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Volocopter reveals its first commercial autonomous flying taxi

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Volocopter Just yesterday we said flying taxis may be a reality in the not-too-distant future. Today, Volocopter revealed its first commercial air taxi, the VoloCity. Designed to serve as an on-demand, inner-city vehicle, it can carry two passengers and their hand luggage. It’s capable of an estimated range of 35 […]

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Alphabet’s Loon could provide internet in Kenya this year

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Loon Alphabet’s internet-delivering balloon service, Loon, expects to begin commercial service in Kenya sometime this year. The company just received approval from Kenyan officials to begin flying and testing over the country, and a Loon spokesperson said commercial service could be available in the coming months. The balloons are en […]

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City seeks input on tax rebate program

North Bay Nugget North Bay city hall File Photo North Bay is looking for public input on the future of the tax rebate program for vacant commercial and industrial properties. The program allows owners of commercial and industrial buildings to apply for a partial rebate of property taxes if all or part of the property […]

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Uber Elevate plans to deliver Big Macs by drone this summer

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Uber / Bloomberg Move over, Uber Eats. Uber Elevate plans to deliver food via drone as early as this summer. To start, the service will be available in San Diego, and since Uber has been working closely with McDonalds, it will likely be optimized for things like Big Macs and […]

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NASA opens the International Space Station to commercial ventures

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links NASA The International Space Station (ISS) is open for business. NASA announced today that it plans to commercialize the ISS, so that “U.S. industry innovation and ingenuity can accelerate a thriving commercial economy in low-Earth orbit.” According to a press release, NASA will open the space station to private astronauts, […]

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