Garmin and Samsung wearables could earn you health care savings

Wearable devices for health and fitness aren't anything new, of course, but insurance companies aren't really known for their fast response to tech trends. That may be changing, though, as big companies like Aetna and John Hancock have started offeri…

Germany bans children’s smartwatches over privacy concerns

Germany's telecommunications regulator, the Federal Network Agency, announced a ban today on the sale of kids' smartwatches, the BBC reports, and encouraged parents to destroy the ones they already own. The agency appears to be taking particular issu…

The best Bluetooth audio receiver for your home stereo or speakers

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Apple delays HomePod smart speaker until early 2018

We hope you weren't counting on giving (or getting) a HomePod for the holidays — Apple has delayed the release of the Siri-powered speaker to early 2018. In a statement, the company said it needed a "little more time" before the device was ready fo…

Toyota plans to start selling EVs in China in 2020

Toyota recently announced plans to design and build EVs with Mazda in the US, but it has big plans elsewhere, too. The automaker will produce electric cars in both China and India starting in 2020, it said in a pair of press releases. Up until now, T…

Watch Boston Dynamics’ Atlas robot nail a backflip

We've grown accustomed to seeing Boston Dynamics' impressive line-up of robots strutting about in periodic video updates, each more terrifying than the last. But, every once in a while, the company unleashes a clip so awesome you can't help but watch…

The Morning After: Friday, November 17th 2017

Friday is here — you made it. Over the last 24 hours, Tesla revealed a new prototype Roadster with a ridiculous spec sheet. Oh, and the company showed off its new all-electric big rig. Meanwhile, OnePlus announced its latest smartphone, the 5T, whic…

Brave’s browser makes it easy to donate money to YouTubers

Brave browser, which was created by Mozilla's former CEO, offers a browsing experience quite different from what you're used to. It blocks ads but will pay you for allowing replacement advertisements that are supposedly free from bloatware and malwar…