Each drone can provide high-quality internet for several hundred people over a radius of between 20 miles and 30 miles, says Tiwari, so remote areas may only need one drone, while suburbs may need several. The drones cost from $40,000 and are fully automated in flight, but would have a pilot for take-off and landing. Tiwari adds that some countries require more oversight from a pilot. … [Read more...] about Flying cellphone towers: Could drones bring internet coverage to remote areas?
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JD says over the past month, its drivers delivered 71,500 tons of rice, flour and other grains — 20 times more than the same period last year, — 27 million liters of cooking oil and 50,000 tons of meat, eggs, vegetables and other fresh products. … [Read more...] about China turns to internet for food supplies amid virus fears
Throughout the trial, Moore has painted Cowell as a man incapable of understanding reality, pointing to a long history of mental illnesses and illustrating examples of his delusions. A forensic psychologist called as a defense witness diagnosed Cowell as a schizophrenic paranoid type. A medical doctor who saw Cowell a month before the attack recalled how Cowell spent the majority of his time talking about his nonexistent breast implants. … [Read more...] about Nia Wilson murder trial: Prosecution plays jailhouse phone calls of defendant
Sunday’s failure was Monday’s internet sensation, as crowds flocked to see the building frozen mid-demolition. The stubborn leftover is the core shaft that contained the elevator and stairwells, according to Lloyd B. Nabors Demolition. … [Read more...] about ‘Leaning Tower Of Dallas’ Drawing Crowds With Camera Phones: ‘We Had To Come Get A Picture With It’
The model from a startup called CupClub, which will debut in Palo Alto, was designed by London-based architect Safia Qureshi in 2015. The cups are meant to be easily stacked at bright-yellow drop-off points throughout the city. Then they will be piled into vans and sent for cleaning. Embedded with RFID tags, the cups can be scanned as they pass near certain points, like the coffee shop counter or a collection site. The startup has been selling the system to corporate offices and says reusing its cups can reduce landfill waste by as much as 40%. … [Read more...] about McDonald’s and Starbucks are developing ‘smart’ reusable to-go cups