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Amazon adorns New York subway with Nazi insignia

Technically Incorrect: To promote its new series "The Man in the High Castle," Amazon decides to confront strap hangers with Nazi and Japanese war symbolism. The ads are reportedly being pulled, but it's not clear by whom.

By November 24, 2015


​FAA's liberal proposed rules win allies in drone business

The US government agency's suggested regulations won't let Amazon deliver packages, but they generally make it very easy for businesses to use drones.

By February 17, 2015


Help CNET write a sci-fi novel

November is National Novel Writing month, when aspiring scribes commit to drafting a new novel. CNET's Eric Mack plans to write his first sci-fi book, and he wants the world to join in the process.

By October 27, 2015


​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


UK data retention scheme ruled unlawful

The UK High Court has ruled that Britain's DRIPA data retention scheme is "inconsistent" with European law. The government warns losing access to metadata could cost lives.

By July 20, 2015


Australia's 'internet filter': Government passes site-blocking laws

Australian Parliament passes controversial new laws allowing rights holders to force service providers to block websites deemed to be facilitating piracy, but critics have slammed it as nothing more than an "internet filter."

By June 22, 2015


WTF? President Obama to get grilled by podcaster Marc Maron

One of the Internet's prominent podcasters has landed an in-depth interview with the leader of the free world, to be conducted in a garage.

By June 19, 2015


Google on EU troubles: 'We don't always get it right'

Google's Matt Brittin, who oversees the company's European operations, says that his company suffered from not having enough "people on the ground" to handle EU concerns.

By June 5, 2015


Ex-FIFA official references Onion article in self-defense on Facebook

Technically Incorrect: Jack Warner, one of the current and former FIFA executives indicted on charges of corruption last week, doesn't know from online satire. John Oliver cannot help laugh at him.

By June 1, 2015


PayPal Here liberates on-the-go payments with an app-based solution

PayPal is set to change the way Australians make credit card payments, with a new system that does away with bulky terminals.

By April 2, 2014