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FAA Streamlines Rules to Speed Up Permits to Fly Drones

Mar 27
Federal aviation officials, battered by complaints that bureaucratic hurdles are preventing industry from realizing the economic benefits of drones, announced they are streamlining rules to expedite permits to fly small, commercial unmanned aircraft.

Tesla Updating Model S to Improve Safety

Mar 27
Tesla Motors is updating its Model S electric car to help ease drivers' worries about running out of battery charge - and is hinting that in the future drivers can take their hands off the wheel altogether.

Wish There Was a Netflix for Lesbians? Tune Into Tello!

By Winnie McCroy | Mar 27
If you've ever wished that there was a network where you could see a wide variety of shows that honestly depicted lesbian lives, consider Christin Baker and her new online network Tello your fairy godmother.

Google Imports New CFO Ruth Porat from Wall Street

Mar 26
Google has hired Morgan Stanley's chief financial officer, Ruth Porat, as its CFO, at a time when Silicon Valley is under fire for hiring and promoting too few women.

The Top 10 Books on Apple's iBooks in the US

Mar 25
iBook charts for week ending March 23, 2015

Techies Snatching Up More Real Estate in Southern CA

Mar 25
Internet moguls like Amazon's Jeff Bezos aren't the only techies snatching up real estate in Southern California.

GM Ignition Switch Death Toll Rises to 74

Mar 25
Families of at least 74 people killed in crashes caused by defective General Motors ignition switches will get compensation from the company.

Premera Blue Cross Says Data Breach Could Affect 11M People

Mar 24
Premera Blue Cross, a health insurer based in the Pacific Northwest, said that it was the victim of a cyberattack that could affect 11 million people.

PopUps: Taylor Swift Buys TaylorSwift.porn

By Jason St. Amand | Mar 23
According to a number of reports, Taylor Swift and her team recently bought a bunch of websites with her name that end with the domains .porn, .adult and .sucks.

Facebook Breaks into the Mobile Payment Game

Mar 21
Facebook's Messenger app will soon let you send your friends money, the latest in a crowded field of services aimed at an increasingly wireless and cashless generation.

Record Industry Reports: 2014 Music Business is Flat

Mar 20
The U.S. retail music business was essentially flat in 2014 as growth in streaming revenue helped offset further decline in sales of CDs, a report from the Recording Industry Association of America said.

Facebook Explains Its Content No-Nos

Mar 20
Facebook is trying to clarify what posts, images and other content it allows on its site and why.

German Court Bans Uber's Ridesharing Service

Mar 19
A German court banned Uber from offering its ridesharing service nationwide, adding to the company's troubles in Europe.

Don't Want NSA to Spy on Your Email? 5 Things to Do

By Michael Liedtke | Mar 18
More than half of Americans are worried about the U.S. government's digital spies prying into their emails, texts, search requests and other online information, but few are trying to thwart the surveillance.

Trending at SXSW: Off-the-Grid Messaging, Trans Tech

By Mae Anderson | Mar 17
As a plane with a Grumpy Cat flag flew overhead, courtesy of Friskies, the Technorati flooded into panel discussions and happy hour spots at the annual tech festival South by Southwest in Austin, Texas, on Sunday.

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