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UPS wants to go full-scale with drone deliveries
This week, UPS announced it has applied for the FAA certification that will allow it to operate revenue-generating drone flights without restrictions like not being able to fly over populated areas, or not being able to fly at night. They could potentially become the first commercial entity to do so, and approval could come as soon as this year. Step aside, brown van.
Samsung says the Galaxy Fold is finally fixed
After pulling the Galaxy Fold from the market due to a faulty display, Samsung says it has fixed its foldable smartphone and it’s ready for launch. The company announced an improved Fold will be available to consumers this fall for a cool $1,980.
A new study by the Pew Research Center finds that videos including children younger than 13 get three times as many views as others. Now we know kids love YouTube, but what’s interesting is these videos weren’t necessarily designed for kids—in fact most of them weren’t—they simply featured kids. It seems the love between kids and YouTube is mutual.
WIRED Recommends: Sonos Ikea Symfonisk Speakers
Yep, Sonos and IKEA have teamed up to make a lamp-speaker combo and a bookshelf speaker, and they’re both about as great as they sound. Our reviewer gave them a 7/10.
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