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Friday, Jan 22, 2016 at 02:33 PM EST

Nearly 300,000 Drones Registered in First 30 Days: FAA

Nearly 300,000 Drones Registered in First 30 Days: FAA

Nearly 300,000 people have registered their drones in the first 30 days after the Federal Aviation Administration launched its online registration system on Dec. 21, NBC News repotted. Anyone operating...

Friday, Jan 22, 2016 at 10:49 AM EST

Dating App Tinder Adds STD Testing Locator

Dating App Tinder Adds STD Testing Locator

A feud between dating site Tinder and the AIDS Healthcare Foundation was settled on Thursday after the dating site agreed to add links to sexually transmitted disease testing locations, NBC News reported. The...

Thursday, Jan 21, 2016 at 02:23 PM EST

Amazon to Offer Full Refund on Hoverboards: Gov't

Amazon to Offer Full Refund on Hoverboards: Gov't

After telling consumers in the U.K. to dispose of their hoverboards and expect a full refund, Amazon has expanded its reimbursement program to the U.S. The announcement, made by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety

Monday, Jan 18, 2016 at 10:00 AM EST

SpaceX Rocket Bursts Into Flames

SpaceX Rocket Bursts Into Flames

A SpaceX rocket successfully launched a satellite into orbit on Monday, but the rocket's return landing was a rough one.

Thursday, Jan 14, 2016 at 08:25 PM EST

Netflix Cracks Down on Spoofing for Access Foreign Shows

Netflix Cracks Down on Spoofing for Access Foreign Shows

Netflix is taking steps to stop users from faking their location to get access to foreign shows and movies, NBC News reported. Using online tools called proxies or virtual private networks allows users to...

Thursday, Jan 14, 2016 at 03:43 PM EST

Obama Administration Unveils $4B Plan for Self-Driving Cars

Obama Administration Unveils $4B Plan for Self-Driving Cars

The White House will spend nearly $4 billion over ten years to accelerate the development of self-driving cars, according to a plan unveiled on Thursday, NBC News reported. The move is part of an initiative...

Thursday, Jan 14, 2016 at 02:24 PM EST

Americans Don't Want Devices Tracking Them at Home

Americans Don't Want Devices Tracking Them at Home

Americans don’t want their gadgets tracking their movements at home, according to a new Pew Research Center poll, NBC News reported. The poll posed several hypothetical situations to test how much privacy people...

Thursday, Jan 14, 2016 at 02:26 AM EST

Suit: Twitter 'Knowingly' Let Terrorists Use Social Network

Suit: Twitter 'Knowingly' Let Terrorists Use Social Network

The family of a Florida defense contractor killed in a November terror attack while training security forces in Jordan is suing Twitter, claiming the company has knowingly allowed terrorist groups such as...

Wednesday, Jan 13, 2016 at 03:49 PM EST

German App for Migrants Teaches Info, Language Skills

German App for Migrants Teaches Info, Language Skills

There’s a new smartphone app that aims to help give basic information, language and customs to migrants and refugees streaming in to Germany from Syria, Iraq, Ukraine and other war-torn countries, NBC News...

Thursday, Jan 7, 2016 at 07:19 PM EST

SpaceX Plans Drone Ship Rocket Landing for Jan. 17

SpaceX Plans Drone Ship Rocket Landing for Jan. 17

SpaceX confirmed it is planning on landing a Falcon 9 rocket on a drone ship at sea on Jan. 17, NBC News reported. This launch will take off from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California.

Nonprofits Win 21st Century Solutions Grants
A nonprofit that shapes young male inmates into role models, an organization aiming to end D.C. homelessness and a business providing training to Anacostia residents are getting a total of $100,000 in grants... Read more
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