Apple is holding its next event on October 18th

The murmurs were true: Apple will hold a second fall product event on October 18th at 1PM Eastern. The invitation for the virtual "Unleashed' presentation doesn't provide many clues, although many unofficially expect Apple to...

3 economists awarded Nobel for work on real-world experiments

A trio of economists were awarded the Nobel Prize on Monday for showing that precise — and surprising — answers to some of society's most pressing questions can be gleaned from experiments rooted in real...

Dems fear Sinema’s still not there on a prescription drug plan

Congress The senator's office says she's 'carefully reviewing' the proposals. But time's running out. Sen. Kyrsten Sinema, seen here on Wednesday, generally supports the idea of lowering drug prices but has declined to say what, if any,...

The Beats Studio Buds are on sale for $125 right now on Amazon

Alongside a massive AirPods sale today, Beats' new Studio Buds have hit a new record-low price on Amazon. The online retailer has the wireless earbuds for $125, or $25 off their normal price and $5...

What we learned this week in the trial of Elizabeth Holmes

The trial of Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes concluded its fourth week on Friday, with the lengthiest witness testimony of the trial so far. That testimony has come from former Theranos lab director Adam Rosendorff, who has...

Inside Manchin’s search for GOP votes on elections reform

Congress Some Senate Republicans are engaging in preliminary discussions with the West Virginia senator in his longshot effort for a bipartisan compromise on voting. Sen. Joe Manchin speaks to reporters as he leaves a private meeting with...

In New Jersey, Biden talks extreme weather and climate change

President Biden demonstrated during visits Tuesday to flood-ravaged New Jersey and New York that he's keen to link recent extreme weather events with calls to tackle climate change. Why it matters: It could convince more resistant...

Elon Musk’s humanoid robot is just another Tesla publicity stunt

Though it makes popular and groundbreaking electric vehicles, Tesla has had a less than stellar track record when it comes to the company's more ambitious future-facing projects. CEO Elon Musk's 2019 promise of unleashing a...

Febreze rolls out a scratch ‘n sniff-like fabric spray

Febreze has come up with a new way to deceive your houseguests into thinking you're a person who actually cleans: A "scratch 'n sniff"-like fabric spray. Using "breakthrough touch-activated scent technology," Febreze is rolling out Unstopables...

NBC’s Summer Olympics ratings are in free-fall

After pandemic-fueled delays last year, the Tokyo Olympics have gotten a lot of attention around this summer. Unfortunately for NBC, that attention has not translated to viewership. NBC's TV audience for the summer Olympics is down...

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