Posts tagged: internet

Facebook launches Aquila solar-powered drone for internet access

Social media company plans to start testing the craft, which is intended to provide internet access to remote areas, within months By: Alex Hern Facebook has revealed its first full-scale drone, which it plans to use to provide internet access in remote parts of the world. Code-named “Aquila”, the solar-powered drone will be able to […]

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Bigbelly’s Wi-Fi-enabled, solar-powered bins could lead to smarter cities

By Stanley Goodner If you’re walking down the street and your mobile device suddenly detects a Wi-Fi hotspot, stop and take a look around – you may see one of Bigbelly’s solar-powered, Wi-Fi-enabled, recycling/garbage bins nearby. With the help of New York city-based Downtown Alliance, Bigbelly has been conducting a pilot test in which two […]

VC’s and Entrepreneurs in Green Technology

Green technology is being predicted to be the successor of the Internet. Because of the looming effects of global warming and the prediction of most scientists becoming more and more noticeable, a lot of people are beginning to act. Unlike the online boom, green technology will probably not be as big and widespread because not […]

Saturday November 28th, 2009 in , , , | 9 Comments »