It has been about two years since Amazon announced their Prime Air program. For those who are unfamiliar with Prime Air, this is Amazon’s initiative in which they envision a future in which drones could be used to help make package deliveries. The idea behind it is that it will be mobile and quick enough to make nearby deliveries for smaller packages, thus allowing customers to be able to get their orders in a timely manner, especially if those orders are of the smaller variety.
Recently the company has taken the wraps off the latest design of the drone which as you can see in the video above, is clearly not looking like what we have all been accustomed to. Instead of opting for a quadcopter design, it looks like Amazon has decided to choose some kind of hybrid design. The drone will take off like a helicopter (as in it rises up vertically) and will switch to a horizontal flight mode when travelling, thus making it more efficient. Read full post →Amazon Introduces New Prime Air Drone With Help From Jeremy Clarkson
The idea of having an ISP block access to a piracy website like The Pirate Bay sounds ideal, especially since the blocking essentially takes place on a network-wide level. This has been done before in the past, but at the same time we have seen some ISPs refuse to comply with such requests.
Now it seems that over in Sweden, despite the Swedish police raiding The Pirate Bay’s servers and knocking the service offline, it looks like the country’s courts are refusing to force local ISPs to block access to The Pirate Bay’s website, claiming that ISPs cannot be held responsible for their customers’ actions. Read full post →Swedish Court Won’t Force ISPs To Block The Pirate Bay