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The FAA announces drone registration requirements, waives registration fee

Share This article For months, the drone industry has been waiting to see what the FAA’s registration requirements for unmanned aircraft (UAS, or what we typically call “drones”) would be, as well as how much they’d cost. The FAA has ...

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Microsoft reverses course on OneDrive, restores 15GB free tier

Share This article Last month, Microsoft announced a number of unpopular changes to its cloud storage service, OneDrive: The unlimited storage plan offered to Office 365 Home, Personal, and University customers was reduced to 1TB; the 100GB and 200GB plans ...

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Donald Trump proposes ‘closing the Internet’ as a way to fight terrorism

Share This article Politicians here in the US aren’t generally known for embracing modern technology. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) publicly boasted this year that he’s never sent an email. Senators Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and John McCain (R-AZ) said they only check ...

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VW may have to sell Lamborghini, Bugatti, Ducati to cover emissions scandal costs

Share This article Volkswagen’s troubles with falsifying its emissions data for both diesel and even some gasoline powered vehicles are now well-documented, and it looks like the company may have to sell some of its prized assets in order to ...

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The more we learn about memory, the weirder it gets

Share This article For much of the history of brain science, the word “engram” has been a bit of a catch-all term, referring to the hypothetical physical incarnation of memory. If this turned out to be a storm of electrical activity, then that’s what ...

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Mars may be slowly crushing Phobos into a planetary ring

Share This article Moons are weird. Sometimes they’re pulled out of a peaceful path through space, falling easily into orbit around a planet. Other times, they’re ripped out of the substance of the planet itself by an enormous collision, as a ...

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ET deals: Black Friday deals are now live

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Anonymous goes to war with ISIS and shoots itself in the foot

Share This article Groups associated with Anonymous launch a new “op” quite frequently, but the recent #OpParis has attracted more attention, because it’s a reaction to the recent terror attacks in Paris that claimed more than 130 lives. The goal of ...

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VW now admits not one diesel it sold in the US since 2009 met emissions standards

Share This article In the nearly two months since the VW scandal first broke, the German automaker has repeatedly broadened the scope of the problem. First, it was a problem with a limited number of US vehicles. Then it was ...

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Nvidia’s Shield Tablet is back on sale — at a much-reduced price

Share This article Earlier this year, Nvidia recalled its Shield Tablet over problems with the lithium-ion battery. The company has put the tablet back on sale and given the base model a whopping price cut, from $ 299 to $ ...

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