FAA Approves Google’s Drone Delivery Business

Google parent Alphabet just beat Amazon to the punch in an incredibly important business: Drone deliveries. Wing, an Alphabet subsidiary focused on commercial drones, has received approval from the FAA to operate as an airline, a certification that will allow it to move ahead with plans to experiment with drone deliveries in the US, a service it has already launched in parts of Australia (the suburbs around North Canberra) to mixed reviews.