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Controversy after scientist finds rare bird -- and kills it

Technically Incorrect: A US scientist finds a male mustached kingfisher in the Solomon Islands. He kills it so that he can study it. Not everyone is impressed.

By October 11, 2015


Apple sets guidelines for creating Apple Watch bands

A key feature of Apple's new smartwatch is the ability to switch bands, and Apple is telling third-party developers how to design them.

By May 5, 2015


Riding hoverboards in public is illegal in the UK

Like Segways, self-balancing scooters are not allowed on roads or paved walkways, Britain's public prosecution office has decreed.

By October 12, 2015


Fark adds 'misogyny' to moderator guidelines

Trolls, beware! Fark.com says it isn't going to put up with users mistreating women on its site anymore.

By August 19, 2014


​FAA seeks $1.9M fine against drone photography company

The US Federal Aviation Administration, which just missed a deadline to set rules governing commercial use of unmanned aircraft, says a company that's used drones for 27 years has violated its regulations.

By October 7, 2015


Twitter's cultural clout crosses borders

While the microblogging service trails Facebook in usage and revenue, Twitter's impact on society can't be matched.

By October 6, 2015


Why I changed my mind about ad-blocking software

From the Cheapskate: Ads are a necessary evil of the Web, and the truth is they're just not that evil, especially if they conform to AdBlock's Acceptable Ads guidelines.

By October 2, 2015


Smartphone-makers wage war through your selfies

LG's phone with two front-facing cameras is the latest move in an ongoing battle to deliver sexier self-portraits.

By October 4, 2015


Apple removes iPhone app that reports US drone strikes

Metadata+ was deemed to contain "excessively rude or objectionable content" and no longer is in Apple's App Store.

By October 1, 2015


The three ways to get your hands on Office 2016

Microsoft newest office suite is here, but its three flavors have different names (Office 2016, Office 365 and Office.com) and cost structures. Here's how to find the best for you.

By September 23, 2015