Gabatron Morning Briefing – 6-19-15: From Around The Globe To Your Frontal Lobe

The BBC is testing out technology that would allow you to change channels with your mind. You’d have to wear a goofy-looking head set in order to do it.

Interesting Stat of the Day: 234. That’s the number of waivers the FAA has granted for commercial drone use in 2015.

Lester Holt is shedding the “interim” label and is officially the anchor of NBC Nightly News. Brian Williams will stay with NBC, but will now be in charge of breaking news coverage on MSNBC.

In technology news, the FCC has hit AT&T with a whopping $100 million fine for slowing down the connections of people with unlimited data plans. The FCC says they did not adequately inform customers that their unlimited data would be a bit slower. AT&T has said it slowed data of some heavy users to keep its service running well.

In sports, the Boston Red Sox aren’t exactly having their best season. This year their big free agent signing, third baseman Pablo Sandoval was caught liking photos on Instagram, during a game.

Plus, a man in Germany decided to go all King Soloman in response to a break up with his girlfriend. He decided to cut all of his possessions in half and sell them on eBay.

Each morning Keith Conrad will give you a few stories useful for starting conversations around the water cooler at work. Assuming that your office actually has a water cooler.

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