Science & Technology

Sleeping With The TV On May Make You Gain Weight

Dozing off to late-night TV or sleeping with other lights on may mix up your metabolism and lead to weight gain and even obesity, provocative but preliminary U.S. research suggests.
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This undated image provided by Google shows the controller for a video-game streaming platform called Stadia. (Google via AP, File)

Google's Challenge To Game Consoles To Kick Off In November

Google will offer its Stadia streaming video game service as part of a $130 package in November.
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In this Oct. 31, 2017, file photo, former President Barack Obama, right, and former first lady Michelle Obama appear at the Obama Foundation Summit in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast, File)

The Obamas To Produce Exclusive Podcasts For Spotify

Their production company is teaming up with Spotify to produce exclusive podcasts for the platform.
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Apple CEO Tim Cook

Apple Previews New Software As It Diversifies Beyond iPhones

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Apple, beset by falling iPhone sales, announced upcoming changes to its phone and computer software intended to highlight its new digital services and to further position it as a defender of personal privacy. The revisions previewed Monday during a conference in San Jose,...
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A crowd waits in line before an announcement at the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference in San Jose, Calif., Monday, June 3, 2019. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

Apple Goes Beyond iPhones With Emphasis On Software and Streaming

Apple CEO Tim Cook kicked off a keynote Monday expected to preview upcoming changes to the company's phone and computer software as it diversifies to offset eroding sales of its bedrock product, the iPhone.
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This undated image shows Randall Park and Ali Wong in a scene from the movie "Always Be My Maybe." The newly released Netflix movie is an Asian-American rom-com with a twist: ethnicity isn't central to the plot. (Courtesy of Netflix)

In Asian-Led 'Always Be My Maybe,' Ethnicity Is Secondary

The newly released Netflix movie "Always Be My Maybe," is an Asian American rom-com with a twist: Ethnicity isn't central to the plot.
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LOS GATOS, CA - JANUARY 22: A sign is posted in front of the Netflix headquarters on January 22, 2014 in Los Gatos, California. Netflix will report fourth quarter earnings today after the closing bell. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Netflix Co-Founder Marc Randolph Has Book Out In September

An upcoming book by Netflix co-founder Marc Randolph turned out differently than he had expected...
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Will Smith and Mena Massoud in 'Aladdin'

Rotten Tomatoes To Link Audience Ratings To Ticket Purchases

The review aggregator says users who purchase tickets on Fandango will get a verified badge next to their review, beginning with films out this weekend like "Booksmart" and "Aladdin."
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In this Sept. 4, 2017, file photo, actor Woody Harrelson poses for photographers at the photo call for the film "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri" during the 74th edition of the Venice Film Festival in Venice, Italy. (Photo by Joel Ryan/Invision/

NYPD Used Woody Harrelson Photo To Find Lookalike Beer Thief

A report says the New York Police Department used a photo of Harrelson in its facial recognition program in an attempt to identify a beer thief who looked like the actor.
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Peter Stern, Apple Vice President of Services

Apple Revamps TV App For Direct Subscriptions To Channels

Apple users will be able to subscribe to HBO, Showtime and a handful of other channels directly through Apple's new TV app, bypassing the need to download or launch a separate app.
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