Google's Chrome browser began blocking Adobe Flash advertisements by default on Tuesday, pausing animations unless users click on the ads to play them. Google says the move will speed up web browsing, improve battery life on mobile devices, and keep users more secure.
Facebook announced last week that it will introduce new technology and reporting tools to crack down on videos uploaded to its site without creators' permission. Top content creators have been critical of what they see as Facebook's lax attitude toward video piracy.
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A North Dakota law allows police to outfit drones with 'less-than-lethal' weapons including stun guns and tear gas. The bill's original sponsor says he didn't want weapons of any kind on drones, but that the state law enforcement lobby altered the bill's language.
Bjørn Nyland nearly doubled the expected mileage for a Tesla Model S. Mr. Nyland used "hypermiling" techniques, such as driving at slow speeds and coasting to a stop when necessary, to make his Model S as efficient as possible.