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Federal regulators give students green light to fly drones

The Federal Aviation Administration clarified its regulations Wednesday to allow students and their teachers to operate drones without government authorization.

By May 4, 2016


Microsoft, Google agree to play nice and stop complaining to regulators

The two tech giants pledge to settle their differences outside of the courtroom.

By April 22, 2016


Uber to regulators: Enough with the blanket requests for user data

The ride-hailing company says that in a six-month period, it got requests for trip data that affected a staggering 583,000 drivers and 11.6 million riders.

By April 13, 2016


Regulators expand subsidy program to bring broadband to the poor

The FCC votes in a contentious split decision Thursday to expand its Lifeline program to help low-income Americans get access to affordable broadband.

By March 31, 2016


Federal regulations have a long way to go before self-driving cars hit roads

The current cluster%$#& of automotive regulation is not quite ready to meet the challenges of the 21st century, according to a new NHTSA study.

By March 13, 2016


India's telecom regulator clashes with Facebook over Free Basics

The social media company has been accused of turning a consultation with the Indian public into a "crudely majoritarian and orchestrated opinion poll."

By January 20, 2016


Tech privacy policies need an overhaul, regulators say

The heads of two federal agencies that regulate cybersecurity said during interviews at CES that technology companies need to do more to protect consumers' personal information.

By January 6, 2016


California DMV draws up some pretty harsh self-driving-car regulations

As autonomous cars graduate from testing to actual deployment, the Department of Motor Vehicles is drawing up regulations that err heavily on the side of caution.

By December 17, 2015


South Korea regulators finally OK Microsoft's Nokia deal

The country's competition watchdog gives Microsoft the green light, under several conditions, after 21 months of review.

By August 24, 2015


Google predicts the future: Go big on artificial intelligence

In his first-ever letter to shareholders, Google CEO Sundar Pichai says the next wave of computing is all about machine learning. And a computer that can beat you at a 2,500-year-old board game.

By April 28, 2016