Nov 19, 2014, 3:11 pm EDT
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) now has the right to regulate drones as drones are considered to be aircrafts.
Source: Power Up
The ruling was made by the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) following an incident where a man flew a drone around the University of Virginia campus.
Raphael Pirker appealed a $10,000 fine issued by the FAA after he used an Amazon drone for commercial purposes. He claimed that the drone was not an aircraft and the fine was overturned by the judge. Read
Nov 14, 2014, 1:50 pm EDT
The US Postal Service (USPS) has named Megan J. Brennan as the first female Postmaster General.
Brennan, USPS chief operating officer, will take over on Feb. 1 when current CEO and Postmaster General Patrick R. Donahoe retires. Donahoe has served under that title for four years.
Brennan is currently in charge of USPS operations, including mail processing, transportation, delivery and more. She has been working with the Postal Service since 1986. Read
Nov 10, 2014, 4:21 pm EDT
Hillary Clinton is the most popular politician on Facebook (FB).
The social media site released data that analyzed the popularity of politicians on the network based on the number of interactions between their pages and other Facebook users.
The site is calling it the “Senti-Meter 2016 Snapshot,” which looks at how many likes, comments and shares each politician combined for. Hillary Clinton topped the list with 312,000 interactions between Oct. 26 and Nov. 5. Read
Nov 5, 2014, 11:14 am EDT
Midterm election results are the big item of discussion today, and there’s a lot of speculation on what the vote means for the economy and the stock market.
CNBC’s Election Night programming included “Shark Tank.”
Minimum-wage increases were approved in five states. And despite what appears to be an improving economy, Democrats got no love as they lost control of the Senate and GOP governors swept into a few traditionally blue states. Read