Google Just Got Approval to Deliver Packages Using Drones and Their First Launch Could Happen This Year
Google triumphed over the massive hurdle of getting Federal Aviation Administration approval to begin delivering packages via drone.
Wing, an offshoot of Google X, has been certified by the FAA as an airline. The company released a statement elaborating on what this certification will allow going forward:
After Republicans Grilled Google's CEO Over Negative Search Results, Democratic Congressman Had the Perfect Response
Congressman Ted Lieu (D-CA) tore into Representative Steve King (R-IA) over King's history of racist remarks during a hearing with Google CEO Sundar Pichai Tuesday afternoon.
The House Judiciary Committee questioned Pichai over whether Google manipulated search engine results in order to favor certain individuals over others.
Donald Trump Made Another Claim About Google's Supposed Bias Against Him, But A Simple Internet Search Proves Him Wrong
Wednesday afternoon, President Donald Trump again focused on his Twitter campaign against Google. He posted a new claim of bias by the internet giant.
In his latest Google targeting tweet, Trump posted the hashtag "#StopTheBias" along with a short blurry video stating Google failed to promote his State of the Union in 2017 and 2018 while they did promote President Barack Obama's. Who created the video is not specified.
Google is correcting the president.
Earlier today, President Donald Trump accused Google of rigging results in its search engine to favor unflattering articles about him.
On July 14, 2017, Google’s sister company, Verily, began a staggered release of 20 million bacteria-infected male mosquitoes in central California, as a pet-project of their parent company Alphabet’s life science’s division. The goal is to minimize a specific species of mosquito—known as the Aedes aegypti—which carries certain dangerous diseases such as Zika virus, yellow fever, and dengue fever. While these diseases do not currently threaten California residents, climate shifts are causing scientists to take preventative measures now.
The History of the Mosquito Problem
Mosquitoes are more deadly to humans than all other animals combined because the diseases they carry sicken hundreds of millions annually. The mosquito known as Aedes aegypti first appeared in California’s Central Valley during 2013. Since that time, its population has rapidly adapted, particularly in Fresno County.