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As Facebook and Google rush to connect the remaining regions of the world that lack Internet connectivity, they are increasingly looking to the skies. While Google has balloons in mind, Facebook is planning drones that will be able to fly for days or months at high altitudes, beaming Internet connections to remote areas below. A high-flying, solar-powered unmanned plane. Images Credit: Internet.org Facebook has been working on this project for some time, having bought a company that designs solar-powered drones in March. The solar-powered Internet drone plan is part of Internet.org, which is supported by Facebook. Facebook Connectivity’s scientist Yael Maguire spoke at the Social Good Summit... Read more...