Google Acquires Titan Aerospace, The Drone Company Pursued By Facebook

Google has acquired Titan Aerospace, the drone startup that makes high-flying robots which was previously scoped by Facebook as a potential acquisition target. The details of the purchase weren’t disclosed, but the deal comes after Facebook disclosed its own purchase of a Titan Aerospace competitor in U.K.-based Ascenta for its globe-spanning Internet plans. Continue reading “Google Acquires Titan Aerospace, The Drone Company Pursued By Facebook”

Google Acquires Titan Aerospace, The Drone Company Pursued By Facebook

Google has acquired Titan Aerospace, the drone startup that makes high-flying robots which was previously scoped by Facebook as a potential acquisition target. The details of the purchase weren’t disclosed, but the deal comes after Facebook disclosed its own purchase of a Titan Aerospace competitor in U.K.-based Ascenta for its globe-spanning Internet plans. Continue reading “Google Acquires Titan Aerospace, The Drone Company Pursued By Facebook”

Arduino-Powered Paintball Sentry Shoots With a Tweet (VIDEO)

iStrategyLabs is a digital firm that develops tools and services that foster community, online and off, for big organizations — putting out social-media marketing for GE during the 2012 Olympics, a social media-savvy concert for American Eagle, and a paintball sentry drone that fires when you tweet at it.

Huh?

OK, so that last creation doesn’t come with a major corporate sponsor, but rather is an internal project called “PaintBot” — a paintball rifle mounted on a tripod and rigged with an Arduino to fire whenever someone tweets the hashtag #ISLPaint.”

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Source: Wired Top Stories