How drones and insects merged in ways that might surprise you

Hornets, wasps and termites are pests to many households in America…but in 2014 they inspired robot technology in ways that could make them pests on an entirely different level to adversaries. Here are three interesting programs that are building tiny intelligent flying and crawling robots, all mimicking familiar creatures, that made news this year.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/01/02/how-drones-and-insects-merged-in-ways-that-might-surprise/

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Verizon to Chromebook Pixel Owners: We're On It


After a hornet’s nest was stirred up earlier this week over the premature termination of some Chromebook Pixel users’ free data plans, Verizon apparently has begun trying to make amends. “A very small number of Chromebook Pixel customers may have had a promo end prematurely,” said Verizon spokesperson Debra Lewis. “We apologize for this and will work with these customers to address the situation shortly.” It’s not yet clear what form that redress will take. Meanwhile, Google already has offered a conciliatory move of its own.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/80663.html?rss=1

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