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MIT Engineers Build VR System to Train Racer Drones

Engineers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have created a virtual reality environment to train drones to fly fast around obstacles.Dubbed "Flight Goggles," the software causes drones to "see" virtual obstacles...

Uber imagines five-minute food deliveries with hamburger-toting drones

Uber Technologies Inc. plans to deliver food by drone in San Diego as part of a wide-reaching commercial test program approved by the federal government on Wednesday, said Dara Khosrowshahi, the...

Security officials in South examine possible surveillance drone

Security officials in southern Yala province are examining an aerial drone seized at a house in Tambon Ba-ngo Sinae, Yaha district, on Thursday afternoon on suspicion it might have been used...

Tiny ‘robofly’ drone is powered by lasers

Robofly has lost its tethers. The world’s smallest drone has at last flown free, soaring above a US laboratory after its creators managed to slip the surly bonds of electric wires....

Pick up this $100 HD camera drone for less than $60

Over the past few years, drones have become the "it" gadget — and for good reason. "Kids" (and kids at heart) love to steer a high-tech hovercraft, while photographers can capture...

Russian Poseidon underwater drone capable of carrying 2 megatonne nuclear warhead

Russia’s Poseidon underwater drone currently under development will be able to carry a nuclear warhead with a capacity of up to 2 megatonnes to destroy enemy naval bases, a source in...

Here’s What’s Needed for Self-Flying Taxis and Delivery Drones to Really Take Off

Amazon, Uber and other tech giants want to fill the skies with small autonomous aircraft ferrying packages and people from place to place. For that to happen, these robotic drones—also called...

City Hall: Fire department getting special drone that can fly in rain and snow

Lincoln’s Fire and Rescue Department is getting ready to buy a drone that can fly in rain, snow and wind, with a camera that can see through smoke.The drone, a Matrice...

Apple, Microsoft and Uber test drones approved but Amazon left out in cold

Ten pilot projects given greenlight for uses ranging from mapping and aircraft inspection to mosquito tracking and food delivery.Apple, Intel, Microsoft and Uber will soon start flying drones for a range...

DJI’s headquarters designed by Foster + Partners will feature drone-testing skybridge

Foster + Partners has integrated a skybridge into its design for new headquarters for Shenzhen-based robotics company DJI, allowing it to test out its latest drone technology.The Foster + Partners-designed building,...