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Places You Don’t Crash Into With Your Drone – The Empire State Building

It’s no secret that many officials are strongly against the use of drones. While many police forces fear they can be used to cause harm, terror attacks, invade people’s privacy and more, and now pushing to…

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AnonSec Hacks NASA – Tries to Crash $222m Drone

Hackers from AnonSec have reportedly hacked NASA, leaking 276GB of private data and attempting to crash a $222m drone into the ocean, according to InfoWars.  The data dump includes 631 videos from aircraft and weather radars,…

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Loon Copter – The Drone That Can Travel Underwater

2016 looks to be a big year for technology, with everything from hoverboards and drones making world news for all the reasons possible. Drones recently caught a lot of attention when the Federal Aviation Administration started a system that…

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The Drone Racing League Has Officially Launched

We have had eSports for a while now and while I can understand why it captures so many people all around the world, it wasn’t anything for me. What was missing in eSports for me, I…

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FAA Has Almost 300,000 Drone Owners Registered in the First Month

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) received a lot of hassle when it made its announcement last year when it announced plans to require drone owners to register their craft, both those purchased previously and those which…

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US Drones Experience Spike in Unexplained Crashes

20 US military drones inexplicably crashed during 2015, and the Pentagon refuses to say why, The Washington Post reports. Half of the unmanned aerial vehicles involved are the US’s new Reaper drone, which cost $14 million…

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Selex Develops Falcon Shield Anti-Drone System

Despite the rise of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), from hobbyist to commercial and military, in the US, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has so far failed to properly regulate the use of drones, famously culminating in…

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Drone Vs. Drone Capture Technology Demonstrated

Drone’s will be making the news more and more this year. With everything from having to register drones in the USA to legal rulings involving drones, last year had everything. One topic of particular interest was…

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Owner Sues For His Shot Down Drone

Last year there was a rather large issue in the US when Mr William Merideth fired his shotgun at a drone flying overhead. After the resulting crash, he was charged with a crime and the drone…

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Hobbyist Wants FAA’s Drone Registration Legislation Cancelled

After the recent surge of drones, governments are playing catch up to both companies, such as Amazon who are looking at drones for delivering your orders, and those who would use them recreationally. Sadly though when…

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Drone Maker DJI Tests New Geofencing Software

One of the world’s leading drone manufacturers, DJI, launched a beta version of its geofencing software to the US and Europe. Geofencing intends to address many of the recent incidents involving privately owned drones being flown…

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Big Dog Considered ‘Too Noisy’ For US Military

The Big Dog by Boston Dynamics has become a regular sight when the military and robotics come into discussions. The company acquired by Google two years ago has been working on a quadruped robot which is designed…

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FAA Details About Drone Owners Will Be Publicly Avaliable

The Federal Aviation Administration has been talking recently about their plans for drone owners to have to register, recently releasing details about the system  and then outlining the criminal charges that will be placed on people should they…

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FAA Set Deadline For Drone Registration

For a while now the hot topic for technology being used by the public has been drones. Small devices capable of flight with everything from a camera to a gun attached to them. Recently a drone…

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Toddler Loses Eye to Crashing Drone

Drones and the dangers of their use can barely stay out of recent news, but the risks of personal drones once again hit home in Britain recently, when a toddlers eyeball was sliced in half by…

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Jeremy Clarkson Reveals New Amazon 30-Minutes Delivery Drone

The last we heard from Amazon regarding their drones, they were still using a model that looked like a slightly enlarged version of a regular consumer drone. Their latest reveal though is nothing like what you’d…

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Zano Expenses Revealed

Kickstarters are becoming all the more popular these days. With anyone being able to come forward with an idea and express it to the public. That very same public then support it by pledging money, normally…

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Phantom 3 Creators DJI Announce New Agricultural Drone

DJI is a company known for their drones, the recognisable phantom 3 is one of their models after all. While the public seek to use these drones more and more, with everything from wedding videos to…

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FAA Give More Details About Registration Plans For Drones

Drones are advancing at a rapid rate, with companies and the public alike looking to use them for a variety of reasons. Sadly with all new technologies coming into the public domain, there are a few…

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Here’s What next Generation Drones Will Be Able to Do

Current drones definitely have their uses, but most of them are relatively limited in their practicality, especially if they were only designed to capture images and videos from above. However, next generation drones should be able…

Researcher interacts with ShapeDrone

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Researchers Build Physical Virtual Interface From Tiny ‘BitDrones’

Drones are everywhere in recent times, from consumer toys to military weapons and even postal delivery. It shouldn’t come as too shocking then that a new use of drones is being developed, this time as a fully…

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Apple Campus 2 ‘Spaceship’ Construction Progress Recorded in 4K Video

Apple’s second Campus dubbed, ‘Spaceship’ is progressing at an impressive pace as constructions teams try to complete this mammoth project on time. Campus 2 is set to feature a massive ring-shaped building which measures 2.8 million…

A small view of the drones used in the exercise

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US Army Tests New Drone Swarm

The latest drone test exercise run by the US Army was different to most, in that instead of showcasing a brand new multi-million-dollar aircraft, it instead used a swarm of standard off-the-shelf consumer drones. The objects…

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Judge Supports Man Who Shot Down Drone

Drones are a hot topic, with both laws and companies trying to catch up on an evolving and increasingly more accessible market for the public. Back in August we posted about William Meredith, a resident in…

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Australia to Look at Hi-Tech Anti-Shark Methods

We’ve seen the films, the ones with the giant sharks coming up to the beach or the boat. It’s a natural fear, and one that Australia has dealt with for many years, New South Wales has…

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All Drone Purchases to Require Registration in US!

In a step to regulate the usage of personal drones, it has been reported that the US Federal Government will announce plans to implement mandatory drone registration with the US Department of Transportation. Included in this…

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Anti-Drone Rifle Disables UAVs Up to 400 Metres Away

Drones are one of the latest areas of technology that the public has widely accepted. Ranging from their use at filming sports events from different angles to being used for racing, weapons and more, they are…