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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 Apr. 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 Mar. 3, 2014

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Armadillo Aerospace tries again for $2 million lunar lander challenge

Ten teams, including Doom creator John Carmack's Armadillo Aerospace, sign up once again to compete in the NASA-sponsored Northrop Grumman Lunar Lander Challenge, a contest to simulate a moon landing in the New Mexico desert.

By Aug. 5, 2008

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Of aerospace offshoring and "free" trade

A report says India's state-run aerospace industry hopes to follow the nation's software-outsourcing lead.

By Feb. 11, 2005

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Google reportedly plans to spend $1B on Internet satellites

The Web giant plans to deploy 180 small satellites that would provide Internet access to underserved regions of the globe, sources tell the Wall Street Journal.

By Jun. 1, 2014

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Google to buy satellite startup Skybox?

A small satellite startup called Skybox Imaging is reportedly in Google's sights for an acquisition offer of around $1 billion.

By May. 23, 2014

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GoPro-toting drone follows you like a puppy

The AirDog on Kickstarter is designed to automatically chase action-sports enthusiasts and capture video along the way.

By Jun. 16, 2014

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Drone wars: Google, Facebook focus on flying

Google buys Titan Aerospace with a mission to become an Internet provider in the sky, smart contact lenses could be the next step for Google Glass, and leaked photos offer clues about an Amazon smartphone.

By Apr. 15, 2014

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New $20 million VC fund targets hot hardware startups

San Francisco's Lemnos Lab is aiming to fund some of the hottest startups in robotics, aerospace, connected devices, and other fields. Already its portfolio companies have raised $35 million in funding.

By Mar. 26, 2014

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Facebook building drones and lasers with Connectivity Lab

The social network is inventing new technologies in house to deliver affordable Internet access to all.

By Mar. 27, 2014