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Facebook permanently grounds its Aquila solar-powered internet plane – TechCrunch

Facebook permanently grounds its Aquila solar-powered internet plane – TechCrunch Facebook has announced that it will no longer pursue its dream of building a gigantic, solar-powered plane to blast internet to underserved communities via laser. Surprisingly, it’s just not practical. In a news post on the company’s coding sub-site, Facebook’s …

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Regulus Cyber launches with a technology to secure autonomous vehicles – TechCrunch

Regulus Cyber launches with a technology to secure autonomous vehicles – TechCrunch Over the next twenty years the autonomous vehicle market is expected to grow into a $700 billion industry as robots take over nearly every aspect of mobility. One of the key arguments for this shift away from manually …

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How Zunum Aero plans to transform commercial flight starting in 2022

Consumer pass genre flight could be the next industry that’s transformed by electric powertrains, and Seattle’s Zunum Aero wants to be at the forefront of that change. The Seattle-based company, which is backed by Boeing’s HorizonX fund and Jet Blue’s Technology Ventures, has a plan to change the fundamental economics …

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