Amazon proposes 600ft airspace for drones


Amazon wants to flood the sky with drones. At a NASA conference, the company suggested assigning a 600ft drone airspace for the robots to fly in, with high-speed drones flying between 200ft and 400ft, while slower traffic keeps below. To avoid aircrafts, drones won’t fly above 500ft, says the proposal.

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Google Equips Street View Cars With Aclima Sensors To Map Air Pollution


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Google Equips Street View Cars With Aclima Sensors To Map Air Pollution
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Google has partnered with startup Aclima to equip the latter’s environmental sensors into its Street View cars and map the air quality of the streets of Denver. (Photo : Aclima). From the toasty sands of the Sahara Desert to the depths of the Great
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Facebook is testing out LinkedIn-style profile tags

Facebook is testing out LinkedIn-style profile tagsFacebook seems to be taking a cue from LinkedIn and is early in the process of testing a new feature — profile tags. Verge reader Luke M. alerted us to Facebook’s new profile tags feature, and the company confirmed it was testing them out with the following statement: “Profile tags are a creative tool that lets you and your friends add tags to your profile to highlight the things that describe you and what you’re into.” Created as part of an internal Facebook hackathon, the new feature will let you add tags to your own profile, or let your friends add tags for you, which you must approve before they become publicly visible. Tags are free-form, which means you can type in pretty much whatever you want, even including emojis.