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Netflix shares drop 8% after miss on Q3 forecast for U.S. subs

Shares of Netflix fell Thursday, a day after the Net TV leader announced that its U.S. subscriber growth from July to September fell short of internal expectations. Netflix (NFLX) closed down more than 8% to $101.09, as investors became skiddish about ...

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Worried about toxic chemicals? This band exposes them

Most wearables can count steps or calories burned. This wristband detects toxic chemicals. Ed Baig for USA TODAY. This wristband can detect toxic chemicals in the environment.(Photo: Angela Wu for Environmental Defense Fund) NEW YORK —It’s frightening stuff. During a ...

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Bloodwork darling Theranos under fire

Elizabeth Holmes, founder of Thearnos, holds one of the company’s nanotainers.(Photo: Martin E. Klimek, Special for USA TODAY) SAN FRANCISCO — Theranos, the secretive and revolutionary bloodwork analysis start-up valued at $9 billion, is under fire from a Wall Street ...

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Facebook app might be draining your phone's battery

Facebook poke etiquette.(Photo: Joerg Koch, AP) If your iPhone’s battery life has been slipping at a higher rate than usual, it might be Facebook’s fault. A handful of reports have surfaced suggesting Facebook’s app for the iPhone is causing the ...

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Drone deliveries may be closer than you think

Drone deliveries may be closer than you think Workhorse Group Inc. of Loveland, Ohio, received permission Wednesday from the Federal Aviation Administration to begin testing a delivery drone nicknamed HorseFly that is launched from atop the company’s electric trucks. Source ...

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Tech scene blooms in Ireland

Dublin skyline(Photo: Jon Swartz, for USA TODAY) DUBLIN — Web Summit helped put Ireland on the tech map. An annual gathering that draws the likes of Bono, Elon Musk and Jack Dorsey, it celebrated ideas, big personalities and the joys of ...

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Comparing food delivery apps

Jefferson Graham looks at the rise in popularity for food delivery apps from Uber, Yelp, Postmates, GrubHub and Doordash and how they compare on #talkingtech.           Source link

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Tech Five: Netflix shares dip off weak subscriber growth

Netflix is riding high on a fantastic second-quarter report.(Photo: Paul Sakuma, AP) Shares of Netflix are sinking after the streaming giant disappointed Wall Street with lower-than-forecast subscriber numbers. Let’s look at tech stocks to watch Thursday: Netflix. Slower growth in ...

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Netflix Misses on Weak U.S. Subscribers

Paolo Pescatore, director for multiplay and media at CCS Insight, discusses Netflix earnings, subscriber growth and the outlook for the company.           Source link

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App aims to help vets prevent night terrors

Tyler Skluzacek was inspired to create the app because his father, an Iraq War vet, suffers from PTSD and night terrors.           Source link

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