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Business, Technology, Autonomous

Wing to Begin Biggest US Drone-Delivery Test in Texas

A Wing drone delivers a package to a customer's home in Christiansburg, Va. A Wing drone delivers a package to a customer's home in Christiansburg, Va. (Logan Cyrus/Bloomberg News)

Alphabet Inc.’s Wing is set to begin the largest drone-delivery test program so far in the U.S., starting April 7 in the Dallas suburbs.

Alan Levin | Bloomberg News
April 4, 2022
Business, Technology, Equipment, Autonomous

Alphabet’s Wing Elevates Adam Woodworth to CEO

An Alphabet Inc. Google X Project Wing delivery drone flies during a demonstration at Virginia Tech An Alphabet Inc. Google X Project Wing delivery drone flies during a demonstration at Virginia Tech. (Charles Mostoller/Bloomberg News)

Alphabet Inc.’s Wing unit elevated its leading technology official to head the company as it seeks to rapidly expand its drone delivery operations, including in the Dallas suburbs.

Alan Levin | Bloomberg News
February 15, 2022
Government, Business, Technology, Logistics, Autonomous

Alphabet Jumps Into Drone Air-Traffic Control With Flight App

One of Alphabet's Wing drones is photographed in a pilot program in Finland. (Wing) One of Alphabet's Wing drones is photographed in a pilot program in Finland. (Wing)

Alphabet Inc.’s drone-delivery venture, Wing, is releasing free software for U.S. drone users to get permission to fly near sensitive areas such as airports.

Alan Levin | Bloomberg News
June 29, 2021
Government, Business, Technology, Autonomous

Alphabet’s Wing Seeks Expanded US Drone Flight Permissions

An Alphabet Inc. Google X Project Wing delivery drone An Alphabet Inc. Google X Project Wing delivery drone sits on a charging pad at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Va. (Charles Mostoller/Bloomberg News)

Alphabet Inc.’s Wing Aviation is asking U.S. regulators to allow it to expand drone operations as a way to make more efficient deliveries controlled from a central command post.

Alan Levin | Bloomberg News
April 23, 2021
Government, Business, Technology, Logistics, Autonomous

Alphabet’s Drone Delivery Business Cleared for Takeoff by FAA

Drone A Wing drone in action, dropping off a package. (Charles Mostoller/Bloomberg News)

An offshoot of Alphabet Inc.’s Google has become the first drone operator to receive government approval as an airline, an important step that gives it the legal authority to begin dropping products to actual customers.

Alan Levin | Bloomberg News
April 23, 2019
Business, Technology, Equipment, Autonomous

Alphabet Unit Leads $1 Billion Investment in Lyft

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Alphabet Inc.’s investment arm, CapitalG, led a $1 billion investment in Lyft Inc. that values the ride-sharing startup at $11 billion, the ride-sharing startup said.

October 19, 2017