The U.S. FCC Just Gave SpaceX the Go-Ahead to Build a Space Internet

It looks like we may have a winner in America’s great internet space race. The US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) just authorised SpaceX to launch its broadband satellite service, Starlink. That means Americans could be accessing the internet from space as early as 2019, pointing their phones at the sky and going online. Read More >>

image cache
Facebook’s Internet Drone Looks Like an Angry Boomerang

After years of teasing, Facebook has finally revealed an air-ready, solar-powered drone designed to beam internet to Earth’s surface. It looks like a really expensive boomerang. All it lacks is the data-delivering laser that will deliver websites to remote African villages. Facebook says that part’s almost ready. [Facebook] Read More >>