Birth Control Pills May Prevent Some Cancers, Study FindsAccording to the researchers at the National Cancer Institute, oral contraceptives can reduce the chance of developing ovarian, breast, and other cancers in women.
iPhone Update Will Allow Users To Stop Battery Slowdown, Tim Cook SaysApple's CEO says a future iOS update will give older iPhone users the option to disable Apple's ramping down of performance, which Apple claimed was done to improve power management
Hospitals Teaming Up To Start Not-For-Profit Drug Company To Combat Drugmakers' High PricesIn a Jan. 17 announcement by Intermountain Healthcare, the hospital network is teaming up with Ascension, SSM Health, and Trinity Health to combat rising prices of life-saving drugs.
Wells Fargo Glitch Leaves Customers With Empty Bank AccountsWells Fargo customers are being advised to check that their accounts to make sure they aren't experiencing issues as well.
Samsung Unveils 146-Inch, Wall-Sized TV Called 'The Wall'The 12-foot-2-inch screen is nearly twice the size of most big screen sets on the market and features a new technology called "microLED."
Millennials' Quest For Perfection Causing Mental Health Issues, Study SaysThe report, published in the journal Psychological Bulletin, draws a link between the number of young people being labeled as perfectionists and the rise in mental health issues being diagnosed.
Bitcoin Called 'Unstable' By Microsoft, Dropped As A Payment MethodMicrosoft employees told reporters at Bleeping Computer that the cryptocurrency's market was too volatile to keep using for online transactions.
Scientists: Freezing Cold Winter Could Mean Much Fewer Bugs In SummerAs many states are still digging out from the frigid "bomb cyclone," some are looking for the possible bright side of a brutal winter: less bugs in the summer.
Homeowner's Group Tells Veteran He Can't Fly U.S., Marine FlagsThe veteran and his wife are claiming that the local HOA in Rosenberg told the couple their U.S. and Marine Corps flags have to come down due to HOA rules.
Report: Comcast Fired 500 After Claiming Tax Cut Would Create JobsComcast reportedly fired 500 sales personnel despite claiming that Congress's new tax cut bill would help them create thousands of jobs.
Fitness Trackers Are Terrible At Measuring Calories Burned, Study SaysResearchers say that while the devices were very accurate at measuring a person's heart rate while working out, the models Stanford tested were off by as much as a shocking 93 percent when measuring calories burned.
Study Claims 'Sugar Coma' Is Real, Lowers Cognitive AbilityGlucose, or simple table sugar, was found to have the worst effects on each participant when they were given a series of tests to rate reaction time, attention, and memory.