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

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 Lead Writer for For the last six years, he’s covered everything from tech news and product reviews to digital marketing trends and business tech innovations. He's written guest posts for the likes of Forbes, Chase, WeWork, and many others, covering tech trends, business resources, and everything in between. He's also participated in events for SXSW, Tech in Motion, and General Assembly, to name a few. He also cannot pronounce the word "colloquially" correctly. You can email Conor at
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