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Google Buys Drone Company Titan Aerospace
Business Insider ^ | APR. 14, 2014 | JAY YAROW

Posted on 04/15/2014 7:37:14 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey

Google has acquired drone maker Titan Aerospace, the Wall Street Journal reports. Titan is a New Mexico-based company that makes high-flying solar powered drones.

There's no word on the price Google paid, but Facebook had been in talks to acquire the company earlier this year for a reported $60 million. Presumably, Google paid more than that to keep it away from Facebook.

(Excerpt) Read more at businessinsider.com ...


TOPICS: Business/Economy; News/Current Events; US: New Mexico
KEYWORDS: aerospace; drones; google; titan; titanaerospace
Facebook with high flying drones? Spacebook??

Googe earth to offer personal drone options for veiwing the planet?

1 posted on 04/15/2014 7:37:14 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey
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To: MeshugeMikey

Google Earth + Drones = Skynet


2 posted on 04/15/2014 7:52:24 AM PDT by who_would_fardels_bear
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To: MeshugeMikey

What could possibly go wrong?


3 posted on 04/15/2014 8:29:35 AM PDT by Disambiguator
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To: MeshugeMikey

Next, Google will by 2 billion hollow points...


4 posted on 04/15/2014 8:33:29 AM PDT by ArtDodger
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To: who_would_fardels_bear

Maybe Google and Facebook will Share Resources on this thereby allowing google to take down not only facebook pages..but Users as well


5 posted on 04/15/2014 8:33:33 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill ..We WIll Remember Bunkerville!)
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To: ArtDodger

DHSGOOGLE....!?

“Next, Google will by 2 billion hollow points...”

somebodys gotta keep the planet safe from those darned saucers!


6 posted on 04/15/2014 8:35:23 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill ..We WIll Remember Bunkerville!)
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To: Disambiguator



7 posted on 04/15/2014 8:38:55 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill ..We WIll Remember Bunkerville!)
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To: MeshugeMikey; COUNTrecount; Nowhere Man; FightThePower!; C. Edmund Wright; jacob allen; ...

Nut-job Conspiracy Theory Ping!

To get onto The Nut-job Conspiracy Theory Ping List you must threaten to report me to the Mods if I don't add you to the list...

8 posted on 04/15/2014 9:18:14 AM PDT by null and void (The British declared war on the Tea Party. The Tea Party won! (Thanks mom!))
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To: who_would_fardels_bear

Google already bought 8 robotics companies, including the DARPA-funded contractor, Boston Dynamics.

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/14/technology/google-adds-to-its-menagerie-of-robots.html


9 posted on 04/15/2014 9:36:14 AM PDT by unlearner (You will never come to know that which you do not know until you first know that you do not know it.)
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To: MeshugeMikey; 04-Bravo; 1FASTGLOCK45; 1stFreedom; 2ndDivisionVet; 2sheds; 60Gunner; 6AL-4V; ...
Aviation and Aerospace ping

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10 posted on 04/15/2014 9:50:21 AM PDT by EveningStar
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To: MeshugeMikey

Google is investing in first-strike capability?

Man, Yahoo had better watch out...


11 posted on 04/15/2014 9:53:17 AM PDT by freedumb2003 (Fight Tapinophobia in all its forms! Do not submit to arduus privilege.)
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To: null and void

they are everywhere


12 posted on 04/15/2014 10:14:22 AM PDT by Nifster
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To: freedumb2003
In a related development Google's said to have hired Spokesmouth Al Sharpton to promote their project




13 posted on 04/15/2014 10:20:48 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill ..We WIll Remember Bunkerville!)
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To: MeshugeMikey
We are actually living in a very interesting time with respect to technological progress. A lot is happening behind the scenes with a few major corporations (i.e. Google; Apple; Facebook; Amazon; Samsung) that will be changing our lives radically.

The next 25 years or so is going to be quite a ride.

14 posted on 04/15/2014 10:29:32 AM PDT by SamAdams76
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Our fascist gobmt now has 1.5B bullets, that is, DHS...and, now the USPS just got a bunch of stuff...BLM has AK’s...G00gle, an extension of the regime has drones and robots...

Time to watch Roddy Piper again in, “They Live”...perhaps Animal Farm animated version...Part3 of Atlas couldn’t come out soon enough.


15 posted on 04/15/2014 10:32:16 AM PDT by CincyRichieRich (A government of the people and by the people...)
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To: MeshugeMikey
When batteries can be recharged in less than five min Drones could fly
indefinitely by recharging themselves. We're advancing, but is that a good thing..
16 posted on 04/15/2014 10:39:21 AM PDT by MaxMax (Pay Attention and you'll be pissed off too! FIRE BOEHNER, NOW!)
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To: CincyRichieRich

Blatant New World! Starring Harry Reid with a guest appearance by Buraq Hussein Obama


17 posted on 04/15/2014 10:46:21 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill ..We WIll Remember Bunkerville!)
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To: SamAdams76
On that train all graphite and glitter

Undersea by rail

Ninety minutes from New York to Paris

(More leisure time for artists everywhere)

A just machine to make big decisions

Programmed by fellows with compassion and vision

We'll be clean when their work is done

We'll be eternally free yes and eternally young

What a beautiful world this will be

What a glorious time to be free

Steely Dan..1982

18 posted on 04/15/2014 10:50:55 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill ..We WIll Remember Bunkerville!)
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To: MeshugeMikey

Actually those lyrics were from Donald Fagen’s solo album “Nightfly”. One of the best albums ever made and I guess for all practical purposes, you could consider it a Steely Dan album.


19 posted on 04/15/2014 11:01:19 AM PDT by SamAdams76
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To: null and void

Evil to the very marrow of their bones, they are.


20 posted on 04/15/2014 11:13:19 AM PDT by DuncanWaring (The Lord uses the good ones; the bad ones use the Lord.)
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To: who_would_fardels_bear

GOv + OGLE


21 posted on 04/15/2014 11:57:19 AM PDT by bgill
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To: bgill

Bingo


22 posted on 04/16/2014 7:10:22 AM PDT by bmwcyle (People who do not study history are destine to believe really ignorant statements.)
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To: MeshugeMikey

Google anti-trust candidate bump for later....


23 posted on 04/17/2014 1:33:35 PM PDT by indthkr
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