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Amazon is asking the Federal Aviation Administration permission to use drones as part of its plan to deliver packages to customers in 30 minutes or less. The news sent shares of the nation's largest e-commerce company up nearly 6 percent on Friday. The online retailer created a media frenzy in ...
FOXNews.com · 5 hours ago
Then One Amir Taaki and Cody Wilson are cruising north through Texas on Interstate 35 in the 4:30 am predawn darkness. One of the headlights on the aging BMW Wilson’s driving is burned out, and he’s wearing sunglasses. “They’re prescription,” he says drily. It’s May Day, every ...
Wired News · 4 hours ago
MojoKid writes: "When NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden came forth last year with U.S. government spying secrets, it didn't take long to realize that some of the information revealed could bring on serious repercussions — not just for the U.S. government, but also for U.S.-based companies. The ...
Slashdot · 17 hours ago
By , The moon that rises over Washington on Saturday night will be what has come to be called a “supermoon” — only hours from being perfectly full and hours from one of the year’s closest approaches to Earth. The combination makes for a moon that appears bigger and brighter than usual, even ...
Washington Post · 13 hours ago
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes is the eighth film in the series. Twentieth Century Fox/Courtesy of Everett Collection There's science behind the new sci-fi movie—some of it turns out to be pretty sound Part of the job of any science reporter is to ruin your moviegoing experience. Blown away by ...
Time · 18 hours ago
Google is convening a panel of experts to advise it on how best to comply with a European Court ruling that some people have the “right to be forgotten” by its search engine. In an op-ed published Friday in several European newspapers, Google’s chief legal officer, David Drummond, says the ...
NBCNews.com · 17 hours ago
Former Lodi High School graduate and two-time current reigning national feather weight arm wrestling champion Alex Coleman will headline the first annual Stockton Arm Wrestling Event on July 19. Coleman, 46, will team up with hosts NorCal Viper Training/Delotega MMA for the event, which will be held ...
Lodi News-Sentinel · 1 hour ago
Here’s an update on the vials found on the National Institutes of Health campus last week that were labeled smallpox, and transported earlier this week to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: The CDC and NIH have both confirmed that the virus in two of the tubes is viable. That is, if ...
Wired News · 16 hours ago
Samsung's relationship with Google continues to be baffling. The two companies continually tussle quietly over Android, with Samsung experimenting with the Tizen OS in its new Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo smartwatches while using Android as the base OS for its smartphone and tablet portfolio globally. (And ...
NetworkWorld · 20 hours ago
The FCC's controversial plans for a new version of net neutrality are still open for public comment for a few more days, and Chairman Tom Wheeler -- continuing to fight charges that he may be a dingo -- says it's already received over 647,000 comments so far. The 60 day period for public comment ...
Engadget · 14 hours ago