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  • FAA should curb its regulatory authority over commercial drone use

    For more than half a century, the Federal Aviation Administration has piloted the development of sensible aviation regulation in the United States. Unfortunately, when Congress enacted legislation in 2012 directing the FAA to craft rules for small...
  • EBay retools local delivery push in renewed bet on retail

    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - EBay Inc is retooling its local delivery program and extending more logistics options to smaller merchants that make up the bulk of the e-commerce giant's sprawling base of marketplace sellers, an executive said on Wednesday....
  • Nielsen to measure Netflix, other online video streams -- to an extent

    Ratings giant Nielsen has devised a way to get a grip, albeit a restricted one, on measuring viewership for streaming shows online — providing a glimpse into the performance of shows on Netflix and Amazon. The Nielsen company said it will begin...
  • Lower gas prices won't raise holiday spending: Reuters Poll

    (Reuters) - Almost two thirds of adults won't spend more this holiday season despite lower gas and fuel costs, a new Reuters/Ipsos poll shows, in a bad sign for retailers looking for an extra boost in gift buying from cheaper prices at the pump. The...
  • Cyberattacks threaten your bank, your grid and you

    Cyberattacks threaten your bank, your grid and you
    Years ago hackers planted malicious software on computer systems that control parts of the United States' critical infrastructure, including pieces of the electrical grid, gas and water systems. The malware, which the Department of Homeland Security...
  • To save the Internet, regulate it

    To save the Internet, regulate it
    "In short, net neutrality is Obamacare for the Internet. It would put the government in charge of determining Internet pricing, terms of service and what types of products and services can be delivered, leading to fewer choices, fewer opportunities and...
  • Amazon delivers blow to UK Royal Mail growth prospects

    LONDON (Reuters) - Online retail giant Amazon's own delivery service will more than halve the growth potential for Royal Mail's parcels business, the former state-owned British company said on Wednesday, sending its shares lower. Parcels make up half...
  • Rekha Basu: Public assets shouldn't be sold to highest bidders

    If one thing defines the Internet, it's that everyone has equal access to post on it. But depending on what the Federal Communications Commission does next, we could see what a former FCC chairman calls "the corporate abrogation of free speech." The...
  • Erika Ettin: Get straight to the date

    I was sitting at lunch the other day talking to a friend about her online dating experience so far, and she mentioned a situation that sounded all too familiar: A gentleman contacted her, he sounded amazing, he looked extremely attractive, he happened...
  • 5 playful gifts under $50

    5 playful gifts under $50
    "Elsa, Elsa, Elsa." We can hear Santa sighing — but in his ho-ho-jovial way — as he scans yet another letter with the "Frozen" star at the top of the list. Savvy parents have already saved him the sourcing; many snapped up the My First...
  • Buckle up, Grandma; time to try out Jr.'s new toy

     Buckle up, Grandma;  time to try out Jr.'s new toy
    STEM has gained STEAM (some are adding art to the acronym's hot topics of science, technology, engineering and math) as parents prime their kids' minds for next-generation careers. So we made sure to include a few "maker kits," as Amazon calls them,...