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Google on Thursday introduced Project Wing, a drone-based delivery project it has been working on quietly for the past two years. Members of the Google[x] team - aka "Moonshots" -- recently held field tests of the technology in Australia. They were able use drones to deliver a first aid kit, candy.. »more
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Goodbye to MSN Messenger
Microsoft's Windows Live Messenger will be switched off in China in October. This marks the final end to the once popular 15-year-old service.Digital Journal 12 hours ago
Stop Missing the Big Goal
Why do you go to work each day? Some people may claim it's love of the work. What they do is so rewarding and wonderful that they'd do it for free. "Don't tell my boss!" they joke. Hardy-har. However, even the most fulfilled, self-actualized and altruistic person lives and works in a world where..E-Commerce Times 9 hours ago
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Project Wing vs. Prime Air: Google's Drones Soar Above Amazon's
Move over, AmazonGoogle has just entered the commercial drone arms race with Project Wing, an until-now secret program to develop "self-flying vehicles" to deliver small packages, similar to Amazon's Prime Air.Mashable 13 hours ago
Both programs are still years away from coming to fruition, with prototype..
RIP, MSN Messenger: Microsoft Kills Old-School Chat App
In news that is sure to make you feel old, Microsoft is officially killing its 15-year-old instant messaging program.Mashable 10 hours ago
Windows Live Messenger— formerly MSN Messenger— will soon go the way of Friendster, Google Reader and Facebook Poke.
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|United Nations: Nearly Half the Syrian Population Now Refugees|
The number of people who have fled Syria has passed a record 3 million since the conflict began three years ago, the United Nations reported Friday.Mashable 15 hours ago
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The U.N. Refugee Agency (UNHCR) said in a statement that..
|UK Raises Terrorist Threat Level to 'Severe'|
The UK has raised its terrorist threat level from "substantial" to "severe," reflecting growing fears that British citizens who have traveled to the Middle East to fight with rebel groups could be plotting attacks back home.Mashable 20 hours ago
The UK's Home Secretary Theresa May announced the change on..
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|Sammy Hagar, Lawsuits, and the Playboy Bunny’s Baby|
The Red Rocker, Sammy Hagar, has seen his share of ups and downs in life. He was tapped by the Van Halen Brothers to replace David Lee Roth after he left the band. Hagar took the Van Halens to their …WebProNews 15 hours ago
|Never Mind Iceland — This Erupting Volcano Is the Real Threat|
As Europe and the U.S. fret over a small eruption in Iceland, a far larger volcanic eruption is taking place in Papua New GuineaMashable 15 hours ago
And unlike the Icelandic volcano, which merely has the potential to reroute trans-Atlantic flights, the eruption of Mount Tavurvur is already causing damage and..