This drone concept could save people from burning buildings

Drones have become a popular toy for hobbyists and in some cases vital tools for various professions, but could they ever save your life? A group of design students in China think so and they’ve developed a concept they call “Net Guard” that turns drones into life-saving guardian angels. The idea here is that a single quadcopter-style drone will expand […]

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Facebook hangs up its drone-building project

One of Facebook’s most ambitious plans has crashed down to earth. The social network said late Tuesday that it was discontinuing project Aquila — its fleet of drones designed to bring an internet connection to the 4 billion people around the world with no internet access. Facebook had previously taken on every part of the project, including design, development and […]

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