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octocopter

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Amazon testing 'octocopter' package-delivery drones

Need a delivery fast? Amazon Prime Air might someday get a package to you within 30 minutes, via octocopter. Jeff Bezos says so.

By December 1, 2013

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Amazon testing 'octocopter' drone package deliveries

Within the next five years, Amazon hopes to be able to use drones to deliver orders in just 30 minutes.

By December 1, 2013

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Amazon does octocopters! (pictures)

What's faster than next-day delivery? Try a 30-minute flight from warehouse to your door -- via octocopter. That's Jeff Bezos' vision for the Amazon of the not-so-distant future.

7 Images By December 2, 2013

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Stock photography's new frontier: hyperlapses and octocopters

Thought stock photography was boring? New visual tools, like hyperlapses and octocopters, are invigorating photographic content.

By October 1, 2013

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Pie in the sky: Domino's delivers pizzas via octocopter

A Domino's UK publicity stunt shows what it would look like if pizzas were delivered by RC helicopters.

By June 4, 2013

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Ahead of earnings, Google's rivalry with Amazon heats up

The two companies have collided on everything from drones to acquisitions to search. And the competition between the tech titans isn't slowing down.

By October 15, 2014

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FAA opens the door for moviemaking drones

Drones may not seem so unusual nowadays, but they're still generally illegal for US companies to use. The Federal Aviation Administration just opened the door a significant crack, though.

By September 25, 2014

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The history of the Predator, the drone that changed the world (Q&A)

Longtime Pentagon correspondent Richard Whittle investigated the unmanned aircraft that gave the military the ability to attack targets from the other side of the world. He talked to CNET about the drone.

By September 20, 2014

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California bill would ban police drone spying without warrant

The bill, which is now on the governor's desk, pits privacy advocates against law enforcement interests in managing the emerging technology.

By September 12, 2014

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Amazon asks FAA to let it ramp up drone development

The company says its drones can now fly up to 50 miles per hour, and it wants to test them outside the federal government's current restrictions.

By July 10, 2014