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Facebook abandons its Project Aquila flying internet plan

LOS ANGELES: Facebook is giving up on its plan to create drones that beam down internet connectivity, the company has confirmed. Project Aquila, first announced in 2014, failed to achieve the long flight times managed by airborne connectivity efforts from rivals including Google. In one test, Facebook’s craft suffered a broken wing as it came into land. On Tuesday the company said it would instead partner with firms such as Airbus to continue its efforts to connect more people to the internet. The decision means…

WATCH: This group is making world’s first flying sports car!

With this future car you can escape, yes escape, highway traffic saying goodbye to travel hassles and delays. SCROLL DOWN FOR MORE VIDEOS Samson Motors has designed the world's first flying sports car, Switchblade, that can travel at a speed of up to 200mph and rise up to 13,000 ft heights. This could be obtained for 90,000 pounds next year.  It can transform from a normal car into an aircraft and back to sports car with the wings safely stowed and protected. The Switchblade has side-by-side seating for two,…

WATCH: This self-flying car concept is taking internet by storm

New innovations in science are multiplying with the passage of time. Nobody knows what the world will exactly look like in the coming years. But one thing is for sure that this world is going to transform completely into a digital world. Aircraft manufacturing company, Airbus has partnered with an auto engineering company, Italdesign, to materialize one such idea which is "seamless, multi-modal and fully electronic urban mobility". This idea has been named as Pop-Up. Pop-Up will be connected with an application. The…

What is the meaning of these common recurring dreams?

We all have to sleep whether we want to or not as staying up past our bedtime means that chances are that we will pay for it later by feeling tired the next day. When we sleep we usually dream and although dreams can differ wildly from one individual to another, there are certain dreams that share a common theme. These “common” dreams have been experienced by millions of people and through the years the experts have weighed in on what they believe these dreams mean. FALLING This is probably one of the scariest dreams…

Pakistan’s new airline to take off next month

ISLAMABAD: The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has issued a license to another private airline, named Serene Air, to operate in the country. The airliner will begin its operations next month. “The 737-800 is the latest aircraft of Boeing company.” Currently, there are three airlines that are already flying on domestic routes, of which one is state-owned – Pakistan International Airlines (PIA). The remaining two – Airblue and Shaheen Air – are owned by a private sector. According to the rules, the company is required to…

CAA warns pilots to avoid alcohol while flying

ISLAMABAD: The pilot of a Pakistan passenger plane that skidded off the runway last week was intoxicated, officials confirmed Saturday, as the country's civil aviation authorities warned carriers not to let their pilots fly drunk.