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Tech: Check out LG’s gorgeous new 5K ultrawide monitor

LG added two new high-end monitors to its lineup.

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Tech: Why your iPhone’s battery life gets shorter over time

It was recently revealed that Apple has been throttling the performance of older iPhones to help preserve battery life. Here’s why batteries degrade over time.

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Tech: Why there might be more universes other than our own

Astronomer Stuart Clark explains how a multiverse theory can help us understand some of the universe’s biggest mysteries. Watch the video to find out why.

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Tech: 15 ‘health foods’ you’re better off avoiding

Dietitian Andy Bellatti gives advice about which “health foods” are worth eating and which aren’t. It seems you can stop paying $11 for a jar of almond butter.

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Tech: This winter may bring extra snow to some parts of the US and mild temperatures to others — here’s the forecast where you live

Forecasters at the National Weather Service have predicted how cold it’s going to be across the country this winter.

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Tech: 4 reasons why the e-commerce businesses are failing in Nigeria

E-commerce platforms are free falling and fast.

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Tech: Julie Meyer’s VC firm Ariadne Capital has gone into bankruptcy administration

Meyer was a prominent London tech figure who was awarded an MBE in 2011.

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Tech: Silicon Valley VCs are being pressured into raising big new funds by the size of SoftBank

Sequoia is reportedly raising a new $6 billion fund in response to SoftBank’s $100 billion mega-fund.

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Tech: Facebook is scrapping its system of flagging fake news because it had ‘the opposite effect to what we intended’ (FB)

Telling people their beliefs are wrong doesn’t work.

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Tech: Deaths from overdoses have jumped again — but this time a single drug may be to blame

More Americans died from drug overdoses in 2016 than in any previous year ever recorded. But this time a single type of painkiller is to blame.

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Tech: Farmcrowdy gets $1Million seed funding to expand operation in Nigeria

A large number of companies have come together to invest in a Nigerian digital agri-tech platform

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Tech: 10 things in tech you need to know today (AAPL, FB, T, TWTR, GOOG)

Magic Leap revealed its hardware, Apple admitted to slowing down old iPhones, and Facebook lets employers target job ads by age.

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Tech: The real Apple iPhone battery scandal is that it took control away from customers (AAPL)

If Apple is serious about why older iPhones see their performance degraded, it should add controls to the iOS operating system.

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Tech: Apple confirmed a longtime conspiracy theory — and gave regular customers a big reason to distrust it (AAPL)

The iPhone maker’s admission that it’s throttling older phones gives customers good reason to distrust the company and its motives.

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Tech: Apple’s bold new plan to keep the Mac relevant could actually be a big sign that the iPad will replace it (AAPL, GOOG)

Apple is reportedly working on a project called Marzipan, that would unify the Mac, the iPhone and the iPad. Here’s what’s really going on.

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Tech: Amazon still dominates the smart speaker market — but the competition is closing in (AMZN, GOOGL)

Google Home now has a significant stake of the market. And new smart speakers are either here or on the way.

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Tech: There are some pretty terrible parents in your favorite Christmas movies

Christmas movies are thought to be full of merriment, but more often than not, the parents in them are pretty terrible.

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Tech: Forget the Magic Leap headset’s many limitations — nobody is going to wear this thing

If there’s one thing we learned from Google Glass, it’s that wearable technology needs to look good if it’s going to catch on with the public.

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