New hires suggest Amazon is getting serious about meal delivery

Before long, there might not be very much that Amazon doesn’t deliver — Reuters is reporting that the online retail giant is expanding its meal delivery service to more customers and cities. The post New hires suggest Amazon is getting serious about meal delivery appeared first on Digital Trends .

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US begins armed drone flights from Turkey; manned missions, search and rescue flights planned

The U.S. military is expanding its combat role in Syria in defense of coalition-backed rebels, conducting armed drone missions into Syria from an air base in Turkey and imposing new rules allowing the U.S. to defend rebels against attacks from any hostile force, including the Assad government.

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Nothrop to provide Air Force with more Global Hawk drones

San Diego (UPI) Sep 15, 2014 – The U.S. Air Force is expanding its fleet of RQ-4 Global Hawk unmanned aircraft systems and has contracted Northrop Grumman for the drones. The award — firm-fixed-price contract — is for three RQ-4s and worth $354 million. The Global Hawk is a high-altitude, long-endurance unmanned aircraft with a speed of 357 miles per hour, a range of 8,700 nautical miles and a …

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