Google, not Facebook, ends up buying Titan Aerospace solar drone manufacturer

This story updates a previous entry on this site: Facebook to purchase 11,000 drones to “connect Africa”

Titan Aerospace

Google is buying Titan Aerospace, which manufactures solar-powered drones, in an effort to bring Internet access to the five billion people worldwide who don’t have access, as well as helping to solve other global problems. Previous reports said that Facebook was in talks to acquire New Mexico-based Titan last month. However, it acquired U.K.-based solar drone company Ascenta instead, hiring “key members of the team,” as CEO Mark Zuckerberg put it, to work at Facebook. Source

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