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Fitbit is the top app in the App Store, and that could be a bad sign for the Apple Watch

The most interesting day of the year to look at the top apps in the iPhone App Store is the day after Christmas. That's because lots of people have activated their iPhones for the first time, and the App Store charts get juiced by people downloading their most-wanted apps.<p>This year, Fitbit won the …

Apps

Big change starts small as Lyft arrives at LAX

With dozens of cars nosing toward curbs and long lines of passengers toting bags,<p>Los Angeles International Airportdidn't feel much different Wednesday even though Lyft became the first app-based ride service to legally pick up passengers there.<p>Business appeared relatively slow for the new Lyft …

Fitbit Files For $100M IPO

Fitbit just filed an S-1 declaring its plans to go public.<p>The filing states that the fitness-tracking company aims to raise $100 million in its initial public offering (that number could be a placeholder that will change). It also says the company will list on the New York Stock Exchange under the …

Genomics

More storms headed for Great Plains after tornadoes kill one in Oklahoma

Thunderstorm and flash flood warnings were issued for several Great Plains states on Thursday, a day after a series of tornadoes touched down in Oklahoma, causing one death, injuring 12 and flattening buildings.<p>One woman who sought safety in her home’s storm shelter died when it flooded in …

Weather

How friendship became a tool of the powerful

Corporations and governments have co-opted the idea of the ‘social’ for their own ends. Is there anything we can do about it?<p>Imagine walking into a coffee shop, ordering a cappuccino, and then, to your surprise, being informed that it has already been paid for. Where did this unexpected gift come …

Psychology

US home sales likely increased in December; 2014 activity still below 2013 sales totals

The National Association of Realtors reports on sales of existing homes in December. The report is scheduled to be released Friday at 10 a.m. Eastern.<p>SALES GROWTH: Economists forecast that sales rose 2.4 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.05 million homes last month, according to a …