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What's Angering Amazon?: Your Weekly News Roundup
Weekly News Roundup

What's Angering Amazon?: Your Weekly News Roundup

Why Amazon is frustrated at U.S. regulators and a notable VC weighs in on the potential tech bubble.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
Amazon Blasts FAA for Slowness on Drone Regulation
Regulations

Amazon Blasts FAA for Slowness on Drone Regulation

The U.S. is falling behind other countries in the potentially lucrative area of unmanned aviation technology, according to Amazon.
U.S. Regulators Give Amazon Go-Ahead for Drone Delivery Tests
Regulations

U.S. Regulators Give Amazon Go-Ahead for Drone Delivery Tests

The approval allows the e-commerce company to pursue its goal of sending packages to customers by air, even as it faces public concern about safety and privacy.
Star Wars + Drones = Dreams Come True
Far Out Tech

Star Wars + Drones = Dreams Come True

When every day humans can make the Millenium Falcon fly, that's a good thing.
Jason Fell
SXSW Declared a Drone-Free Zone
SXSW

SXSW Declared a Drone-Free Zone

Organizers kindly request you take your drone somewhere else.
Linda Lacina
Game of Drones: As U.S. Dithers on Regulations, Rivals Get a Head Start
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Game of Drones: As U.S. Dithers on Regulations, Rivals Get a Head Start

It's likely to be a year or more before the FAA's regulations are in place - good news for companies operating outside the U.S.
Martha Stewart Is Way More Into Tech Than You Ever Realized
Martha Stewart

Martha Stewart Is Way More Into Tech Than You Ever Realized

From flying drones around her farm to collecting old computers to being one of the first investors in Google, the iconic domestic goddess has a penchant for technology.
Catherine Clifford
Who Needs Drones When Amazon Could 3-D Print Your Goods From a Van Parked Outside Your Home?
Amazon

Who Needs Drones When Amazon Could 3-D Print Your Goods From a Van Parked Outside Your Home?

Earth's biggest e-tailer could one day 3-D print your purchases from the back of a high-tech delivery truck.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Look Ma, No Hands: Drones You Can Pilot With Your Mind
Far Out Tech

Look Ma, No Hands: Drones You Can Pilot With Your Mind

A Portuguese aeronautics company is testing out the technology right now.
Nina Zipkin
Industry Lobbyists Take Aim at Proposed FAA Drone Rules
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Industry Lobbyists Take Aim at Proposed FAA Drone Rules

Businesses hoping to capitalize on the commercial potential of drones are preparing to push back against proposed regulations that would strictly limit how the aircraft can be used.
NoFlyZone Wants to Help Keep Drones From Flying Over Your Home
Drones

NoFlyZone Wants to Help Keep Drones From Flying Over Your Home

With the president, the FAA and state legislatures weighing in on commercial drone use, NoFlyZone CEO Ben Marcus wants to open up the conversation and give individuals the power to put the unmanned vehicles on a path that doesn't include their private property.
Nina Zipkin
FAA Plans Ground Amazon's Drone Program
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FAA Plans Ground Amazon's Drone Program

Guidelines could prevent the company from launching Prime Air service in the U.S.
Draft Rules on Commercial Drones Keep Some Limits on Use
Regulations

Draft Rules on Commercial Drones Keep Some Limits on Use

The U.S. aviation regulator proposed rules for commercial drone flights that would lift some restrictions but would still bar other activities.
At This Restaurant, Waiters Walk and Fly
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At This Restaurant, Waiters Walk and Fly

It's a bird, it's a plane, no it's a flying robot waiter.
Ansuya Harjani