Science & Technology

Apple CEO Tim Cook announces new products at an event Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019, in Cupertino, Calif. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)

Apple Takes On Netflix With A $5-a-Month Streaming Service

Apple is finally taking on Netflix with its own streaming television service and, uncharacteristically for the company, offering it at a bargain price — $5 a month beginning on Nov. 1.
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CUPERTINO, CALIFORNIA - SEPTEMBER 10: The new Apple iPhone 11 (L) and iPhone 11 Pro (R) are displayed during an Apple special event on September 10, 2019 in Cupertino, California. Apple unveiled several new products including an iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro,

Apple Unveils a Cheaper iPhone and Pricing For Streaming TV

Apple unveiled new iPhones that are largely unchanged from previous models and accompanied by an unexpected price cut for the cheapest model, underscoring the company's efforts to counteract a sales slump of its flagship product.
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This Aug. 26, 2015 photo shows an Apple iPhone with a cracked screen after a drop test from the DropBot, a robot used to measure the sustainability of a phone to dropping, at the offices of SquareTrade in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File)

Cracked iPhone Screen? You'll Have More Places To Fix It

Apple said Thursday, Aug. 29, 2019, that it will sell tools and parts to independent phone-repair shops in the U.S. and later in other countries.
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This undated product image provided by KFC shows plant-based chicken. Kentucky Fried Chicken plans to test plant-based chicken nuggets and boneless wings on Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2019, at one of its restaurants in Atlanta. (KFC via AP)

KFC Partners With Beyond Meat

Kentucky Fried Chicken plans to test plant-based chicken nuggets and boneless wings Tuesday at one of its restaurants in Atlanta. Depending on customer feedback, the chain could expand the test to other markets.
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BEVERLY HILLS, CA - SEPTEMBER 26: The King of Random at the 2017 Streamy Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on September 26, 2017 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images for dick clark productions)

Popular YouTube 'King of Random' Dies In Paraglider Accident

The creator of the YouTube channel "King of Random," whose experiments and hands-on science tips drew 11 million subscribers, has died in a Utah paragliding crash.
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This May 1, 2019 file photo shows Drake at the Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)

Drake Signs Creative Partnership With SiriusXM and Pandora

SiriusXM and Pandora, companies that merged earlier this year, announced Thursday, July 25, that they have signed a new creative partnership with the superstar artist.
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Instagram

Instagram Expands Hiding 'Likes' To Make You Happier

Instagram is expanding a test to hide how many "likes" people's posts receive as it tries to combat criticism that such counts hurt mental health and make people feel bad when comparing themselves to others.
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This combination photo shows Khalid performing at Y100's Jingle Ball in Sunrise, Fla. on Dec. 16, 2018, left, and Bad Bunny performing at the Billboard Latin Music Awards in Las Vegas on April 25, 2019. (AP Photo)

Bad Bunny, Khalid To Perform On Apple Music's 'Up Next' Tour

Apple Music announced Monday, July 1, 2019, that a tour featuring artists from its playlist, including Khalid and Bad Bunny will perform on the “Up Next Live” tour.
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This combination of photos shows Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade after an NBA basketball game against the New York Knicks in New York on March 30, 2019, left, and New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis during an NBA basketball game in New Orleans on Marc

Anthony Davis, Dwyane Wade To Cover NBA 2K20 Video Game

Video game company 2K Sports announced that Davis will be the cover athlete for the NBA 2K20’s standard and deluxe editions. Three-time NBA champion Dwyane Wade, who recently retired, will cover the legend edition.
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In this April 14, 2009, file photo cast members, from left, Jenna Fischer, Angela Kinsey, Craig Robinson, and Steve Carell are seen after cutting a cake celebrating the 100th episode of the television show "The Office" in Malibu, California. (AP Photo/Mat

'The Office' To Leave Netflix As Streaming Battles Heat Up

Netflix's announced that NBC's hit show "The Office" will be pulled from its lineup after 2020 and head to NBCUniversal's upcoming service.
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