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Freedonia Drones Expert Weighs in as Alphabet Drops Coffee Delivery Drones Plan

Alphabet, the parent company of Google, recently scrapped plans to partner with Starbucks to deliver coffee using drones.  Alphabet had previously tested delivery of the coffee chain’s products as part of its Project Wing pilot program.  The tests used hybrid vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) drones that hover in place and lower their cargo to the ground on a rope. According to Bloomberg.com,

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Freedonia Roofing Expert Weighs in on Elon Musk’s Solar Plans

PRNewswire/ — Tesla founder Elon Musk recently announced plans to revolutionize the US Residential Roofing industry by producing solar shingles in conjunction with SolarCity, a company Tesla is in the process of acquiring. According to Musk, these new roofing shingles represent a significant advance in solar roofing both in terms of aesthetics and cost. SolarCity shingles are designed to look identical to conventional roofing

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