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Facebook Completes Successful Drone Test

  • Reuters, Friday, June 30, 2017 3:03 PM
Facebook has successfully completed a second test of an unmanned aircraft, the social giant announced on Thursday. At some point, the massive drones are expected to provide Web access to people in remote regions of the world. “Unlike in the first test, [this latest] drone did not crash,” Reuters notes. Long term, “Facebook plans to develop a fleet of drones powered by sunlight that will fly for months at a time, communicating with each other through lasers and extending internet connectivity to the ground below. ”

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