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A Drone-Slinging UPS Van Delivers the Future

If your image of the future of drone deliveries involves swarms of quadcopters pouring out of Amazon warehouses like flying monkeys leaving the …

Nintendo Switch Operating System Details Leak

<b>UPDATE:</b> According to Nintendo, early Switch systems in the wild were stolen by employees of a distributor in the United States and illegally resold.<p>A …

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Self-Driving Cars Will Create Organ Shortage — Can Science Meet Demand?

Only a few years from now, autonomous cars will dominate the roads. But when driving becomes much safer and fewer people die in car wrecks, fewer donor organs will be available.<p>In 2016, 13.6 percent of people who died and became organ donors had been in a road accident. A recent report from Slate …

Legal Marijuana Poses New Problems for Employee Drug Testing

Pot is legal in some form in 28 states, but it remains illegal under federal law<p>A raft of new state marijuana legalization laws presents employers with hazy challenges when it comes to workplace drug testing.<p>Companies that wish to maintain drug-free workplaces face a confusing patchwork of state …

Stop Elon Musk's Corporate Welfare Tax Money Gravy Train

From Enron to Bernie Madoff, at the end of every great American financial scandal, the totality of the perpetrators’ greed seems to be matched only …

Childish Gambino Shares "Awaken, My Love!" Tracklist & Release Date

If the ingenuity put into "Atlanta" is any indicator, Childish Gambino's next album should be a memorable one. Details of the album, <b>Awaken, My Love!</b>, …

Here Is What Donald Trump Wants To Do In His First 100 Days

At the end of October, Donald Trump spoke in Gettysburg, Pa., and released a plan for his first 100 days in office.<p>The plan (below) outlines three main areas of focus: cleaning up Washington, including by imposing term limits on Congress; protecting American workers; and restoring rule of law. He …

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Obama, Trump Talk Policy Issues in First Meeting

President-elect says he respects Obama, will seek his counsel while in office<p>WASHINGTON—President-elect Donald Trump and President Barack Obama met for the first time Thursday, with the Republican businessman saying he has “great respect” for a man he’s called “the worst president in the history of …

Trump and Obama set campaign rancor aside with White House meeting | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama and President-elect Donald Trump met on Thursday for the first time, setting aside the deep rancor that dominated the long campaign season to discuss the transition to the Republican’s inauguration on Jan. 20.<p>Their 90-minute meeting in the White …

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Taxes, trade, more: Here's the economy according to President-elect Trump

Donald Trump’s victory in the presidential election Tuesday is likely to intensify business uncertainty in the near term and slow economic growth over the next few years as the nation probably retreats from open-trade policies that have defined the past generation and cracks down on undocumented …

Watch Hyperloop One's Vision for High-Speed Transportation in Dubai

Hyperloop One, the Los Angeles-based startup, is working with Dubai to evaluate a futuristic and high-speed system of depressurized tubes for …

Net neutrality is suddenly on the chopping block

Against almost all expectations, Donald Trump has been elected president of the United States, and suddenly, the future of the open internet looks radically different.<p>The future of the open internet looks radically different<p>The release of the FCC’s net neutrality rules in 2015 heralded one of the …

California just legalized marijuana, and it's going to have a huge impact on the economy

California is the world's sixth largest economy, only outpaced by the US (as a whole), China, Japan, Germany, and the UK. The Golden State's economic output for 2015 came in at $2.46 trillion.<p>Let's be clear: We're talking about a single US state economy compared with those of entire countries. …

Group Chat Emerges as the Hottest Thing in IT

Chat is becoming the backbone of many businesses, bringing together both people and multiple software programs<p>Forget artificial intelligence. Forget the cloud. Forget everything you think you know about what will separate the winners and losers among business-technology vendors. The defining turf …

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Hyperloop One Teases a Big Dubai Announcement on November 8

While Americans are headed to the polls on November 8, Hyperloop One is teasing a big development in the future of hyper-fast travel. The company …

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Elon Musk Thinks Automation Will Lead to a Universal Basic Income

In addition to addressing issues at SpaceX, Elon Musk spent some time during a Friday CNBC interview addressing how automation will impact the job …