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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
Google's Next Plan: Making Drone Delivery a Reality
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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.
Benjamin Kabin
Drone Freaks Out Airline Pilot, Sparks Cry for Regulation
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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.
Geoff Weiss
Forget Drones. 'RoboBees' and 'RoBirds' Take Flight.
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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.
Nina Zipkin
Amazon Asks FAA Permission to Test Drones
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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.
Nina Zipkin
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What Jerry Seinfeld Thinks of Social Media
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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
Far Out Tech

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.
Jason Fell
Google Just Bought a Satellite Company for $500 Million
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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.
Laura Entis
FAA is Considering Lifting Drone Ban for Hollywood
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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.
Laura Entis
Google Ready to Drop Billions on Satellites for Worldwide Connectivity
Google

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.
Catherine Clifford
Here's Why Martha Stewart Bought a Drone
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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.
Geoff Weiss