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​Drones in 2015 move from 'wow, that's neat' to 'uh-oh'

These aerial toys and tools now are on the FAA's regulatory radar. Rules are tightening for consumers but should loosen for businesses.

Zuckerberg's newest Likes: A daughter, and a $45B foundation

The Facebook CEO announces that his wife, Priscilla Chan, has given birth to their first child. The pair also says they're establishing a new philanthropic foundation.

Amazon, the king of e-commerce, gets primed for 2016

Amazon's Prime membership service will help the company continue to dominate online shopping, this holiday season and beyond.

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'Thing Explainer': Fun if you enjoy puzzles, annoying if you just want to learn
Cartoonist and author Randall Munroe's latest book details science and technology with only a 1,000-word vocabulary. That limits its appeal, but the book is fun for those who already know the basics.
by Stephen Shankland
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The lumbering Internet giant may be looking to sell its iconic Web properties, including Yahoo Mail and search, says a report.
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