Millions left friendless by Facebook outage
The New York Times: Facebook users worldwide were unable to access their accounts on the social network for about 30 minutes this morning after Facebook suffered a technical failure. The problem was felt by both individuals and some of the world's largest companies, which rely on Facebook to post messages and share information about products. It was the longest the social media network had been unavailable since 2010.
American Apparel founder ousted by board
Reuters: Clothing and accessories retailer American Apparel Inc. ousted its controversial founder, Dov Charney, as chairman and moved to fire him as CEO and president following an ongoing investigation into alleged misconduct. Charney, who has been repeatedly targeted in sexual harassment lawsuits, will be terminated for cause after a contractual 30-day cure period, the Los Angeles-based company said in a statement late on Wednesday.
California company tests drone drug deliveries
CNNMoney: A startup called QuiQui wants to deliver drugs to San Francisco residents - using drones. The company is testing drones that would deliver medicine and other items normally purchased at the pharmacy. QuiQui's drone technology is still an early prototype, but founder Josh Ziering has ambitions to streamline the process.