The phone call came from a charming woman with a bright, engaging voice to the cell phone of a TIME Washington Bureau Chief Michael Scherer. She wanted to offer a deal on health insurance, but something was fishy.
Hal Bennett wants to build drones powered by tiny jet engines rather than electric ones. He says they could carry 50- and 100-pound packages 45,000 feet up at 250 miles an hour.
“Imagine you’re climbing around in Yosemite and you decided you want a Burger King hamburger. You just order it on your GPS,” Mr. Bennett said.
Police in Germany are considering whether or not to deploy a smartphone app they’ve developed that can recognize neo-Nazi music. The app has been compared to Shazam, a popular app that can identify songs playing into a smartphone’s microphone.