Facebooks internet-beaming drone managed not to crash on its second outing

Facebook’s internet-beaming drone suffered a crash landing at the end of its debut outing last year. However, the team has clearly improved its design, on Thursday reporting a successful test flight and landing.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/06/30/facebooks-internet-beaming-drone-managed-not-to-crash-on-its-second-outing.html

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Aircraft carrier tech makes landings for fighter pilots safer

A new carrier landing technology allows jet wings to better control lift, making landings for fighter pilots safer and more precise, according to Military.com.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/05/09/aircraft-carrier-tech-makes-landings-for-fighter-pilots-safer.html

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Mysterious 'Area 6' landing strip in Nevada desert baffles experts

A mysterious, mile-long landing strip in the remote Nevada desert could be the home base for testing sensors on a top-secret fleet of drones, security experts speculate

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/03/09/mysterious-area-6-landing-strip-in-nevada-desert-baffles-experts.html

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This giant quadcopter drone launches fixed-wing UAVs, then retrieves them with a skyhook

Due in large part to the fact landing fixed-wing drones is easier said than done, Boeing subsidiary Insitu recently unveiled an incredibly innovative drone launch and recovery system.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/11/06/this-giant-quadcopter-drone-launches-fixed-wing-uavs-then-retrieves-them-with-skyhook.html

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Mystery drone flights over Madrid palace leave Spanish royals puzzled

With quadcopters and similar flying machines landing on people’s wish lists with ever greater frequency, we probably shouldn’t be surprised that they seem to be turning up unannounced at more and more locations, on some occasions causing confusion, annoyance, and even outright alarm.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/07/20/mystery-drone-flights-over-madrid-palace-leave-spanish-royals-puzzled/

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Sony’s Xperia Z2 handset finally goes on sale in the US (sort of)

Several months after landing in other markets around the world, Sony’s high-end Xperia Z2 phone has finally arrived in the US. However, it’s currently only available off-contract via Sony’s online store, and even then it already appears to be out of stock. 

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2014/07/21/sonys-xperia-z2-handset-finally-goes-on-sale-in-us-sort/

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Intel’s next-gen Xeon Phi will be 3x faster, include next-gen Hybrid Memory Cube tech

22nm silicon die and wafer (Intel, Knights Ferry)
Intel’s next-generation Knights Landing is going to pack a huge number of advances, from hyper memory cube technology to a new fabric Interconnect and next-generation 14nm Atom cores.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/185007-intels-next-gen-xeon-phi-will-be-3x-faster-include-next-gen-hybrid-memory-cube-tech

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