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The FAA is now refunding Americans who registered their drones

The FAA may have collected over $4 million in drone registration fees.<p>If you registered to fly your drone, but only fly for fun, you can now remove your name from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration’s drone registration database and get your $5 back.<p>The FAA now has a page on its website where …

Drones

Fearing White House Purge Of Climate Science, Scientists Frantically Copying Data

The moment Donald Trump took office on Friday, the official White House website was purged of all references to global warming and climate change science.<p>In its place is an energy plan to increase development of fossil fuels, get rid of regulations, open up public lands and parks to drilling and …

Climate

Facebook Wants To Automatically Transcribe Your Voice Messages

Why type when Facebook can do it for you?<p>A new feature for the Facebook Messenger app will automatically transcribe voice messages sent via the service, according to a Friday announcement from David Marcus, Facebook's vice president of messaging products.<p>Currently, Facebook Messenger allows people …

Apps

Google Glass will return in 2015 with Intel inside, says WSJ

2015 will see Google launch a new model of its Glass headset, which will be powered by an Intel chip and offer longer battery life than the current Explorer Edition, according to <i>The Wall Street Journal</i>. Google Glass has already been through a couple of small iterative upgrades — one to add …