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Outernet Joins The Space Race For Internet Accessibility

The space race to launch satellites providing internet coverage to the roughly 4 billion people living in unconnected or nominally connected communities around the world is no longer just the purview of billionaire moguls and the world’s biggest Internet companies. Continue reading

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Google Details ‘Project Wing’ Unmanned Package-Delivery R&D

The biggest challenge to the plans of Amazon, Google and others to deliver packages directly to customers using unmanned aircraft may be the recipients themselves, including their unfortunate tendency to reach up to grab packages while they are still attached to the aircraft. Continue reading

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Autumn equinox: First day of autumn celebrated in Google Doodle

While the start of autumn is a handy reminder for most of us to start wearing a coat, the September equinox has historically had huge cultural and spiritual significance to cultures across the world. Continue reading

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NASA is creating its own air traffic control system for drones

NASA IS DEVELOPING an air traffic control system for drones as companies like Google and Amazon experiment with unmanned delivery services. Continue reading

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Remedy Bets That Google Glass Will Find Its Sweet Spot In The Medical Industry

While Google Glass has generated a healthy debate over privacy, etiquette and whether the device will ever gain broader acceptance in society, there are some obvious specialty use cases for Glass. Remedy, a startup founded by two sisters who are a Thiel … Continue reading

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Facebook in talks to acquire drone company for $60 million

Facebook Inc is in talks to buy drone maker Titan Aerospace for $60 million, according to media reports.

The high-flying drones would give Facebook, the world’s No.1 Internet social network, the ability to beam wireless Internet access to consumers in undeveloped parts of the world, according to the technology blog TechCrunch. TechCrunch first reported the deal late on Monday, citing an anonymous source. Continue reading

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