Apple plans major US expansion including a new $1 billion campus in Austin

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by 2023. Apple has announced a major expansion that will see it open a new campus in North Austin and open new offices in Seattle, San Diego and Los Angeles as it bids to increase its workforce in the U.S.

AeroVironment Wins $13M USAF Award


AeroVironment said the contract is expected to run until September 28, 2023. Monrovia, California-based Aerovironment , which develops unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) for the military market, reports that it has received a $13M contract from the United States Air Force. According to AeroVironment, the new contract award covers support of Latin America and Caribbean nations with its RQ-11B Raven drone. AeroVironment says its Raven UAS wlil be deployed by the U.S.

Uber Kicks Off Major Conference At Skirball


Uber is also showing off its flying tax prototype at the summit -- which it hopes to launch as a real service, UberAIR, in Los Angeles and Dallas, in 2023. On-demand ride service Uber is kicking off its annual conference, UBER Elevate this morning at the Skirball Center in Los Angeles, where it will feature presentations from the company, regulators, vehicle manufacturers, investors, and many others.

UberAIR to take flight with help from UT Austin and U.S. Army Research Labs

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The ultimate goal is to have uberAIR services commercially available in those cities by 2023. After three months of discussions, Uber Elevate has selected The University of Texas at Austin as its partner alongside the U.S.

Amgen And AbbVie In Legal Settlement


As a result of the settlement, Amgen said it expects to launch its product in Europe in October of 2018, and its product for the United States in 2023. Thousand Oaks-based Amgen and AbbVie have settled a series of lawsuits against each other, saying this morning that they have agreed to resolve all pending litigation regarding AMGEVITA/AMJEVITA, a biosimilar which is based on AbbVie's Humira (adalimumab).

SpaceX Plants Long Term Roots In LA


As part of that transaction, Chambers Street said that the property is fully leased on a a net lease basis through January 2023. It looks like Hawthorne-based SpaceX is confident it will keep its headquarters in Hawthorne for quite a long time--despite setting up a commercial launch facility in Texas this week--based on details on the recent sale of the company''s leased headquarters at 1 Rocket Road in Hawthorne--to a commercial real estate investment trust.

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Game of Drones: Behind the Effort to Forge a New E-Commerce Frontier

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With UAS investments exceeding $89 billion by 2023, their numbers and use will keep rising. After conducting indoor tests for several months, Walmart recently asked U.S. regulators if it could test drones (a.k.a.