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Man who flew gyrocopter to US Capitol faces 9 years in prison for stunt



A Florida man who piloted a gyrocopter through miles of America’s most restricted airspace before landing at the U.S. Capitol is now facing charges that carry up to 9

Did Louis C.K.’s mildly racist ‘SNL’ monologue go too far?



The Middle East, mild racism and child molestation … oh my

Louis C.K. hosted the 40th season finale of Saturday Night Live, and boy did he make sure to go out with a bang. The comedian kicked off the show with a 10-minute monologue filled with what some would call edgy, and others would call offensive, jokes about hot-button topics from the Israeli-Palestinian conflict to his mildly racist attitude secured in the ’70s

And then came…

The sales cycle on steroids: 3 ways analytics power up revenue



This article is part of DBA, a series on Mashable about running a business that features insights from leaders in entrepreneurship, venture capital and management.

Over the last 10 years, marketing has experienced a technology revolution. CMOs target, attract, engage and create loyalty by leveraging everything from marketing automation platforms to sophisticated big data and analytics solutions

The sales department, on the other hand, is now starting to benefit from these advances to help…

This flying car literally came crashing down to Earth



The flying car did not have a good weekend.

Slovakia-based AeroMobil was performing a test flight with one of its prototype flying cars on Friday, when it encountered what the company called an “unexpected situation” — and crash-landed

The pilot, co-founder Stefan Klein, was uninjured; he was sent to a hospital as a precaution. The car’s parachute system apparently worked, not only ensuring the health of the pilot but also the craft itself, which the company says only suffered “partial…

Vodafone apologizes for shutting down Nepal earthquake survivor’s phone



A United Kingdom woman who was caught in the aftermath of the Nepal earthquake said she was hit with an expensive phone bill and a temporary block on service for calls she made in the wake of the disaster

Sarah Khadka-Lowe told The Guardian that Vodafone charged her

Keurig caves on refillable K-Cups after ‘underestimating the passion of the consumer’



Keurig is bringing back its controversial, refillable My K-Cup brewing pods after waking up to the fact that people won’t buy their latest Keurig Brewers if they can’t brew coffee their way.

Later this year, the company will reintroduce My K-Cup, refillable brewing pods that let Keurig customers brew the grinds of their choice, in Keurig 2.0 brewers, CEO Brian Kelley revealed in an earnings call on Wednesday. The decision comes after a lengthy customer outcry and a sharp 23% year-over-year…

‘Avengers’ parody reveals the worst evil of all: Conference calls



If saving the world already sounds daunting, try doing it while dealing with an unruly conference call.

In this Avengers parody, Nick Fury does just that, calling the world’s leaders to discuss plans only to realize their group video call is lagging.

The video, by YouTube user Pixelspersecond, hilariously skewers both conference calls and the Avengers franchise, featuring classic video call tropes like “person with kid in room” and “guy…

Microsoft demos Windows 10 apps on HoloLens, and it’s stunning



Microsoft’s annual Build event, led by CEO Satya Nadella, waited until the end of Wednesday’s keynote to unveil the most stunning part of its presentation: HoloLens

The company showed off how Windows 10 apps work seamlessly within what Microsoft calls the Windows Holographic platform, and the demonstration was impressive

First we got to see how the HoloLens handles an apartment layered in the…

‘It’s not the right word to call our children’: Outrage after officials call looters ‘thugs’



BALTIMORE— Many people were enraged when President Barack Obama used the word “thugs” to describe the rioters who looted stores in Baltimore.

Obama criticized the “criminals and thugs who tore up” Baltimore. City Councilman Carl Stokes went off on CNN

“Of course it’s not the right word to call our children ‘thugs,’” Stokes said. “Just call them n*ggers. Just call them n*ggers. No, we don’t have to call them by names…

Facebook Messenger Launches Free VOIP Video Calls Over Cellular And Wi-Fi

Messenger Video Calling