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Facebook, Drones, And Project

The novelty of it all. How much money will Facebook, Google, and Amazon waste on building drones and windmills that bring Internet access to the millions, or will the pie-in-the-sky scheme really work? Facebook confirmed Thursday at F8 it's building a fleet of drones to provide Internet access to billions. The unmanned aerial vehicles are part of its project. The fleet will take its first flight this summer.

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