California turns to military technology to help fight fires
Jun03

California turns to military technology to help fight fires

California has a new level of cooperation with the Pentagon as it tries to avoid another deadly, destructive fire season, Gov. Gavin Newsom said Monday, downplaying friction with President Donald Trump’s administration. The Defense Department has agreed to provide information from a Cold War-era military satellite to help spot new wildfires, and Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan gave the California National Guard blanket...

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Your Apple Watch will soon feature a menstrual period tracker
Jun03

Your Apple Watch will soon feature a menstrual period tracker

New updates to the Apple Watch will include a menstrual cycle tracking feature, meeting a need users have long called for. The Cycle Tracking feature is not only coming to the Apple Watch — it will also be available in the Health app on iPhones when the newest operating system, iOS 13, becomes available. The period tracker was announced at Apple’s annual developer conference, WWDC, on Monday, along with a slew of other...

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China data suggests trade war hit; tech group reverses stand
Jun03

China data suggests trade war hit; tech group reverses stand

A report Monday on Chinese manufacturing suggested that Beijing’s trade war with the Trump administration is causing domestic economic damage. Surveys of manufacturers across Asia for May showed that business confidence has been shaken by the conflict over President Donald Trump’s demands that Beijing change its industrial planning strategy and find other ways to redress its perennially huge trade surpluses. But in a move...

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The Latest: Apple previews new space show for subscription
Jun03

The Latest: Apple previews new space show for subscription

The Latest on Apple’s developers conference (all times local): 10:25 a.m. Apple is opening its annual developers conference with another sneak peek at its upcoming Apple TV Plus video subscription. CEO Tim Cook showed a snippet from a new show from Ron Moore, the executive producer of “Battlestar Galactica.” The show, “For All Mankind,” appears to be an alternative take on the U.S.-Russia space race in...

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Trump, in tussle with CNN, suggests boycott of parent AT&T
Jun03

Trump, in tussle with CNN, suggests boycott of parent AT&T

President Donald Trump took to Twitter on Monday to reiterate his complaints about CNN and suggest a boycott of its parent company, AT&T. Soon after his arrival in London for a pomp-filled state visit to Britain, Trump tweeted that CNN is his chief source of such reports but that “after watching it for a short while, I turned it off. All negative & so much Fake News, very bad for U.S.” Trump asked why...

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