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UPS is working to prepare its delivery with drones system

World's largest package delivery company UPS made this week a new step and test in using drones to deliver packages to its customers. The test was notable because it launched the drone from the top of a UPS electric van outfitted with a recharging station for the battery-powered drone.

  • Written by Robert Woodward
  • Category: Innovation

Amazon began testing delivery by drone in the U.K.

First Amazon delivery by drone became reality. Wednesday the company  made its first customer delivery to a British man near Cambridge in the U.K Amazon’s drone took 13 minutes to deliver the 4.7 pound package containing a Fire TV and a bag of popcorn to a two-story farmhouse after flying over the English countryside. The drone used in this delivery flew below 400 feet and was guided by GPS.

  • Written by Jerry Seward
  • Category: Innovation

Facebook is recognizing better the content of images

Facebook became better in recognizing the content in the photos. They use a better artificial intelligence image-identification software. This makes possible to search Facebook for photos based on what's in them, rather than just by date taken, tags, or location. The upgrade will improve Facebook's automatic alt text feature, which describes photos aloud to the visually impaired.

  • Written by Robert Woodward
  • Category: Innovation

A new “dietetic” sugar was created by Nestle’s scientists

“Reformulated sugar’ could be an explanatory name for the new substance to be used by Nestle in its candy products to cut down on sugar consumption. The company just announced a new method its scientists have developed for restructuring sugar, allowing for reduced amounts to be used in its candy recipes.

  • Written by James Prewitt
  • Category: Innovation

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