Google's Wing wins first FAA approval for drone delivery

Wing Aviation — a unit of Google's parent, Alphabet — received the first U.S. authorization to operate a fleet of drones for consumer-goods deliveries, the Wall Street Journal reports.

Why it matters: The decision is a "coup for Wing in a budding, fiercely competitive industry. Amazon ... and other companies are vying for similar approvals."

Drones are now in hospitals

The push to begin delivering commercial products via drone is starting — where else? — with health care.

Driving the news: A North Carolina hospital is part of the first regular commercial drone flights the Federal Aviation Administration has ever authorized, AP reports.