Tech at a glance

Viewmaster goes VR

Nov 27, 2015
This holiday season, the classic toy is getting a fancy upgrade with help from Google.
Posted In: Mattel, toys, virtual reality, Google
 A UPS worker delivers packages last December in Chicago. Bad weather and a higher than expected demand from online sales caused FedEx and UPS to miss many Christmas delivery deadlines last year, a problem the company is looking to address early this year

Shopping sites are ready for your business

Nov 27, 2015
Shippers too. That is, if weather and traffic cooperate.
Posted In: Black Friday, holiday shopping, cloud computing, shipping
A Ghost drone by EHang is displayed at the 2015 International CES at the Las Vegas Convention Center on Jan. 8, 2015. The Ghost can be piloted by a smartphone without a remote control and only needs one click to take off, return and land.

FAA working towards drone rules ahead of holidays

Nov 25, 2015
Recommendations would require registration for recreational drone owners.
Posted In: drones, FAA, holiday, shopping

Codebreaker - Is It Evil? Ep 3: The Dark Web

Nov 25, 2015
Marketplace and Tech Insider dive into the dark web.

Here's how Volvo plans to eliminate car fatalities by 2020

Nov 23, 2015
Volvo's North America CEO says autonomous driving is about safety and saving time.
Posted In: volvo, autonomous cars, electric cars

Square goes public for less than expected

Nov 19, 2015
Square Inc.'s IPO valuation is lower than expected.
Posted In: Square, Match Group, IPO

Codebreaker - Is It Evil? Ep 2: Internet Porn

Nov 18, 2015
Marketplace Tech and Tech Insider look at the effects of internet porn.
Newly proposed regulations state drones must remain in the controllers visual line of sight during operations.

You won't need help registering your drone, the FAA says

Nov 17, 2015
As we get closer to clear rules, the agency warns of paying up too soon.
Posted In: drones, scams, FAA
Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks at an Apple special event unveiling the iPhone 6.

Apple wants to own your wallet

Nov 12, 2015
The company is set to join an army of companies fighting over the peer-to-peer payment business.
Posted In: apple, peer-to-peer payments, Venmo
DJ Patil speaks onstage at a dinner for — a website aimed at enacting social change — on June 11, 2015 in New York City.

First U.S. data chief touts benefits of big data

Nov 12, 2015
DJ Patil was appointed as the White House's first Chief Data Scientist in February.
Posted In: big data, DJ Patil, statistics
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