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Google buys solar-powered drone company Titan Aerospace

Just a month after word came that Facebook was interested in the 20-person drone maker, Google snatches it up for an undisclosed sum.

By April 14, 2014

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Facebook reportedly in talks for drone maker Titan Aerospace

Social-networking giant looking at the company's solar-powered high-altitude drones to deliver Internet access, according to TechCrunch.

By March 3, 2014

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Intel's $15B deal for chipmaker Altera heats back up

Yet another multibillion-dollar deal in the chips world could be coming as soon as next week, according to a report.

By May 29, 2015

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That next-gen antenna? It may be printed right onto your shirt

Using an exotic form of carbon called graphene, researchers print antennas on paper and other materials with a process that could bring network links to many cheap devices.

By May 19, 2015

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That hush-hush Air Force space plane just headed back into orbit

The X-37B -- undertaking its fourth mission -- shared its rocket ride back to space with an experimental LightSail spacecraft provided by the Bill Nye-backed Planetary Society.

By May 20, 2015

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Watch NASA's Greased Lightning aerocopter (heliplane?) take off and fly

With 10 propellers and a 10-foot wingspan, NASA's unmanned aerial vehicle can take off like a helicopter, then fly like a plane.

By May 5, 2015

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Samsung mimics Apple, right down to Jony Ive-style voice

Technically Incorrect: A new ad lauding Samsung's design credentials bears a stunning resemblance to every video lauding Apple's design credentials.

By May 3, 2015

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Happy 25th birthday, Hubble Space Telescope

It almost failed before it had even begun, yet it has far outlived its planned lifespan, becoming a treasure of untold value. Crave talks to some of the engineers who've kept it going.

By April 24, 2015

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Boeing patents a 'Method and system for shockwave attenuation,' aka force field

The world's largest aerospace company has been granted a patent for a 'Star Wars'-like force field system for protecting vehicles and buildings from shockwave damage.

By March 24, 2015

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Amazing Magic Leap demo raises the bar on AR, but we doubt its authenticity (Tomorrow Daily 148)

Everyone's excited about the Magic Leap "demo" that dropped over the weekend, but we're skeptical. It was made with help from Weta Workshop (the special effects studio responsible for the "Lord of the Rings" trilogy), and it's also far more advanced than anything we've seen so far.

By March 23, 2015