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Google's Next Plan: Making Drone Delivery a Reality

Google's Next Plan: Making Drone Delivery a Reality

The tech giant recently completed test flights in Australia with a drone that hovers like a helicopter and flies like a plane.
Drone Freaks Out Airline Pilot, Sparks Cry for Regulation

Drone Freaks Out Airline Pilot, Sparks Cry for Regulation

Drones are becoming more prevalent and dangerous than ever as regulatory talks by the FAA seemingly stall.
Forget Drones. 'RoboBees' and 'RoBirds' Take Flight.

Forget Drones. 'RoboBees' and 'RoBirds' Take Flight.

Taking robotics to new heights, scientists and engineers are developing electronic bees and birds to help solve some critical environmental issues.
Amazon Asks FAA Permission to Test Drones

Amazon Asks FAA Permission to Test Drones

The digital giant is petitioning the Federal Aviation Association to get its drones up and running for the public.
What Jerry Seinfeld Thinks of Social Media

What Jerry Seinfeld Thinks of Social Media

The comedian takes a stab at answering questions related to Facebook, Twitter and drones.
This Startup Aims to Warn You About Spying Drones

This Startup Aims to Warn You About Spying Drones

If being spied on by an unmanned drone is up there on your list of worries, this Kickstarter project might be able to help.
Google Just Bought a Satellite Company for $500 Million

Google Just Bought a Satellite Company for $500 Million

The acquisition will be used to improve Google Maps, and over time, could lead to global Internet access.
FAA is Considering Lifting Drone Ban for Hollywood

FAA is Considering Lifting Drone Ban for Hollywood

The FAA is considering approving drone use for seven companies in the TV and film industry, which could open the door for exemptions in other industries.
Google Ready to Drop Billions on Satellites for Worldwide Connectivity

Google Ready to Drop Billions on Satellites for Worldwide Connectivity

The tech giant is reportedly embarking on a plan to launch 180 small orbiting satellites that will bring Internet to unwired parts of the globe.
Here's Why Martha Stewart Bought a Drone

Here's Why Martha Stewart Bought a Drone

'It flies all over my farm and takes wonderful aerial photographs,' the domestic diva told Vanity Fair.
This Man Used a Drone to Walk His Golden Retriever (Video)

This Man Used a Drone to Walk His Golden Retriever (Video)

Teaching an old dog new tricks: here's how this New York-based designer walked his Golden Retriever from the comfort of his own home.
Grilled Cheese by Parachute May Not Fly With U.S. Regulators

Grilled Cheese by Parachute May Not Fly With U.S. Regulators

An Australian company wants to drop sandwiches from the sky in New York City, but the whole concept seems like pie in the sky.
Could This Band of Flying Drones Be the Next YouTube Sensation?

Could This Band of Flying Drones Be the Next YouTube Sensation?

KMel Robotics has programmed drones to play musical instruments. Check out their first music video.
Giant Crab-Like Robot to Plumb the Ocean for Shipwrecks and Treasure

Giant Crab-Like Robot to Plumb the Ocean for Shipwrecks and Treasure

Prepare to meet the mammoth mechanical crab of your nerdiest undersea dreams.
This Is Possibly the Coolest Selfie You've Ever Seen

This Is Possibly the Coolest Selfie You've Ever Seen

Drones plus selfies equals dronies. Get used to it.
Google Scoops Up the Drone Maker Zuckerberg Failed to Win

Google Scoops Up the Drone Maker Zuckerberg Failed to Win

The Big G wants in on the global internet-beaming solar drone game and it just scored a high-flying advantage.
4 Things to Know About Facebook's Plan for Total World Domination

4 Things to Know About Facebook's Plan for Total World Domination

Mark Zuckerberg is taking on Planet Earth by drone, laser and satellite, pledging to connect the 'whole world' to the InternetÂ… One new Facebook user at a time?
MLB in Hot Water for Unauthorized Drone Use at Spring Training

MLB in Hot Water for Unauthorized Drone Use at Spring Training

The Washington Nationals got caught using a small drone to capture publicity shots without FAA approval.
Rolls-Royce Reportedly Honing Nautical Drones

Rolls-Royce Reportedly Honing Nautical Drones

The luxury car maker -- and creator of aircraft and marine propulsion engines -- is dipping its toes into the contentious realm of unmanned cargo ships.
Report: Facebook Wants Its Own Drones

Report: Facebook Wants Its Own Drones

Facebook is reportedly in talks to acquire Titan Aerospace, a maker of high-flying, solar-powered drones, as it looks to bring internet access to every corner of the world.
How Drones Are Changing the Way We Do Business

How Drones Are Changing the Way We Do Business

From filmmaking to sales, unmanned aerial vehicles are transforming how businesses operate and grow.
In Leaked Spoof, Netflix Takes Aim at Amazon's Proposed Drones

In Leaked Spoof, Netflix Takes Aim at Amazon's Proposed Drones

A parody video created by Netflix employees mocks Amazon's much-hyped Prime Air initiative and contemplates the harsh realities of drone delivery.
Look Out, Amazon: Dubai Could Have Delivery Drones by Year's End

Look Out, Amazon: Dubai Could Have Delivery Drones by Year's End

The United Arab Emirates will employ drones equipped with eye-recognition and fingerprint technology to deliver important government documents by year's end.
Government Shuts Down Small Brewery's Beer Drones

Government Shuts Down Small Brewery's Beer Drones

The FAA's shutdown of Lakemaid beer delivery drones drew criticism for hurting small businesses.
Revolutionizing the Film Industry With Remote-Controlled Drones

Revolutionizing the Film Industry With Remote-Controlled Drones

Videography company Aerial Media Pros captures hard to get shots at a fraction of the traditional cost.

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