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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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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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Why does a two-bit Alabama town have two spy drones?

The town of Gadsden, Ala., has 100,000 inhabitants and two UAVs. The police chief says he has no idea why, even though they've been there for two years. He claims they've never been used.

By May. 2, 2012

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Blind Boys of Alabama, "Free at Last": Free MP3 of the Day

Helped by Allen Toussaint and local luminaries, the Blind Boys offer ideally seasoned gospel harmonies. Download a free MP3 of "Free at Last" courtesy of CNET Download Music.

By Feb. 24, 2008

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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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HondaJet a step closer to FAA certification

Honda Aircraft completes the first flight of its FAA-conforming HondaJet advanced light business jet.

By Dec. 27, 2010

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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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Military wants bulletproof, dimmable windows to protect VIPs

British company to develop bullet-resistant, instantly dimmable windows to provide privacy and protection for Defense Department's VIPs.

By Sep. 11, 2009

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'Star Trek' fusion impulse engine in the works

It's not quite warp drive, but researchers are hot on the trail of building nuclear fusion impulse engines, complete with real-life dilithium crystals.

By Oct. 2, 2012

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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