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Technology Amazon asks FAA for permission to fly drones Amazon asks FAA for permission to fly drones
Amazon is officially asking the Federal Aviation Administration for permission to use drones as part of its plan to deliver packages to customers in 30 minutes or less.
Technology FTC sues Amazon over kids' app charges FTC sues Amazon over kids' app charges (Video)
The Federal Trade Commission is suing Amazon over charges that the company has not done enough to prevent children from making millions of dollars in unauthorized in-app purchases, according to a complaint filed Thursday in federal court.
Technology PC shipment slump bottoms out PC shipment slump bottoms out
A two-year slump in personal computer sales ended in the second quarter, helped by improving demand in developed markets like North America and Europe.
Technology MIT finger device reads to the blind in real time MIT finger device reads to the blind in real time
Scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology are developing an audio reading device to be worn on the index finger of people whose vision is impaired, giving them affordable and immediate access to printed words.
Technology Fraud, sex, post-it art: Google cuts search links Fraud, sex, post-it art: Google cuts search links
Google's removal of search results in Europe is drawing accusations of press censorship, as stories from some of the continent's most prominent news outlets begin vanishing. The U.S. internet giant said Thursday it is getting 1,000 requests a day to scrub results.
Technology Amazon vows to fight FTC on kids in-app purchases Amazon vows to fight FTC on kids in-app purchases
Amazon says that it is prepared to go to court against the Federal Trade Commission to defend itself against charges that it has not done enough to prevent children from making unauthorized in-app purchases.
Technology Amazon vows to fight FTC on kids in-app purchases Amazon vows to fight FTC on kids in-app purchases
Amazon said Wednesday that it is prepared to go to court against the Federal Trade Commission to defend itself against charges that it has not done enough to prevent children from making unauthorized in-app purchases.