Emerging Tech

Alphabet’s Wing drones now have FAA approval to deliver packages in the U.S.

Alphabet Wing, the drone delivery startup owned by Google’s parent company, announced that it has become the first company to receive Air Carrier Certification from the United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). This lets Wing begin commercial deliveries from local businesses to homes in the U.S. — including the crucial ability to fly over civilians […]

Gears & Gadgets

Intel puts 8 cores, 16 threads, and a 5GHz turbo option in a laptop processor

Enlarge / An eight-core/16-thread Coffee Lake die. Intel The first processors to include Intel’s ninth-generation Core branding came out last year with a limited line-up: just a handful of high-end desktop processors in the Coffee Lake family. Today, the company has unveiled a bumper crop of new ninth-gen chips. There’s a set of H-series processors […]