After years of teasing, Facebook has finally revealed an air-ready, solar-powered drone designed to beam internet to Earth’s surface. It looks like a really expensive and sort of pissed off boomerang. All it lacks is the data-delivering laser that will deliver websites to remote African villages. Facebook says that part’s almost ready.
Briefly: Following earlier reports that Google was finalising a $US1 billion investment in Elon Musk’s zany new space internet project, SpaceX has confirmed a new round of funding worth — you guessed it — $US1 billion. The new investors include not only Google but also Fidelity, Founders Fund and others. The new investors now own…