Nokia, Apple exploring health tech partnership after patent fight

Apple and Nokia have ended their patent fight and said they’re planning to explore ‘future collaboration in digital health initiatives.’

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/05/23/nokia-apple-exploring-health-tech-partnership-after-patent-fight.html

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Rare postcards from Russian Royal family up for auction

Rare postcards from the family of Tsar Nicolas II written in the weeks prior to their execution by the Bolsheviks are going up for auction in the U.K.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/05/17/rare-postcards-from-russian-royal-family-up-for-auction.html

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Spotify now has a birthing playlist for when you go into labor

Spotify announced their partnership with New York City-based OB-GYN Dr. Jacques Moritz to create an “ideal Birthing Playlist that is scientifically designed (and delivery room tested and approved) to accompany women through childbirth.”

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/05/11/spotify-now-has-birthing-playlist-for-when-go-into-labor.html

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Consumer WiFi Use: No Letup in Sight


Consumers use lots of data on their mobile devices. While half of consumers use less than 7 GB per month, data consumption is heavily skewed toward the upper end, recent Parks Associates research indicates. Among U.S. broadband households, mean data consumption is roughly 20 GB per month, with 14 GB used on WiFi and 6 GB through 3G/4G/LTE networks. Consumers’ monthly WiFi data consumption increased by 40 percent from 2015 to 2016. While data use overall has been increasing, WiFi use has been increasing faster than mobile data.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84520.html?rss=1

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Google Home can now support up to six different accounts

Now, up to six people can connect their accounts to one Google Home, and the speaker will recognize each person’s voice and respond accordingly.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/04/20/google-home-can-now-support-up-to-six-different-accounts.html

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US Army testing a device that could give soldiers a 'third arm'

Traditional weaponry has often been a burden to soldiers, placing added weight on their bodies, slowing reaction times at times when all of their facilities are needed. Future troops may wind up having a “third arm” to help offset the weight.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/04/05/us-army-testing-device-that-could-give-soldiers-third-arm.html

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Tennessee couple tried selling baby on Craigslist, investigators say

A Tennessee couple accused of placing an ad on Craigslist to sell their 5-month-old baby for $3,000 — before trying to hand off the infant to an undercover agent — had their first appearance in court on Monday.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/03/28/tennessee-couple-tried-selling-baby-on-craigslist-investigators-say.html

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End of a dynasty: Rare postcards of the last czar and his family up for sale

Fascinating postcards showing the Russian royal family visiting their British counterparts in 1909 will be auctioned in the U.K. on Saturday.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/03/24/end-dynasty-rare-postcards-last-czar-and-his-family-up-for-sale.html

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Following YouTube gaffe, AT&T, Verizon may pull most of their ads from Google

After their ads appeared next to extremist content on YouTube, telecom companies AT&T and Verizon said they were going to pull their ads from the video site. But the fallout may go further than just YouTube.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/03/23/following-youtube-gaffe-at-t-verizon-may-pull-most-their-ads-from-google.html

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iPhone 8 vs. Galaxy S8: battle of the screens

Will consumers care if their smartphone has a curved display? Smartphones with curved displays are trying to be the next big thing. But it’s not clear if consumers care.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/03/16/iphone-8-vs-galaxy-s8-battle-screens.html

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Scientists stumped by crocodile eggs found in dinosaur nests

Crocodiles and their ancestors have been roaming the Earth for 200 million years, rubbing shoulders (do crocodiles even have shoulders?)

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/03/14/scientists-stumped-by-crocodile-eggs-found-in-dinosaur-nests.html

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Is President Trump racist? Google Assistant has an answer for that

As people seek affirmation of their political beliefs in an increasingly polarized nation with accusations of fake news from both sides, smart device AI (artificial intelligence) is more than happy to comply.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/03/10/is-president-trump-racist-google-assistant-has-answer-for-that.html

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Man suffers fatal heart attack after catching one of the rarest creatures in 'Pokemon Go,' report says

“Pokemon Go” has gotten countless players up off of the couch and on their feet in search of the endlessly charming creatures, and it’s been hailed as a great fitness tool for that very reason.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/03/06/man-suffers-fatal-heart-attack-after-catching-one-rarest-creatures-in-pokemon-go-report-says.html

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Nintendo Switch reportedly coats game cartridges with bitter substance

Nintendo does not want anyone to put the gaming system’s tiny cartridges in their mouths and reportedly taken measures to prevent that from happening.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/03/04/nintendo-switch-reportedly-coats-game-cartridges-with-bitter-substance.html

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King Tut tomb mystery: Experts tap tech in new hunt for secret chambers

Researchers will continue their search for secret chambers in King Tutankhamun’s tomb this year, harnessing sophisticated radar technology to find out if another burial is hidden at the famous site.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/02/13/king-tut-tomb-mystery-experts-tap-tech-in-new-hunt-for-secret-chambers.html

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