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Amazon wants local and state governments to stay out of drone regulations

Few companies have as much of a reason to be interested in America’s developing drone regulations as Amazon. The e-commerce giant is singlehandedly responsible for bringing the idea of delivery drones to the limelight, but thanks to the less-than-permissive regulations on commercial drone usage in the United States, the company’s
China Hacks US Government

The massive breach of security that gave someone, allegedly China, access to over 4 million US federal employee records didn’t just go broad. It went deep. Records span back as far as 30 years, giving the hackers access to many people who don’t even work for the government anymore. As
Egg-Laying Hen Farm

Egg-laying hens have been the most heavily affected by the intense spread of the avian flu that has affected nearly 50 million chickens and turkeys since the outbreak began. Now, grocery stores are starting to limit the number of cartons of eggs that can be purchased by individuals to prevent
Fallout 4

To be fair, it’s fanboys and fangirls who are excited about the upcoming release of Fallout 4 and the trailer that dropped today, but that’s not important. What is important is that the much-anticipated sequel to the popular game finally has some visuals to go with the rumors. It’s real
Social Media President

In a world quickly becoming dominated by selfies, citizen journalists, overnight internet celebrities and viral gaffes, President Barack Obama has quickly learned that if he can’t beat them, he needs to join them. Social media was never his strong suit or anything that held interest for him outside of his
Apple GPS

When Apple first rolled out their own GPS system with TomTom in 2012, the results were both humorous and sad. The company wanted to get away from using Google Maps, but the first attempt was an utter failure. Since then, they have been pushing for better results and today’s acquisition
IBM Climate Data

ARMONK, N.Y. and HAMBURG, Germany, May 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — The German Climate Computing Center is using technology and services from IBM (NYSE: IBM) to manage the world’s largest climate simulation data archive, used by leading climate researchers worldwide. The archive currently consists of more than 40 petabytes of data and is projected to grow
Yelp

Yelp is for sale. Officially, they’re exploring the possibility, but that means they’re for sale. The company feels like it’s at its peak and is ready to hit the open market. Who’s interested? The site and app are useful tools for both business owners and consumers. They allow reviews to
Human Genetic Manipulation

Just when you thought that the worst that scientists could do in genetics was make GMO-laden vegetables or two-headed snakes, a team in China has been able to manipulate the ultimate genome: that of humans. In a lab, they were able to alter a gene within a human embryo, something
Call of Duty Black Ops III

Has the Call of Duty franchise jumped the shark? Have they jumped the couch? Have there been too many games, too much spent, too many innovations, so that now the wow factor is lost completely? Yes. Today’s release of the Black Ops III launch trailer seemed like more of the