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Google Search now powered by a Hummingbird

Google celebrates its 15th anniversary by announcing that it's changed its underlying search algorithm -- again.

By September 26, 2013

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Hummingbird robo-drone gets 1.8-gigapixel camera

The Army is getting ready to ship a trio of A160 Hummingbirds to Afghanistan for a trial run with the Argus sensor system.

By December 27, 2011

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Hummingbird vs Snapdragon: Rumble in the processor jungle

Hummingbird and Snapdragon are the innocuous nicknames of two powerful beasts -- the processors that power the hottest new smart phones. But what's the difference, and which is better?

By December 10, 2010

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Hummingbird bot could track crooks, explore Mars

Researchers at Japan's Chiba University have unveiled an MAV modeled on a hummingbird. Designed for rescue, it flaps its wings 30 times per second.

By December 29, 2009

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Bitcoin exchange Kraken raises millions of dollars

Aiming to become the new hot virtual-currency exchange, Kraken lands $5 million in a Series A round of funding from Hummingbird Ventures.

By March 25, 2014

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Boeing's Hummingbird UAV hums along

Turbine-powered unmanned rotorcraft hovers high and keeps going and going in recent performance tests. Plus: A test shot for the Advanced Tactical Laser.

By May 22, 2008

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Boeing's robo-copter flexes its muscle

Unmanned A160T Hummingbird demonstrates ability to conduct autonomous resupply operations, a preview of front-line operations of the not-too-distant future.

By March 15, 2010

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Boeing robo-copter lifts heavy load

The A160T Hummingbird unmanned rotorcraft puts in a full day's work with a half-ton payload.

By September 28, 2007

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Boeing upgrades cowboy-copter for special ops

Remote-controlled helicopters are nothing new. What makes the A160T Hummingbird unique is its use of a rigid rotor for improved performance.

By August 16, 2007

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Edgertronic: the affordable high-speed camera

Other high-speed cameras can have asking prices in the hundreds of thousands of dollars. The Edgertronic achieves a similar effect for just US$5000.

By February 24, 2014