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  • Facebook To Start Testing Internet-Beaming Drones In 2015
    By on September 25, 2014 | Comments Off  Comments

    Zothecula writes There was an understandable amount of skepticism when Amazon announced its grand plans for delivery drones last year. But if the last twelve months are any indication, Jeff Bezos and his fellow tech heavyweights are actually kinda serious about the potential of unmanned aerial vehicles. Speaking at the Social Good Summit in New York on Monday, engineering director at Facebook Connectivity Lab, Yael Maguire, has further detailed the (more…)

  • CIA Drones May Have Used Illegal, Inaccurate Code
    By on September 25, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    skids writes “Coders hate having to rush code out the door before it’s ready. They also hate it when the customer starts making unreasonable demands. What they hate even more is when the customer reverse engineers the product and starts selling their own inferior product. But what really ticks them off is when that buggy, knockoff product might be used by targeting systems in military unmanned drone attacks, and the bugs introduce location errors (more…)