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Zipline has been delivering medical supplies in Rwanda since 2016 and is getting ready to go to work in the U.S. » Subscribe to CNBC: http://cnb.cx/SubscribeCNBC About CNBC: From 'Wall Street' to 'Main Street' to award winning original documentaries and Reality TV series, CNBC has you covered. Experience special sneak peeks of your favorite shows, exclusive video and more. Connect with CNBC News Online Get the latest news: http://www.cnbc.com/ Find CNBC News on Facebook: http://cnb.cx/LikeCNBC Follow CNBC News on Twitter: http://cnb.cx/FollowCNBC Follow CNBC News on Google+: http://cnb.cx/PlusCNBC Follow CNBC News on Instagram: http://cnb.cx/InstagramCNBC Drone Delivery Start-Up Zipline Beats Amazon, UPS And FedEx To The Punch | CNBC
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Doom30025 (24 days ago)
Why am I not surprised that even in a black nation whity still making new sht. Cmon brathas!
Nikhil Srivatsa (2 months ago)
Here you have White people saving lives in Africa, only for it's population bro explode and subsequently migrate to the US and Europe in the millions and later moan and whine about the very people who made their existence possible.
Yawovi E. (3 months ago)
This won’t work in America. Trump voters would shoot the drones down.
Greg Smith (5 months ago)
Can someone tell me, Why do the hospitals in the areas being delivered to not just stock the supplies there for themselves?
Marian Keller (3 months ago)
The shelf life of a blood conserve is only about six weeks, and the needed amount per hospital can vary quite a bit.
mboiko (7 months ago)
Many companies are now looking at rushing into this area..but they must first eliminate the RC Flying hobbyists that have been safely flying RC aircraft for 50+ years. Bottom line they want their airspace (under 400 feet) to make a profit. Right now commercial drone companies and their lobbyists are attempting to repeal FAA (in the US) laws that legally allow hobbyists to fl in their own allocated airspace. It's basically a power grab for profit and the hobbyists and the Model Flying public is in the way.
Wilhelm VonRoefelz (3 months ago)
I don't see why we can't deconflict that airspace just like private pilots can fly in the same airspace as commercial flights
Roger Miller (4 months ago)
I am hobbyists flier. I really hope this doesn't happen.
cool70200 (8 months ago)
Very nice concept. However there would be couple of issues to deal with in areas with large population density.
552mustang (8 months ago)
cool70200 LOL Ya think? Being dive-bombed by drones dropping packages like guided missles? :-P
JUSTINventory (8 months ago)
I guess the real question is where you could invest in this company before it gets bought by AMZ.
Doom30025 (24 days ago)
Actually japan buys everything technological since they can't make it themselves XD
Enony Muz (8 months ago)
Should I invest now on this company?
PC Principal (3 months ago)
It's hard to say, I think this will only be good for smaller stores Amazon and Walmart and so on will have their own systems
Jose Jimenez (8 months ago)
If it’s beating amazon which is a giant in package delivery I think it deserves a dollar or two haha all kidding aside I think it’s worthy of investing.
fauxbro1983 (8 months ago)
Airell Rahman nah
HEROVILLE VLOGS (8 months ago)