Why Facebook Won’t Admit It’s a Media Company — Fortune

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg published an essay this weekend to rebuff claims his company is somehow responsible for the outcome of the election, and insisted again that Facebook is not a media company. The essay will anger critics who view Facebook as akin to the most powerful newspaper on earth, and who blame the social…

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This Tech Giant Has Kicked Off Drone Delivery in Rural China — Fortune

A Chinese company has just publicly launched its drone delivery service. JD.com has started a trial of the program in rural China, testing drop-offs outside of Beijing and in Jiangsu, Shaanxi, and Sichuan provinces, during the country’s “Singles’ Day” shopping festival this past Friday. “There have been thousands of trial flights, with a portion of…

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Here’s Why You Should Have Access To Your Healthcare Data — Fortune

Although the healthcare and technology industries see big bucks in patient data, that information is not theirs to own. Healthcare data belongs to patients, said Dr. B. Vindell Washington, the national coordinator for health information technology at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Contrary to what some people may believe, patients have the…

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Charlotte Has Another Night of Protests Over Police Shooting — Fortune

Demonstrators carried signs, chanted and marched in a peaceful protest hours after the family of a black man shot by police released video showing the events leading up to his death. Friday’s march through Charlotte’s business district was the fourth night of demonstrations over the shooting of Keith Lamont Scott earlier in the week. After…

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Data Sheet—Saturday, September 24, 2016 — Fortune

You knew this was coming. After a steady series of hacking debacles, regulators are stepping in and ordering companies to tighten up. Soon companies in the financial sector — banks, brokerages, and insurance firms — will have to comply with cybersecurity rules that include encrypting sensitive information and appointing a security chief. The rules come…

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Demo Shows Drone Flying Under Wireless Power — Fortune

London-based electrical engineering researcher Dr. Samer Aldhaher recently posted a video demonstrating what could be the future of drone technology. The small drone you’re about to see has one distinguishing feature – it’s not carrying a battery. While you may have seen examples of “wireless” charging that involve putting a phone on a pad or…

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SpaceX Reveals Why Its Rocket Exploded — Fortune

(Reuters) – A SpaceX rocket that burst into flames on its launch pad early this month likely suffered a large breach in its upper-stage helium tank, the company said on Friday. SpaceX, owned and operated by technology entrepreneur Elon Musk, was fueling a Falcon 9 rocket on the launch pad in Florida on Sept. 1…

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