Google has acquired solar-powered high-altitude unmanned aircraft developer Titan Aerospace, just weeks after Facebook revealed it is working on using stratospheric long-endurance UAVs to provide Internet connectivity to remote regions. “We’re thrilled to announce that Titan Aerospace is joining Google,” says the Moriarty, N.M.-based startup’s website. The company is working on the Solara series of “atmospheric satellites,” designed to stay aloft for one ...

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