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Booting Up: FAA Might Finally Let You Text During Takeoffs and Landings

Us on a plane.

Us on a plane.

Oops! According to leaked documents, the U.S. government’s NSA program is keeping “inadvertently acquired” data on us for years.[Verge]

Microsoft has ditched plans to create an e-commerce site akin to Amazon or eBay. Maybe you guys should focus on getting just one of your products right before you expand? [Business Insider]

It’s just going to take 90 seconds to recharge a Tesla–faster than getting a refill done at your dirty, old gas pump. [Engadget]

Today in celebrity endorsement deals: HTC has reportedly signed Robert Downey Jr. for a $12 million ad campaign. [Bloomberg]

Alec Baldwin must be so relieved that the FAA is looking to relax its strict (and possibly outdated?) gadget rules on flights. [MarketWatch]

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