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SpaceX’s mystery “Optimus Prime” drone ship robot spotted testing ahead of BulgariaSat-1 mission

Just a little over three months ago, in mid March, fans of SpaceX caught their first full glimpses of a mysterious robot aboard the drone ship Of Course I Still Love...

Minnesota police department gets new drone

A police department in southern Minnesota has acquired a new drone that it hopes to use to track people who wander off because of certain conditions.The Rochester Police Department acquired the...

ISIS drones are attacking U.S. troops and disrupting airstrikes in Raqqa, officials say

Islamic State drones are attacking U.S. Special Operations forces located around the group’s de-facto capital of Raqqa in Syria, U.S. officials and Syrian fighters said, sometimes disrupting the ability of American...

Could This Firefighting Drone Be the Wave of the Future?

In theory, a fire-fighting drone is a fantastic idea. A drone could reach places a ladder can't, and it could adjust angles quicker than a conventional fire truck. Fortunately, a Latvian...

South Korea Finds Apparent North Korean Drone Near Border

South Korea has found what appears to be a North Korean drone equipped with a camera on a mountain near its border with the isolated nation, the South's military said on...

Is that a drone peeping in your window? What do you do?

Elliot Roth enjoys an expansive view of the city from the 18th floor of his condo in uptown Charlotte. He just didn’t expect someone to be peeping into his home from...

Google’s Project Wing team takes a key step towards making drone delivery real

Project Wing, the X project from Google (now housed under mutual parent Alphabet) that focuses on drone delivery, just shared a key update in its efforts to make everyday drone delivery...

Rules are needed for drone use by police

For several years, a handful of lawmakers and civil liberties advocates have been talking about the need to regulate law enforcement agencies’ use of drones in Massachusetts.Now, two state senators have...

How the FAA Currently Views Drone Usage

Personal unmanned aircraft systems -- better known as drones -- have become popular purchases among consumers. Sales of drones have more than doubled in the past year, according to figures from...

Will The Coming Drone Swarms Eliminate Physical Privacy?

As it looks increasingly likely that our future skies will be darkened by the coming drone armies, much of the conversation has focused around safety and control of autonomous flying objects...

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