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What the Heck Are Drones Good For, Anyway?
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What the Heck Are Drones Good For, Anyway?

The tiny flying gadgets were all the rage at CES this year, but why anyone would buy one isn't always clear.
Jason Fell
FAA, CNN Strike Deal to Test Drones for News Reporting
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FAA, CNN Strike Deal to Test Drones for News Reporting

While the FAA is still working out the kinks for allowing the commercial use of drones, the agency has given CNN the green light to test these aerial vehicles.
Nina Zipkin
Drones, Curved TVs, Internet of Everything: Final Thoughts on CES 2015
CES 2015

Drones, Curved TVs, Internet of Everything: Final Thoughts on CES 2015

The big tech show is coming to an end. Here are my takeaways.
Jason Fell
France's Postal Service is Experimenting with Drone Mail Delivery
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France's Postal Service is Experimenting with Drone Mail Delivery

LaPoste could beat Amazon and Google to the punch.
Nina Zipkin
Shiny New Gadgets to Smart Homes and Beyond: A CES 2015 Preview
CES 2015

Shiny New Gadgets to Smart Homes and Beyond: A CES 2015 Preview

Gadgets and devices are great but this year's focus is going to be more on the why rather than the what.
Jason Fell
With FAA Slow With Drone Approval, Amazon Looks Elsewhere
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With FAA Slow With Drone Approval, Amazon Looks Elsewhere

Pushing back against the FAA's regulation process, the Internet giant aims to take its research and development abroad.
Nina Zipkin
Has TGI Friday's Ruined Drones for Restaurants Everywhere?
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Has TGI Friday's Ruined Drones for Restaurants Everywhere?

In a mistletoe drone incident gone awry, TGI Friday's made a bloody mess in Brooklyn, N.Y.
Kate Taylor
Inside the Semi-Secret Meeting That's Reshaping America's Drone Industry
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Inside the Semi-Secret Meeting That's Reshaping America's Drone Industry

How Robofest-an informal meeting of aerospace industry veterans, government insiders, and Beltway think tankers-aims to reshape the U.S. commercial drone industry.
Clay Dillow
The 'Paper' Airplane to Rule Them All
Far Out Tech

The 'Paper' Airplane to Rule Them All

Say hello to the slickest little high-tech eye in the sky.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
For Commercial Drones, the Biggest Questions Remain Unanswered
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For Commercial Drones, the Biggest Questions Remain Unanswered

A legal victory by the FAA and new rumors about pending drone rules bring some clarity to the commercial drone industry, much of it unwelcome.
Clay Dillow
Major Financial Services Company Considers Using Drones in Inventive Way
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Major Financial Services Company Considers Using Drones in Inventive Way

It's all about getting the job done faster and more efficiently, if the FAA grants approval, that is.
The Drone Industry Hates the Word 'Drone.' So, What's a Better Option?
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The Drone Industry Hates the Word 'Drone.' So, What's a Better Option?

A drone by any other name would still be a vehicle that can fly around without a pilot.
Catherine Clifford
A Drone's-Eye View of Apple's 'Spaceship' Campus
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A Drone's-Eye View of Apple's 'Spaceship' Campus

The tech giant has started construction of its new mega headquarters. Here's what it looks like so far.
Jason Fell
First Authorized Drone Delivery in Europe Scheduled for Tomorrow
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First Authorized Drone Delivery in Europe Scheduled for Tomorrow

German delivery firm DHL will use drones to deliver medical supplies to a small island.
Laura Entis