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Mighty Eagles Are Being Trained to Snatch Drones From the Sky
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Mighty Eagles Are Being Trained to Snatch Drones From the Sky

Forget nets. Drone-catching is for the birds.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Google Files Patent for Drone 'Delivery Receptacle'
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Google Files Patent for Drone 'Delivery Receptacle'

The receptacle would use infrared beacons to connect with drones in the air and then guide them for delivery.
There Is Now a Global Competitive Drone Racing League. Seriously.
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There Is Now a Global Competitive Drone Racing League. Seriously.

Professional drone races will be hosted in abandoned malls, NFL stadiums and subway tunnels.
Catherine Clifford
Crowdfunding Platforms Need to Be Better Watchdogs, Says Journalist Who Investigated Kickstarter's Biggest European Failure
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Crowdfunding Platforms Need to Be Better Watchdogs, Says Journalist Who Investigated Kickstarter's Biggest European Failure

Some of the sketchiness associated with crowdfunding should be addressed by the platforms themselves, says Mark Harris.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
The Best New Tech to Look Out For in 2016 and Beyond
CES 2016

The Best New Tech to Look Out For in 2016 and Beyond

From drones to virtual-reality headsets, here is what will be popular this year.
Emily Price
GoPro Pins Hopes on Drones as Revenue Forecast Takes a Hit
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GoPro Pins Hopes on Drones as Revenue Forecast Takes a Hit

The company says it plans to trim its workforce by 7 percent.
This Drone Wants to Replace Your Selfie Stick
CES 2016

This Drone Wants to Replace Your Selfie Stick

Instead of having a long, awkward stick snapping events in your life, a drone called Lily uses 'throw and shoot' activity, ensuring it never misses a moment.
Emily Price
First Autonomous, Human-Sized Drone Revealed at CES
CES 2016

First Autonomous, Human-Sized Drone Revealed at CES

The EHang184 can carry one passenger for flights up to 23 minutes.
Drone Crashing From the Sky Misses World Champion Skier By a Sliver, Prompting Ban
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Drone Crashing From the Sky Misses World Champion Skier By a Sliver, Prompting Ban

'Quite honestly, if I look at the pictures from the drone crash on the Internet, I get sweaty palms and tremble,' wrote Marcel Hirscher in a blog post.
Geoff Weiss
What's Behind the FAA's New Drone Rules
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What's Behind the FAA's New Drone Rules

Plus -- Netflix shows viewers how to build and knit electronic socks that could detect when you've dozed off during a movie.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
FAA Opens Up Drone Registration Program
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FAA Opens Up Drone Registration Program

If you get an unmanned aircraft system in your stocking this year, the FAA wants to know about it.
Nina Zipkin
Amazon Releases Video Showcasing Delivery Drones
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Amazon Releases Video Showcasing Delivery Drones

The video shows a box containing shoes fitting seamlessly into the body of the drone.
How Will You Register Your Drone? A Look at the Proposed Rules.
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How Will You Register Your Drone? A Look at the Proposed Rules.

The newly proposed guidelines will be considered as the FAA and DOT draft the final rules.
Nina Zipkin
This Robot Smartphone Dances and Talks -- Weekly Headlines
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This Robot Smartphone Dances and Talks -- Weekly Headlines

Plus: A surprising new rival enters the drone delivery market.
Tanya Benedicto Klich