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Facebook’s Drone Strategy: To Build an ‘Internet in the Sky’

March 28, 2014 | 1:40 pm

Facebook’s Drone Strategy: To Build an ‘Internet in the Sky’

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Mark Zuckerberg’s company has acquired a British drone firm to help expand global connectivity.

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Amazon’s ‘Octocopters’: The Droning Ghost of Commerce Future?

December 2, 2013 | 11:59 am

Amazon’s ‘Octocopters’: The Droning Ghost of Commerce Future?

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Future holiday shopping seasons might feature skies full of autonomous Amazon delivery drones.

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California Vies for Drone-Testing Contracts

March 27, 2013 | 4:37 pm

California Vies for Drone-Testing Contracts

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By Aarti Shahani It looks like the skies are going to become a lot more crowded. The Federal Aviation Administration wants to put unmanned aerial vehicles operated by joysticks in the same air with planes operated by pilots. Last month the agency put out a call to test-fly drones at six sites still to be […]

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