Tech.Co Top Stories: Drone Rules, VR Surfing, and Detroit Startup Week

Conor Cawley

With the holiday weekending looming, you're probably lamenting the extra day off. After all, no one likes having to forego hard work for things as trivial as fun barbecues, exciting adventures, and time with friends and family. But if you must take time off to enjoy some work-life balance, don't worry about Tech.Co's top stories, because we've got them right here. There are only so many hours in the day, but by checking out our weekly top stories, you'll be able to catch up in no time.

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Here Are This Week’s Tech.Co Top Stories:

  1. Drone Hobbyists May No Longer Need to Register with FAA
  2. 3 Reasons Why Pittsburgh Has Soured on Uber's Driverless Cars
  3. Here Are the Five Groups All Modern Freelancers Can Be Broken Into
  4. Surf with Kelly Slater in Virtual Reality
  5. In the Future, Internet-Connected Car Security Is Only Getting Tougher
  6. Sleep Deprivation Can Cause Your Brain to Eat Itself
  7. New App WeCanResist.It Turns Trump Tweets Into Donations
  8. Watch Out Bezos and Musk: There's a New Contender in the Space Race
  9. Are Apprenticeships a Better Path to Tech Jobs?
  10. What You Need to Know About Softbank's $100 Billion Vision Fund

Detroit Startup Week Coverage

  1. JPMorgan Chase Invests $150 Million in Detroit for Economic Recovery
  2. Josh Linkner on What It Takes to Build Something Successful
  3. Huge Investments, Josh Linkner, and Everything Else You Missed at Detroit Startup Week
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Conor is the Senior Writer for For the last five years, he’s written about everything from Kickstarter campaigns and budding startups to tech titans and innovative technologies. His extensive background in stand-up comedy made him the perfect person to host tech-centric events like Startup Night at SXSW and the Timmy Awards for Tech in Motion. You can email Conor at

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