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Amazon can finally test its delivery drones in the US

Amazon's drone team must have heaved a collective sigh of relief: the company only had to wait a few weeks for the FAA's approval this time. The agency has officially granted Amazon's request to test its new UAVs in the US on Wednesday, April 8th. If you recall, the company's previous request spent …

21 Simple and Free SEO Tools to Improve Your Marketing

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Democrats propose legislation that would force FCC to ban Internet fast lanes

Sen. Patrick Leahy and Rep. Doris Matsui were set to reveal bicameral legislation today<p>Today the Washington Post reported that Democratic lawmakers in both the Senate and House would unveil legislation aimed to prevent an Internet fast lane.<p>The proposed bill was introduced by Sen. Patrick Leahy, …

Pentagon preparing for mass civil breakdown | Nafeez Ahmed

Social science is being militarised to develop 'operational tools' to target peaceful activists and protest movements<p>A US Department of Defense (DoD) research programme is funding universities to model the dynamics, risks and tipping points for large-scale civil unrest across the world, under the …

Report claims to have the 'gun, bullet, and body' proving new Chinese military cyberattacks

"Putter Panda" attacks target American, European, and Japanese interests<p>A new Shanghai-based hacker unit with ties to the People's Liberation Army (PLA) in China has been identified, according to a report from security company CrowdStrike. <i>The New York Times</i> writes that the group is codenamed …

Birth Control Works in Long-Term Acne Treatment, Study Says

Birth control pills are as effective as antibiotics for treating women’s acne in the long term, according to a new review of clinical studies.<p>The …

Women's Health

Twitter abandons one of humanity's most widely used fonts

The next time you visit Twitter.com things may look a little different, now that the site is rolling out a new font. After years of using Helvetica Neue, it's switching to the Gotham typeface. Already, design and typography fans are expressing dismay at the switch, although if you're still reading …

Scientists achieve reliable quantum teleportation for first time

Albert Einstein once told a friend that quantum mechanics doesn't hold water in his scientific world view because "physics should represent a reality in time and space, free from spooky actions at a distance." That spooky action at a distance is entanglement, a quantum phenomenon in which two …

Quantum Physics