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With an airdrop of popcorn, Amazon makes drone delivery history

With an airdrop of popcorn, Amazon makes drone delivery history

Bezos himself tweeted the announcement early Wednesday, saying that the first Amazon Prime Air customer delivery was "in the books". We will deploy when and where we have the regulatory support needed to safely realize our vision. To ensure safety of air deliveries, Amazon says the drones will be built with "multiple redundancies". While the trials are happening in the United Kingdom, Amazon hopes that it can bring drone delivery to other markets as well.


Preview Of Skype Voice Translation App Works Now With Phone Calls

Preview Of Skype Voice Translation App Works Now With Phone Calls

The team came to the conclusion that an app - as well as a standalone website - was the best means of moving the technology forward. The verbal translation service, which is powered by artificial intelligence, is already available on Windows 10's Skype Preview app, Venture Beat reports.


Thousands evacuated as fatal cyclone hits India

Thousands evacuated as fatal cyclone hits India

During the telephonic conversations, the Chief Ministers - O Panneerselvam (Tamil Nadu) and N Chandrababu Nadu ( Andhra Pradesh ) apprised the Home Minister of the damage caused by the cyclone and steps taken for the rescue and relief operations.



After weeks of protests, crowds celebrate Park's impeachment

The majority of citizens seem to expect that the court will undoubtedly accept the accord on impeaching suspended President Park Geun-hye. That surpassed the necessary two-thirds support in the 300-seat assembly. The president's image as a strong and incorruptible leader crumbled under allegations that her longtime friend, Choi Soon-sil, secretly exploited her close relationship with Park to force Korean conglomerates to donate almost $65 million to two dubious foundations, while at the same ...



Chinese state media slams Trump for his latest Taiwan comments

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said last week that he did not believe Trump's phone call with Tsai would change the U.S. government's One-China policy. 'We need to point out to him how serious the problem is and exert pressure on him, ' Li Haidong, professor at the China Foreign Affairs University, said in the state-run Global Times .


Trump transition team seeks details on Energy Dept. workers

Trump transition team seeks details on Energy Dept. workers

Those working groups generated metrics and recommendations for the Obama administration to craft new regulations. The questionnaire brought immediate negative reaction from Democratic lawmakers and environmental groups, including a letter to Trump from Sen.