Category Archives: Fast Company

Here are 5 key things to know about California’s new privacy law

The law–which applies to companies well beyond the tech sector–is groundbreaking but also laden with confusing language that frustrates both critics and backers. (Learn more at Fast Company.)

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Mozilla’s Firefox aims to alert users if they’ve been hacked

The browser maker will combine a password manager with a database of breached sites and emails to automatically alert you if you’ve been compromised. (Read more at Fast Company.)

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The U.S. is opening prime urban sky to commercial drones

An online system called LAANC is cutting FAA permitting time for commercial drone missions from months to seconds. (Read on Fast Company)

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Meet the mad geniuses building personal flying machines

From billionaires to students, engineers around the world are racing to close the gap between humans and birds. A million-dollar prize adds incentive. (Read on Fast Company)

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I tested a new filter for fake and biased news and here’s what I learned

AdBlock Plus teamed up with fact-checking groups to build a browser plug-in and a database that flags suspicious news sites, but some calls are hard to make. (Read all on Fast Company)

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Four ways to survive the end of net neutrality today

Federal regulations mandating a free internet have formally expired, but there are still ways to protect your access and privacy. (Read full story on Fast Company)

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This tiny drone with a tiny brain is smart enough to fly itself

An incredible new microchip let researchers build the smallest autonomous drone with an AI neural network running on just 1/100th of a watt. (Read more at Fast Company)

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How Uber Plans To Get Flying Taxis Off The Ground

While burning through cash on the ground, Uber zooms ahead with plans to launch an affordable air taxi service in five years. (Raad more on Fast Company)

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Duolingo Suddenly Has Over Twice As Much Language Learning Material

The free app’s new leveling-up design lets enthusiasts start developing advanced skills even when they are just starting out. (Read more on Fast Company)

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Here’s How To Plug One Of The Biggest Privacy Holes In The Internet

An upgrade to DNS, the internet’s address book, would make it harder for ISPs to know where you surf, and for hackers to hijack your traffic. (Read on Fast Company)

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