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Submission + - Eric Schmidt Shoots Down Amazon Drone Business Model Over Privacy Concerns (

girlintrainingpants writes: Eric Schmidt, founder of Google and distant cousin of Jeff Bezos, the founder, has decried that Amazon's tactic for delivering packages via airborne "drones" is a flagrant invasion of privacy and wants it to stop. Schmidt distances himself from Bezos and recently said, "The Google policy on a lot of things is to get right up to the creepy line and not cross it." One wonders if Schmidt is trying to distance himself from with his own marketing hype or if we will soon be seeing drones delivering drones.

Submission + - Invasive Cure for HIV Has Been Established (

girlintrainingpants writes: According to this article in Gizmodo, Timothy Ray Brown, a 42-year-old male, has been cured of his AIDS infection. Doctors in Berlin, Germany replaced his bone marrow with mutant marrow which produces immune cells invulnerable to the HIV virus. One small step for a man. One giant leap for promiscuity.

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