September 16, 2021

Futuristic flying-taxi service

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A German startup is planning to test its futuristic aircraft for a flying-taxi service in 2018 By Danielle Muoio From Business Insider A German startup is making serious moves to make futuristic vertical-takeoff-and-landing aircraft a reality in a commercial setting. VTOLs are exactly what they sound like: aircraft that can take off vertically without needing […]

Sergey Brin is secretly building a massive zeppelin in a NASA hangar, report says

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By Matt Weinberger From Business Insider Google cofounder and Alphabet president Sergey Brin is secretly building a massive zeppelin in Hangar 2 of the NASA Ames Research Center, with a giant metal skeleton already in place,reports Bloomberg’s Ashlee Vance. It’s not immediately clear if this dirigible is for business purposes, or represents more of a hobby […]

Google investors welcome Alphabet plan

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By Jamie Robertson BBC business reporter A new-look Alphabet for Google Google’s shares rose over 6% in after-hours trading Monday after it announced a massive restructuring. The plan creates a new holding company, Alphabet, to run all the Google companies. The biggest of these will be the search engine Google, including Google Play, YouTube, Chrome, […]