Drones

Talking fiber, drones and open-source hardware with Facebook’s Yael Maguire
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 Facebook has been putting lots of resources into improving internet connectivity in rural areas. That may seem like a distraction for the social networking giant, but Facebook takes its mission to connect people pretty [...]
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Microsoft open sources a simulator for training drones, self-driving cars and more
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 Microsoft has made available a beta version of an advanced virtual world for training autonomous drones, as well as other gadgets that move on their own. The software, which is available on GitHub, recreates conditions [...]
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Amazon patents show flying warehouses that send delivery drones to your door
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 We’ve known about Amazon’s drone delivery ambitions since 2013.  But patent filings from Amazon, circulated today by CB Insights’ Zoe Leavitt, reveal more details about how the e-commerce titan could [...]
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Apple could be using drones to improve Apple Maps data
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 Apple is putting a lot of effort to improve its Apple Maps data and design. According to a new report from Bloomberg, the company plans to use drones to track changes and improve mapping data over time. It would apparen [...]
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Amazon partners with U.K. government to test its drones
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 Amazon today announced that it has partnered with the U.K. government to test some of the technologies that may one day enable its Prime Air drone delivery service. In a partnership with the U.K. Civil Aviation Authori [...]
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Facebook wants to use fluorescence to make its laser drones work better
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 A team of physicists and electrical engineers at Facebook published a new idea for using luminescence to improve signal detection in free-space optical communication today. Facebook, in a partnership with Internet.org, [...]
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Facebook wants to use fluorescence to make its laser drones work better
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 A team of physicists and electrical engineers at Facebook published a new idea for using luminescence to improve signal detection in free-space optical communication today. Facebook, in a partnership with Internet.org, [...]
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Amazon exec: Our drones will deliver in 30 minutes or less
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The e-commerce company now has a good idea of how hefty the drones themselves will be, as well as the loads they'll carry, and how far they'll be able to go, said Amazon's vice president of global public policy [...]
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Amazon Plans Big Acquisition In Push to Take On FedEx, UPS
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Amazon currently relies on UPS, the USPS and FedEx to deliver packages to customers' doorsteps. But with the company's expected delivery drones and even its own fleet of trucks, Amazon is slowly taking over these op [...]
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