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  • Google X unveils a drone delivery system currently called Project Wing; after 2 yrs in dev, Google releases a video of a prototype test in Australia; the autonomous vehicle hovers to lower its tethered payload to the ground - Link

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  • @BuzzFeed is working on a games team, @TechCrunch reports; it currently consists of a producer, 2 designers, & 2 devs; the team will reportedly work w/ the site's editorial dept for 'cool ideas for interactive content,' but nothing that will rival traditional video games - Link
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  • @VICE Media is selling a 10% stake worth $250M to @AETV at a $2.5B valuation, @FT reports; the co was previously in negotiations w/ Time Warner over a joint venture, but Time Warner reportedly ceased negotiations - Link
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  • @Snapchat updates its app w/ a live section that incl Our Story in all users' feeds; the feature, which was launched at Electronic Daisy Carnival, lets users follow remote events in real time; it's unclear how future events will be chosen for Our Story - Link
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