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Google shares jumped 2.7% on the news.
Google has also announced it will acquire a group called Drone Technology, which develops drone parts for the drone industry.
Google is the first company to take part in the drone technology deal.
The acquisition will give Google access to drone parts made by several companies, including AeroVironment, DJI, Phantom, Parrot, and DJI X, among others.
“Our partnership with the Drone Technology group is another example of our commitment to helping the next generation of innovators develop solutions for the increasingly connected world,” said Google CEO Sundar Pichai.
Pichai also said Google would be working with drone manufacturers to help the company deliver drones faster and more reliably.
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