Fitbit data used to charge 90-year-old man in gruesome hacking murder case

Enlarge / Fitbit’s Alta HR, a fitness wristband with continuous heart rate monitoring. (credit: Getty | Dave Kotinsky) San Jose, California, police charged 90-year-old Anthony (Tony) Vincent Aiello in the gruesome death of his 67-year-old stepdaughter after obtaining dramatic health data recorded by her Fitbit Alta HR device. The stepdaughter, Karen Navarra, was found dead […]

September Was Not a Great Month for Used Car Shoppers

We’ve discussed the issues facing used vehicle buyers a fair bit in the recent past, but September data shows the market’s quickly rising prices did not cool off with the arrival of autumn. Wholesale used vehicle prices continued to climb, with the Manheim Used Vehicle Value Index reaching its highest point in history. Breaking down […]

Facebook says it hasn’t seen any evidence that the hackers used stolen keys to access users’ Tinder, Spotify, or Instagram accounts (FB)

Drew Angerer/Getty Images Facebook got hacked, it announced last week, and there have been fears attackers could use the stolen data to break into users’ accounts on Tinder, Spotify, Airbnb, and elsewhere. On Tuesday, Facebook said there is no evidence of that sort of thing happening. But it’s still not clear who is behind the […]

Artificial insemination used to breed lions for the first time

Artificial insemination isn’t new, but the technique is still breaking new ground — and it might just save one of the world’s better known species. South Africa’s University of Pretoria has successfully used artificial conception with lions for the first time, producing two cubs (Isabel and Victor, above) who’ve been healthy since their birth on […]

Top 10 fastest-selling used cars of 2018

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Sometimes owners and dealers have trouble selling certain car models. Others fly off the lot. These are the 10 fastest-selling models of 2018 so far. Continue reading Top 10 fastest-selling used cars of 2018 Top 10 fastest-selling used cars of 2018 originally appeared on Autoblog on Sat, 22 Sep 2018 […]

Everything you need to know about Olive Garden’s pasta pass — including where it’s used most

Olive Garden Once a year, Olive Garden offers the Never Ending Pasta Pass, a $ 100 allowance for all the pasta you can consume in eight weeks. This year, the chain offered the new Annual Pasta Pass for $ 300 to truly ardent fans.  Here are the places across the country where the most fans are redeeming their passes.  […]

How Your Genes Could Be Used to Cure Cancer

Judy Perkins, a 52-year-old breast cancer patient, had been in remission for a decade when her cancer returned with a vengeance. She stopped responding to treatment and was grappling with a terminal diagnosis. But then Perkins learned about a National Institutes of Health trial that involved the extraction of immune cells to treat cancer. She […]

Bolton promises ‘much stronger’ response if chemical weapons used in Syria

US national security adviser John Bolton has warned that the US, France and UK will launch a ‘much stronger’ response to any chemical weapons attack in Syria, as the US bolsters its regional military presence in preparation. “We’ve tried to convey the message in recent days that if there’s a third use of chemical weapons, […]