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'A Sinking Feeling': Men Get Letters About Their 'Secrets'"I know about the secret you are keeping from your wife and everyone else," the letter read. "More importantly, I have evidence of what you've been hiding." Jeff Strohl, resident of a wealthy Washington suburb, admits he wasn't too thrilled to read the July 21 letter postmarked from Nashville—or...
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FDA Gives OK to Market Pregnancy- Prevention App"There's an app for that" is making further inroads in the contraceptives arena. USA Today reports the FDA has approved marketing for the Natural Cycles app, which claims it can help prevent pregnancy by telling a woman what days are best for avoiding sex (marked "red" days) after she plugs...
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FILE - In this April 19, 2017, file photo, Alex Jones, a right-wing radio host and conspiracy theorist, arrives at the courthouse in Austin, Texas. Twitter says it is suspending the account of the far-right conspiracy theorist Alex Jones for one week after he violated the company’s rules against inciting violence. (Jay Janner/Austin American-Statesman via AP, File)
Tech giants still stumbling in the social world they createdTech giants still stumbling in the social world they created
The Associated Press7 days ago
Scientists Link Devices' Blue Light to Serious Eye TroubleStaring at your smartphone, tablet, or computer screen for hours on end may not only be fueling your online addiction—it could be wreaking havoc on your eyesight. So says a new study out of the University of Toledo, published in the Scientific Reports journal, and it's all because of...
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Silicon Valley Swap: Apple Gets Back Top Engineer From TeslaOne Silicon Valley wheel just circled back to its starting point. A top Apple engineer who left in 2013 to join Tesla as its chief vehicle engineer is back with his former employer. The Verge reports that Doug Field, who'd been the VP of Mac hardware for the Cupertino giant,...
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Selfie Lovers Start 'Alarming' Surgical TrendThink you look better in your latest selfie than in real life? Then beware of "Snapchat dysmorphia," a newly dubbed term for people seeking plastic surgery to mimic their appearance in filtered selfies, the San Francisco Chronicle reports. "Sometimes I have patients who say, 'I want every single spot gone,...
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This Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018, photo released by the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department shows tech billionaire and advocate of crime victims Henry T. Nicholas III,  in Las Vegas. Las Vegas police officer Larry Hadfield says Nicholas was arrested Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018 at a Las Vegas Strip casino-resort on suspicion of trafficking heroin, cocaine, meth and ecstasy. cognizance. Nicholas co-founded Broadcom in the '90s and left the company in 2003. Recently, he has been bankrolling ballot measures in the U.S. that aim to guarantee certain rights to crime victims. (Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department via AP)
Tech billionaire Henry Nicholas facing drug counts in VegasTech billionaire and advocate for crime victims Henry T. Nicholas III is facing drug counts in Las Vegas
The Associated Press7 days ago
FILE- In this June 14, 2018, file photo Tesla CEO and founder of the Boring Company Elon Musk speaks at a news conference. On Thursday, Aug. 9, Tesla shares have dropped back to near the level they were trading at before Musk tweeted Tuesday that he may take the company private. (AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato, File)
Tesla stock drops closer to pre-Musk tweet levelTesla shares have dropped closer to the level they were trading at before CEO Elon Musk tweeted Tuesday that he may take the company private
The Associated Press7 days ago
FILE - In this March 15, 2017 file photo, a sign marks a pick-up point for the Uber car service at LaGuardia Airport in New York. New York City is imposing a one-year moratorium on new ride-hailing licenses in Uber's largest U.S. market, raising the specter that other cities may adopt similar crackdowns as they try to ease traffic congestion. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
Uber faces new roadblock in New York on its way to IPOUber faces new challenge leading up to IPO as New York city reins in growth of ride-hailing services
The Associated Press8 days ago
Samsung's new voice-assisted speaker, the Galaxy Home, is displayed during a product event Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018, in New York. The Galaxy Home uses Samsung's homegrown digital assistant, Bixby. (AP Photo/Nick Jesdanun)
Samsung's new phone shows how hardware innovation has slowedSamsung's new phone shows how hardware innovation has slowed
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FILE- In this July 31, 2018, file photo employees walk past logos of the Samsung Electronics Co. at its office in Seoul, South Korea. Samsung is expected to unveil a new phone on Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon, File)
The Latest: Incremental improvements in new Samsung phoneSamsung is expected to unveil its next major smartphone at an event in New York on Thursday
The Associated Press8 days ago
Elon Musk's Tesla Tweet May Have Been IllegalElon Musk's tweet about potentially taking Tesla private was definitely unorthodox—and it may also have been illegal, according to analysts and regulators. Sources tell the Wall Street Journal that the Securities and Exchange Commission wants to know more about Musk's tweet, specifically the part about funding being secured, and...
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