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Law enforcement, government agencies and others are itching to use drones for everything from finding lost hikers to tracking shifting wildfires. But privacy watchdogs are urging state legislatures to step in and head off any potential privacy violations.
ere's an online force that's growing: Black Twitter. It's a corner of the social media giant where an unabashedly black spin on life gets served up - 140 characters at a time on the popular micro-blogging site.
Hands-free communication is even more distracting than trying to juggle a cellphone, according to a AAA study. Yet, Apple's CarPlay is to be unveiled Monday. (3:01)
The Street: With T-Mobile aggressively leading the way, monthly smartphone service rate plans in the United States have been dropping. Competitors AT&T, Sprint and Verizon are being forced to follow, and in some cases kicking, scratching and complaining.
Do reduced fee Internet programs for low-income families, like Comcast's Internet Essentials, work? More than 35,000 Philadelphians are in the program. The deadline for a special offer - six months of free Internet for Philly residents who qualify - is March 18. (2:17)
"You know, I know it looks like just a plain piece of metal, but to those of us who wear it, it's worth diamonds and gold," Josh Tillery's father, Steve Tillery, said. (2:35)
The Street: I logged into the desktop version of Facebook Sunday night and was greeted by what the company calls a new, streamlined newsfeed.
The Street: Fuel cell shares now are behaving like the 3-D-printing stocks of 2013. Shares of Ballard Power, like those of its peers FuelCell Energy and Plug Power, have soared. In 2014, Ballard's shares have risen by 250% to $5.28.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Anne Sweeney, a top Disney television executive who helped bring ABC TV shows to Apple's iTunes digital store, is leaving the company in January 2015.
WASHINGTON (AP) - House Republicans are seeking to compel the Obama administration to turn over uncensored, internal documents related to its enforcement of environmental laws at wind farms where eagles and other protected birds have been killed.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The California Department of Motor Vehicles began Tuesday to puzzle through the complex question of how to regulate cars that rely on computers - not people - to drive them.
Tony Award-nominated set designer Anna Louizos has sadly watched wonderful costumes, props, models, sketches and designs from adored plays and musicals get tossed in the trash when shows close.
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) - Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has backtracked on a threat to shut down Facebook and YouTube in Turkey.
In 1986, a newborn wrapped in a red sweater was found abandoned in the bathroom of a fast-food restaurant. Nearly three decades later, the baby is all grown up and looking for her biological mother, and tens of thousands of people are trying to help.
In 1986, a newborn wrapped in a red sweater was found abandoned in the bathroom of a fast-food restaurant in Pennsylvania. Nearly three decades later, the baby is all grown up and looking for her biological mother - and tens of thousands of people are trying to help.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden says he has no regrets about revealing the agency's mass surveillance program.
The Street: Microsoft's highly-anticipated new combat game Titanfall goes on sale in North America on Tuesday. The company hopes the game will help drive sales for its Xbox One video game console that's been facing stiff competition from Sony's PlayStation 4.