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Trump administration pushes expanded drone use

[ad_1] You may soon be seeing more drones overhead, thanks to a new Trump directive. Joshua Goldman/CNET President Donald Trump has relaxed some of the rules governing commercial use of drones, allowing for greater testing of unmanned aerial vehicles by tech companies such as Amazon and Wing, a unit of Google parent Alphabet. A directive […]

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Reddit purges Nazi groups in new anti-hate crackdown

[ad_1] The message on one subreddit pertaining racism after a rules overhaul was announced Wednesday. Reddit Reddit began purging Nazi, white supremacist and other hate-based groups on Wednesday after announcing new policy changes aimed at culling communities that incite violence. The popular news discussion site said in a statement it decided to overhaul some rules […]

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Apple acquires wireless-charging firm PowerbyProxi

[ad_1] Apple has added a wireless-charging company to its stable of acquisitions. Apple Apple is beefing up its wireless-charging ambitions. The tech giant recently acquired PowerbyProxi, a designer of wireless-charging systems, Apple said Tuesday, confirming an earlier report by New Zealand website Stuff. Financial terms of the transaction weren’t revealed. Dan Riccio, Apple’s senior vice […]

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Robert Scoble leaves AR firm he founded amid harassment claims

[ad_1] Tech blogger Robert Scoble, one of the earliest Google Glass owners, has resigned from the mixed reality company he founded earlier this year. James Martin/CNET Tech evangelist Robert Scoble has resigned from Transformation Group, the “mixed reality” consulting firm he cofounded earlier this year, amid several allegations of sexual harassment. Scoble’s departure was announced […]