Project Skybender: Google’s secretive 5G internet drone tests revealed

Trials at New Mexico’s Spaceport Authority are using new millimetre wave technology to deliver data from drones – potentially 40 times faster than 4G

Google is testing solar-powered drones at Spaceport America in New Mexico to explore ways to deliver high-speed internet from the air, the Guardian has learned.

In a secretive project codenamed SkyBender, the technology giant built several prototype transceivers at the isolated spaceport last summer, and is testing them with multiple drones, according to documents obtained under public records laws.

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‘Let’s Play’ enters the public domain as USPTO kills Sony’s trademark attempt

The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has updated its rejection of Sony’s recent “Let’s Play” trademark request, making it much less likely that the company’s attempt to seize control of the phrase will succeed.

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