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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
Drones

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
Drones

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
Drones

At This Restaurant, Waiters Walk and Fly

It's a bird, it's a plane, no it's a flying robot waiter.
Ansuya Harjani
Meet the Woman Who Is Shaping the Nation's Policy on Drones
Drones

Meet the Woman Who Is Shaping the Nation's Policy on Drones

Lisa Ellman has been quietly working to craft policy that will make it possible for commercial drones to be flown in the U.S.
Elizabeth Segran
FAA Grants More Exemptions for Commercial Use of Drones
Drones

FAA Grants More Exemptions for Commercial Use of Drones

The news comes as the industry eagerly awaits new agency rules on the remote-controlled aircraft.
Game of Drones: How This Husband and Wife Team Took Photography to New Heights
Innovators

Game of Drones: How This Husband and Wife Team Took Photography to New Heights

Elevated Element combines unmanned technology and photography, and sales are soaring.
Jodi Helmer
What the Heck Are Drones Good For, Anyway?
Drones

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
Legal

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
Shipping Strategies

France's Postal Service is Experimenting with Drone Mail Delivery

LaPoste could beat Amazon and Google to the punch.
Nina Zipkin