The best phone accessory deals at Amazon’s Prime Day-like spring sale: Chargers, power banks, cases, and more

UPDATE: Mar. 22, 2024, 9:14 a.m. EDT This story has been updated with the latest deals on phone accessories during Amazon’s Big Spring Sale. To hold all of us deal shoppers over until Prime Day, Amazon decided to give us a little gift: the Amazon Big Spring Sale. Officially running from March 20 to March … Read more

Major Studies Find No Evidence of Brain Injury in Havana Syndrome Cases

Researchers at the National Institutes of Health examined dozens of government employees and their families who experienced “Havana Syndrome” and found no evidence of significant brain injury or other biomarkers that would explain their ailments. Despite the findings, the report authors say that the symptoms felt by these sufferers are real and often debilitating. In … Read more

French startup Nijta hopes to protect voice privacy in AI use cases

A recording of your voice may seem innocuous, but it can actually reveal your identity, as well as additional data about you, such as how you are feeling. But it can also uncover diseases from which you may suffer. People may not have grasped this yet, but companies that process data are increasingly aware that … Read more

I tried the Taylor Swift-inspired trend in iPhone cases and it wasn’t as bad as I feared

Chris Matyszczyk/ZDNET I have certain beliefs that aren’t susceptible to shaking. Baseball is infinitely better than cricket, for example. And then there’s the belief that nothing should adorn a French fry, other than salt and ketchup. Another of these unshakeable beliefs is that phone cases have a fundamental paucity of pulchritude and are therefore not … Read more

The ‘facts are terrible’ in Trump legal cases

Ty Cobb, who served as White House attorney under former President Trump, argued that the “facts are terrible” in his multiple legal cases and that it’s probably been “very difficult” for him to navigate the various battles. Trump, the likely GOP nominee for the November election, has a tangled web of legal troubles already playing … Read more

Colorado Bureau of Investigation finds DNA scientist manipulated data in hundreds of cases over decades

A now-former forensic scientist with the Colorado Bureau of Investigation (CBI) manipulated or omitted DNA test results in hundreds of cases, an internal affairs investigation found, which prompted a full review of her work during her nearly 30-year career at the agency. The CBI released the findings of the investigation into Yvonne “Missy” Woods Friday, … Read more

Apple’s Refreshed iPhone Cases and Apple Watch Band Come in Earthy Pastels

While all eyes were on Apple’s Monday drop of new MacBook Air models with its M3 processor, the company also delivered some new products for those who just want to freshen their phone or watch’s look. The company quietly launched new colors for its silicone iPhone cases and Apple Watch bands. Yes, it’s nowhere near … Read more

Dengue cases in Peru are surging, fueled by mosquitoes and high temperatures brought by El Niño

PIURA, Peru — Residents of Pedregal Grande, a poor neighborhood in the Peruvian city of Piura, receive water for only 30 minutes a day because of shortages, forcing them to collect it in plastic tanks that have become breeding grounds for mosquitoes. Scorching temperatures and a lack of air conditioning force people out of their … Read more

Appeals court ruling that vacates Capitol rioter’s sentence could impact dozens of Jan. 6 cases

A federal appeals court in Washington has ordered a new sentence for a retired Air Force officer who stormed the U.S. Capitol dressed in combat gear, in a ruling issued Friday that could impact dozens of other cases stemming from the Jan. 6, 2021, attack. While a panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for … Read more

In Gaza, ‘Wounded Child, No Surviving Family’ cases show depth of crisis

Gaza is the most dangerous place in the world to be a child, the United Nations says. It’s a place where thousands of children have been killed, part of the soaring death toll from Israel’s military campaign since Hamas attacked the country on Oct. 7. But survival is no guarantee of an escape from the … Read more