Tue April 8, 2014
Drones Upstate

Investigation into drone crash nearing completion

Originally published on Tue April 8, 2014 4:07 pm

An MQ-9 Reaper drone operated by the 174th Air National Guard Attack Wing at Hancock Airfield.
Ryan Delaney WRVO

The Air Force's investigation into the crash of a drone aircraft into Lake Ontario last fall is nearing completion and should be made public later this spring.

Investigators from the Air Force Investigations Board wrapped up the on-site investigation at Hancock Airfield on March 20, according to 174th Air Guard Attack Wing spokeswoman Maj. Sandy Stoquert.

Investigators did not give the 174th a preliminary report or portions of its finding yet, Stoquert said.

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Thu April 3, 2014
Civic Hacking

Upstate coders pass halfway mark in civic-minded hackathon

Kate O'Connell/WXXI

The two-month long event is a tech collaboration between AT&T, R.I.T, Digital Rochester, High Tech Rochester and Hack Upstate who are partnering to inspire local developers, innovative computer scientists, entrepreneurs, software developers and hardware engineers to build and deliver apps that serve community needs, connect and engage citizens with their governments and demonstrate how mobile technologies can lead to the next generation of tech jobs and investment in the region.

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