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Draft Rules on Commercial Drones Keep Some Limits on Use
Regulations

Draft Rules on Commercial Drones Keep Some Limits on Use

The U.S. aviation regulator proposed rules for commercial drone flights that would lift some restrictions but would still bar other activities.
How a Ruined Valentine's Day Dinner Inspired a Business
Mobile Apps

How a Ruined Valentine's Day Dinner Inspired a Business

Kevin Yu created the app SideChef to help amateur cooks who need a hand in the kitchen.
Carly Okyle
Microsoft Is Buying Startups People Love. Yahoo? Not So Much.
Acquisitions

Microsoft Is Buying Startups People Love. Yahoo? Not So Much.

Satya Nadella's recent acquisition strategy-Accompli, now Sunrise-takes a different tack than the one practiced by Marissa Mayer.
Erin Griffith
Tesla Is Years Away From Its Goal of Reaching Apple
Tesla

Tesla Is Years Away From Its Goal of Reaching Apple

It might be more than two decades before the electric car maker reaches Apple's current market value.
Obama Heads to Silicon Valley to Discuss Hacking Threats With CEOs
Security

Obama Heads to Silicon Valley to Discuss Hacking Threats With CEOs

The aim is to build support for beefing up cyber security laws in the wake of massive hacks at Target Corp, Sony Corp and Anthem Inc.
26 Little-Known Facts About Google (Infographic)
Google

26 Little-Known Facts About Google (Infographic)

You think you know Google. But you don't know everything about it.
Kristin Piombino
What Startups Need to Do to Be Cyber Secure in 2015
Cyber Security

What Startups Need to Do to Be Cyber Secure in 2015

Hackers are out there, and they're attacking businesses large and small.
Zach Cutler
Hate Losing Your Stuff? You'll Love Tile.
Tech Startups

Hate Losing Your Stuff? You'll Love Tile.

A tracker for missing items finds big bucks
Michelle Goodman
Microsoft Said to Buy Israel-Based N-trig for $200 Million
Acquisitions

Microsoft Said to Buy Israel-Based N-trig for $200 Million

Most of N-trig's 190 workers will be integrated into Microsoft Israel and will be part of a new research and development center.
You Can Now Appoint Someone to Manage Your Facebook Account After You Die
death

You Can Now Appoint Someone to Manage Your Facebook Account After You Die

Facebook is giving users more dominion over what happens to their digital assets in death.
Geoff Weiss
Startups Can Grow Faster When Their Roots Are in the Cloud
Cloud Storage

Startups Can Grow Faster When Their Roots Are in the Cloud

The security, flexibility and versatility of cloud services gives a new company many of the same resources as a Fortune 500 behemoth.
Bask Iyer
Google Is Giving Away 2GB of Permanent Storage to Users Who Perform Security Checks
Data Storage

Google Is Giving Away 2GB of Permanent Storage to Users Who Perform Security Checks

The 2-minute settings check verifies account recovery info, recent activity and approved devices.
Geoff Weiss
Smartphone Theft Drops in London, Two U.S. Cities as Anti-Theft Kill Switches Installed
Smartphones

Smartphone Theft Drops in London, Two U.S. Cities as Anti-Theft Kill Switches Installed

So far, Apple, Samsung and Google have implemented kill switches on their smartphone devices.
The Next U.S. Corporate Security Risk: Dating Apps
Security

The Next U.S. Corporate Security Risk: Dating Apps

Using apps like Tinder or OkCupid on company smartphones can pose a significant vulnerability, IBM says.