Verizon will start offering wireless home broadband service in three to five cities in late 2018. The company will deliver the service using 5G networking technology, the next-generation wireless standard. Home wireless internet service like Verizon's could increase competition, potentially leading to better pricing and performance. You already go online via the cell phone companies'…

AliveCor makes a portable EKG reader — the kind of electric heart monitoring that's standard in hospitals — and it's been FDA-cleared. Former Google executive and current AliveCor CEO Vic Gundotra explains what he learned during a 'painful' two-year FDA clearance process. Vic Gundotra embarked on his health tech startup journey with the confidence of…

As texting quickly becomes the most effective way to nudge all kinds of people to complete a variety of tasks, you need to be equipped with best practices to truly engage your audience given the direct nature of text messaging. Here are the top five textpert practices to help you remain efficient, yet professional when…

November 29 was an exciting day if you were watching bitcoin prices swing back and forth with quite a bit of turbulence. The price of bitcoin touched an all-time high of $11,395 across global exchanges. Then, about an hour or so later, the price went down hard to a low of $9250 on some trading…

Robust electronic-warfare drills during Russia's Zapad military exercise in September came as a surprise to Estonia's military-intelligence chief. Russia has geographic and logistical advantages when operating along its western frontier, he said, and NATO is watching Moscow's activity in the region. NATO is also working to reassure its allies in Eastern Europe and improve its…

The Lexus RX luxury crossover is getting a third-row seat, making it a seven-passenger SUV for the first time since its introduction in 1998. RX's extra row will be available on the RX350 and the hybrid-electric RX450hL variant. Lexus stretched a standard RX by 4.3 inches to achieve the extra capacity. LOS ANGELES — Sport-utility…

Blue Apron co-founder and CEO Matt Salzberg has stepped down. He will be replaced by CFO Brad Dickerson. Blue Apron shares have tumbled 70% since the company went public in June. Blue Apron co-founder Matt Salzberg has stepped down from his role as the company's president and CEO, according to a company press release. He…

The USDA is loosening school nutrition standards as childhood obesity soars. The Trump administration wants to keep the salt, fat, and sugar in kids' lunches. In May, Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue, announced that he planned to “Make School Meals Great Again” during his tenure at USDA. (No, this is not a joke.) And apparently…