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Under Armour’s HOVR smart running shoes are more than just a gimmick

Both of these come with a sensor built in that can track your cadence, distance, pace, stride and, of course, steps -- all the important metrics runners care about. Under Armour developed this Record sensor in-house, and it has been drastically improved since it debuted on the SpeedForm Gemini 2 running shoes in 2016; it's…

Uber settles with Waymo over allegations of stolen trade secrets

Levandowski was last on the witness list today, when Lidar and lasers were to be discussed, making the settlement announcement's timing all the more suspect. In a statement, Uber's new CEO, Dara Khosrowshahi apologized, saying that his company's acquisition (under previous leadership) "should have been handled differently." "There is no question that self-driving technology is…

The Latest: Hezbollah says Syria reply to Israel ‘new phase’

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on Israel offensive against Iranian targets in Syria (all times local): 5:15 p.m. Lebanon's Hezbollah has hailed Syria's response to Israel's attack on Iranian and Syrian bases in Syria, saying it signals "a new strategic phase" that puts an end to violation of Syrian territories. Israel said one of its…

Will stock plunge hurt US economy? Depends how long it lasts

WASHINGTON (AP) — The tumble in U.S. stock prices has inflicted psychological pain and financial losses — at least on paper — for people with a meaningful stake in the market. Their anxiety conjures another fear, too: That consumers and businesses might slash their spending in response. Consumers are the engine of U.S. economic growth,…

On drug costs, modest steps follow Trump’s big promises

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump makes big promises to reduce prescription drug costs, but his administration is gravitating to relatively modest steps such as letting Medicare patients share in manufacturer rebates. Those ideas would represent tangible change and they have a realistic chance of being enacted. But it's not like calling for Medicare to…

AP FACT CHECK: Trump in a stock market and budget tempest

WASHINGTON (AP) — The weeklong drama over the hourslong government shutdown set loose overblown rhetoric from both parties while President Donald Trump wrestled inartfully with turmoil in the stock market, one of his favorite bragging points until it tanked. On the sidelines of the budget battle, Trump pitched his campaign against the MS-13 gang. He…

Israel downs Iranian drone and strikes Syria, F-16 crashes

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military shot down an Iranian drone it said infiltrated the country early Saturday before launching a "large-scale attack" on at least a dozen Iranian and Syrian targets inside Syria, in its most significant engagement since the fighting in neighboring Syria began in 2011. Responding anti-aircraft fire led to the downing…