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The FCC Wants Drone Operators to Have Conventional Pilot’s Licenses

The FCC Wants Drone Operators to Have Conventional Pilot’s Licenses
To become a licensed pilot, one needs a recent clean bill of health from an FAA-certified Airman Medical Examiner, to spend about $5,000 on pilot’s education, pass a test on the legalities and physics of airplane…
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Wal-Mart Scammed into Selling PS4’s for $90

Wal-Mart Scammed into Selling PS4’s for $90
At Wal-Mart, custonmers have started rolling back prices, not the company. Apparently some cheats scammed Wal-Mart into selling PS4 consoles for just $90. They were able to pull this off thanks to their price-matching guarantee with…
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Xbox One Sales Hit 100k in China

Xbox One Sales Hit 100k in China
We have known for a while that the Xbox One game console was going to go on sale in China. It is the very first of the next generation consoles to go on sale in the…
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The iPhone Dress: iDress Like No Other

The iPhone Dress: iDress Like No Other
Apple is in the spotlight once again after the announcement of the iPhone 6 and their upcoming smartwatch. The brand also made an appearance at New York Fashion Week, although it wasn’t Tim Cook doing the…
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Technabob Welcomes Writer Stirling Matheson

Technabob Welcomes Writer Stirling Matheson
Stirling Matheson is a California native and the son of a punk singer/guitarist and a painter/stylist, and proud owner of one of the world’s unlikeliest resumé. Since graduating from Butler University with a BA in Dance,…
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Scribble Pen: Real or Not?

Scribble Pen: Real or Not?
For many, Scribble seemed like the best thing since sliced bread. It was a pen that could copy the color of absolutely anything simply by pushing its built-in scanner against an object. The pen could then…
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Facebook Satire Tag Takes the Fun out of Pranking Friends

Facebook Satire Tag Takes the Fun out of Pranking Friends
If you go on Facebook, you have undoubtedly seen the satirical stories show up in your feed from places like The Onion and The Daily Currant. It’s very clear from the title of those stories to…
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Google Sells off Portland Barge and Scraps Floating Building

Google Sells off Portland Barge and Scraps Floating Building
Remember those Google barges that had us all curious what Google was up to late last year? One of them was in San Francisco, and another was in Portland. The barge in Portland has reportedly been…
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Sony Evaluated EA Access and Deemed It to Be a Poor Value

Sony Evaluated EA Access and Deemed It to Be a Poor Value
I mentioned yesterday that EA had rolled out a new subscription gaming service that was available for Xbox One gamers only called EA Access. I wondered at the time why it wasn’t going to land for…
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Samsung Galaxy S4 Catches Fire While Teen Sleeps

Samsung Galaxy S4 Catches Fire While Teen Sleeps
A 13-year-old teen girl got quite a fright recently when she woke from sleeping to the smell of something burning. She quickly realized that burning smell was her Samsung Galaxy S4 smartphone, which had overheated and…
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PD.ID Alerts You If Your Drink Has Been Drugged

PD.ID Alerts You If Your Drink Has Been Drugged
You might think you’re safe when you’re hanging out with your friends and with friends of a friend, but that isn’t always the case. Who knows what unscrupulous folks could be dumping into your drink when…
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ComiXology Moves to Eliminate DRM from Digital Comics

ComiXology Moves to Eliminate DRM from Digital Comics
If you are a big fan of comic books, you are probably familiar with ComiXology. The company allows you to purchase and download digital comic books rather than having to schlep down to the comic book…
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Microsoft Axes 18,000 Workers, Shuttering Xbox Entertainment Studios

Microsoft Axes 18,000 Workers, Shuttering Xbox Entertainment Studios
Rumors had been flying the last few days that Microsoft was set to make some huge layoff announcements. The layoffs have been announced now (for some workers through a very awful executive memo) and the software…
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George R.R. Martin Says F-you to Fans Worried He Will Die before Finishing Series

George R.R. Martin Says F-you to Fans Worried He Will Die before Finishing Series
If you watch the HBO series Game of Thrones or read the George R.R. Martin A Song of Ice and Fire series that the show is based on, you’re familiar with the author of the books.…
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Three Uber Passengers Taken on High Speed Chase, Say It Was Like a COPS Episode

Three Uber Passengers Taken on High Speed Chase, Say It Was Like a COPS Episode
Ryan Simonetti and three of his coworkers hailed a ride using the Uber app. When the ride showed up and the men entered the car, a D.C. taxi inspector was talking to the driver. Simonetti says…
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Emojli Social Network: Literally Nothing But Emojis

Emojli Social Network: Literally Nothing But Emojis
A picture speaks a thousand words, but what about emoji? You’ve probably used a handful of these already if you’re on social media or if you use instant messaging apps. They’re basically smiley faces and a…
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