UPS announced it is starting to test emergency deliveries with help from CyPhy Works. The partnership is nothing new for UPS, as the shipping giant participated in a $22 million round CyPhy raised last year. The post UPS test drives drone delivery with mock package appeared first on Digital Trends.

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UPS announced it is starting to test emergency deliveries with help from CyPhy Works. The partnership is nothing new for UPS, as the shipping giant participated in a $22 million round CyPhy raised last year. The post UPS test drives drone delivery with mock package appeared first on Digital Trends.

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To get drones to fly longer and farther, manufacturers have built ever bigger batteries. But a drone is in development in the U.K. that requires no battery at all, all thanks to wireless charging. The post This drone can fly without any batteries thanks to wireless charging technology appeared first on Digital Trends

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GoPro kicked off the week with a huge event in Squaw Valley, Calif., to announces its new Hero 5 Black and Hero 5 Black action cameras, and its Karma drone, and they all look suh-weet. On this week’s MashTalk, Mashable Chief Correspondent Lance Ulanoff, Deputy Tech Editor Damon Beres and I chat about the new GoPro toys, the Yahoo accounts breach and the arrival of macOS Sierra. SEE ALSO: Hands-on with GoPro’s new voice-controlled Hero 5 action cameras On the day of recording, Yahoo confirmed 500 million user accounts were stolen. Sure, we all joked for a second about who still uses Yahoo accounts, but it’s no joking matter when the accounts are connected to so many different services

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One of the world’s largest package delivery companies is stepping up efforts to integrate drones into its system. UPS has partnered with robot-maker CyPhy Works to test the use of drones to make commercial deliveries to remote or difficult-to-access locations.The companies began testing the drones on Thursday, when they launched one from the seaside town of Marblehead. The drone flew on a programmed route for 3 miles over the Atlantic Ocean to deliver an inhaler at Children’s Island. SEE ALSO: Pie in the sky: Domino’s announce drone delivery, despite no approval The successful landing was greeted by jubilant shouts from CyPhy Works and UPS employees on the island to witness the test

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