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The Next Frontier for Drones: Letting Them Fly Out of Sight

The Next Frontier for Drones: Letting Them Fly Out of Sight

By Matt O'Brien and Nathan Ellgren | Jul 6, 2022

For years, there's been a cardinal rule for flying civilian drones: Keep them within your line of sight. Not just because it's a good idea — it's also the law.

Crewless Robotic Mayflower Ship Reaches Plymouth Rock

Crewless Robotic Mayflower Ship Reaches Plymouth Rock

Jul 1, 2022

The sleek Mayflower Autonomous Ship met with an escort boat as it approached the Massachusetts shoreline Thursday, more than 400 years after its namesake's historic journey from England.

How to Tell If a Streamer-recommended Casino Can Be Trusted?

How to Tell If a Streamer-recommended Casino Can Be Trusted?

Jun 30, 2022

It is not a secret that advertising certain gambling platforms is one of the ways, in which streamers are making their money. But can you trust these recommendations?

New NHTSA Chief: Agency to Scrutinize Auto-Driver Technology

New NHTSA Chief: Agency to Scrutinize Auto-Driver Technology

By Tom Krisher | Jun 30, 2022

The new head of the government's road safety agency says it will intensify efforts to understand the risks posed by automated vehicle technology so it can decide what regulations may be necessary.

New Game-Changing Technologies Influencing the Online Casino World

New Game-Changing Technologies Influencing the Online Casino World

Jun 29, 2022

Playing online casino games is now more enjoyable than ever, thanks to many wonderful developments and high-tech solutions.

Instagram Hides Some Posts that Mention Abortion

Instagram Hides Some Posts that Mention Abortion

By Amanda Seitz | Jun 29, 2022

Instagram is blocking posts that mention abortion from public view, in some cases requiring its users to confirm their age before letting them view posts that offer up information about the procedure.

How to Market to Millennials on Social Media

How to Market to Millennials on Social Media

Jun 28, 2022

As of 2020, the US alone had more than 72 million millennials. Statistics show that they are also the highest spenders across all industries. Here are tips for marketing to them on social media.

This Straight Physiotherapist Had His Pics Stolen by a Grindr Catfish

This Straight Physiotherapist Had His Pics Stolen by a Grindr Catfish

Jun 28, 2022

A scammer took pics from a physiotherapist's social media pages and catfished him for profit.

Instagram and Facebook Remove Posts Offering Abortion Pills

Instagram and Facebook Remove Posts Offering Abortion Pills

By Amanda Seitz | Jun 28, 2022

Facebook and Instagram have begun removing posts that offer abortion pills to women who may not be able to access them following a Supreme Court decision stripping abortion rights.

After Roe, Dems Seek Probe of Tech's Use of Personal Data

After Roe, Dems Seek Probe of Tech's Use of Personal Data

By Marcy Gordon | Jun 27, 2022

Democratic lawmakers are asking federal regulators to investigate Apple and Google for allegedly deceiving millions of mobile phone users by enabling the collection and sale of their personal data.

MetaPride Land Brings Pride to the Metaverse

MetaPride Land Brings Pride to the Metaverse

Jun 23, 2022

MetaPride Land, a universally safe-space for the global LGBTQ+ community, will launch later this week in Decentraland, The Sandbox, and Voxels, three of the world's leading metaverse platforms.

NASA Fuels Moon Rocket for 1st Time in Countdown Rehearsal

NASA Fuels Moon Rocket for 1st Time in Countdown Rehearsal

Jun 21, 2022

NASA fueled its huge moon rocket for the first time Monday and went ahead with a critical countdown test despite a fuel line leak.

Facebook Removes GOP Senate Candidate's 'RINO Hunting' Video

Facebook Removes GOP Senate Candidate's 'RINO Hunting' Video

By Brian Slodysko | Jun 20, 2022

In the ad, Greitens, flanked by a tactical unit says, "Join the MAGA crew. Get a RINO hunting permit. There's no bagging limit, no tagging limit and it doesn't expire until we save our country."

Residents Say China Used Health Tracker for Crowd Control

Residents Say China Used Health Tracker for Crowd Control

By Huizhong Wu | Jun 17, 2022

Angry bank customers who traveled to a city in central China attempting to retrieve their savings from troubled rural banks were stopped in their tracks by a common technology: A QR code.

Kentucky Court Delves into Use of Cell Phones for Tracking

Kentucky Court Delves into Use of Cell Phones for Tracking

By Bruce Schreiner | Jun 17, 2022

A sharply divided Kentucky Supreme Court ruled Thursday that police violated a robbery suspect's constitutional protections by accessing his cellphone without a warrant.

So Long, Internet Explorer. The Browser is Finally Retiring

So Long, Internet Explorer. The Browser is Finally Retiring

By Richard Jacobsen | Jun 15, 2022

As of Wednesday, Microsoft will no longer support the once-dominant browser that legions of web surfers loved to hate — and a few still claim to adore.

Jump Detection Wearable Could Lead to Fewer Workplace Accidents

Jump Detection Wearable Could Lead to Fewer Workplace Accidents

Jun 10, 2022

Wearable tech company Kinetic has provided one of the latest ways that technology is being used to keep us safer.

Facebook Fails Again to Detect Hate Speech in Ads

Facebook Fails Again to Detect Hate Speech in Ads

By Barbara Ortutay | Jun 9, 2022

Facebook and its parent company Meta flopped once again in a test of how well they could detect obviously violent hate speech in advertisements submitted to the platform.

Factors You Need to Remember When Buying E-Cig Mods

Factors You Need to Remember When Buying E-Cig Mods

Jun 9, 2022

If you're new to vaping and think you've seen everything that meets the eye, wait until you behold the uniquely-looking e-cigarette mods!

Apple Offers Glimpse at Upcoming Changes to iPhone Software

Apple Offers Glimpse at Upcoming Changes to iPhone Software

By Michael Liedtke | Jun 7, 2022

Apple provided a peek at upcoming tweaks to iPhone the software and rolled out two laptops that will be the first available with the next generation of a company-designed microprocessor.

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