partnership for Transportation Innovation & Opportunity, which focuses on the impact of autonomous vehicles on workers, voiced support for projects like the USPS-TuSimple pilot.

F-16 Fighter Jet Crashes Into California Warehouse, Worker Captures Aftermath on Video

F-16 Fighter Jet Crashes Into California Warehouse, Worker Captures Aftermath on Video

Click here to view original GIFGIF: The CEO of the company inside the warehouse, Mike Johnson, told CNN that his employees were all going to be okay, despite the injuries from debris.

Google Showcases AI, Preaches Privacy at I/O Keynote

Google Showcases AI, Preaches Privacy at I/O Keynote

Google showed off its chops in artificial intelligence and machine learning, renewed its commitment to giving users greater control over their data, and introduced a new economically priced smartphone during a keynote presentation at its annual I/O conference held in Mountain View, California, on Tuesday.

Elon Musk Is Going to Trial Over Bad 'Pedo Guy' Tweet

Elon Musk Is Going to Trial Over Bad 'Pedo Guy' Tweet

Hong (AP)Tesla CEO Elon Musk is set to head to trial later this year over a series of bad tweets in which he described a diver as “pedo guy” after the man criticized his plan for saving a young soccer team trapped in a cave system in Thailand.

VMware gives NHS Digital a dose of hybrid to smooth path to multicloud

VMware gives NHS Digital a dose of hybrid to smooth path to multicloud

The companies said VMware Cloud on AWS has enabled NHS Digital to create a new commercial model, by enabling it to act as a single cloud service broker to organisations across NHS and the UK public sector.

Trump Is Very, Very Mad About Facebook's Latest Purge of Conspiracy Theorists and Far-Right Trolls

Trump Is Very, Very Mad About Facebook's Latest Purge of Conspiracy Theorists and Far-Right Trolls

James Woods, an actor turned far-right social media amplifier, was not banned, but reportedly locked out of his Twitter account until he deletes a tweet using the hashtag #HangThemAll in what CNBC described as “an apparent reference to special counsel Robert Mueller’s office.” Watson, the Infowars personality, is a loudmouth conspiracy theorist who specializes in frenzied misinformation, Islamophobic scapegoating, and hawking kooky brain pills.

Yep, That SpaceX Crew Capsule Was Definitely Destroyed During Failed Ground Test, Company Confirms

Yep, That SpaceX Crew Capsule Was Definitely Destroyed During Failed Ground Test, Company Confirms

Image: SpaceXAfter weeks of speculation, SpaceX has finally admitted that a Crew Dragon capsule was destroyed during a test of system’s abort thrusters on April 20.

Officials Warn That Midnight Audience for Avengers: Endgame May Have Been Exposed to Measles

Officials Warn That Midnight Audience for Avengers: Endgame May Have Been Exposed to Measles

The woman lives in Placentia, California, a city in Northern Orange County, and health officials are warning people that she might have exposed them to measles in the area, the Los Angeles Times reported.

Red Flag Flying Over Flagship Phones

Red Flag Flying Over Flagship Phones

What's more, "in areas where the overall market is still growing strongly, high-end devices are beyond the reach of many new and existing smartphone users, further limiting the addressable market," he told TechNewsWorld.

Mobile Chrome Hoax Could Target Android Users

Mobile Chrome Hoax Could Target Android Users

Although Fisher's discovery isn't good news for consumers, it seems to be a minor issue, because a Web page's true URL will appear in the address bar initially, noted Thomas Reed, director of Mac & Mobile at Malwarebytes, a cybersecurity software maker based in Santa Clara, California.

Norwegian Fishermen Discover Beluga Whale That Might Be Working with the Russian Navy

Norwegian Fishermen Discover Beluga Whale That Might Be Working with the Russian Navy

Scientists from Norway’s Institute of Marine Research suspect the whale and its harness may be part of an operation cooked up by the Russian military. And as recently as 2017, the Russian Defense Ministry’s own TV station, Zvezda, reported that dolphins, seals, and white whales were all being trained for military applications.

If You Care About Privacy, Throw Your Amazon Alexa Devices Into the Sea

If You Care About Privacy, Throw Your Amazon Alexa Devices Into the Sea

Bloomberg makes clear that there haven’t been any reports of Amazon employees or contractors actually abusing this power and tracking down users at home.

Tiny Self-Guided Robot Navigates Through the Heart

Tiny Self-Guided Robot Navigates Through the Heart

He practices thoracic surgery at Northwell Health's Southside Hospital in Bay Shore, N.Y."Although these capabilities are in their infancy at this moment, they clearly demonstrate the exciting capability of autonomous robotic technology to perform critical procedural components and more in the near future," said Hussain, who wasn't involved in the new research.

Why the Med-Tech Innovation Expo is bigger and more diverse than ever before

Why the Med-Tech Innovation Expo is bigger and more diverse than ever before

The medical technology sector is changing, and with those changes come new requirements on engineering. Since 2001 Jet Press has been working closely with Accuride, a specialist in high-quality drawer slides and linear motion solutions.

EU Gives Nod to 'Big Brother' Biometrics Database

EU Gives Nod to 'Big Brother' Biometrics Database

For example, the European Data Protection Supervisor, in an opinion on the new information framework supporting CIR, noted that provisions for "reasonable grounds" to access non-law enforcement data systems had been removed from the law.

Samsung Applies Brakes to Galaxy Fold Launch

Samsung Applies Brakes to Galaxy Fold Launch

Foldable phones faced a setback on Monday when Samsung announced it was postponing indefinitely the release of its Galaxy Fold, which had been scheduled to reach retail shelves in the United States this Friday.

This Was Supposed to Be a Story About a Bizarre Anti-Vaccine Rally and a Sedated Bear. Then It Got Weird.

This Was Supposed to Be a Story About a Bizarre Anti-Vaccine Rally and a Sedated Bear. Then It Got Weird.

A person who said their name was Wendy Callahan, and who would only communicate with city officials via email, filed a request to hold a rally on April 21.

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