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A majority of Americans say that the technological developments of the next 50 years will have a positive impact on society, with 59 percent holding an “optimistic” view of various future tech advances ranging from positive to downright pervasive. (credit: Patrick Lux/Getty Images)

Poll: 39 Percent Of Americans Expect Teleportation Devices In Next 50 Years

A majority of Americans say that the technological developments of the next 50 years will have a positive impact on society, with 59 percent holding an “optimistic” view of various future tech advances ranging from positive to downright pervasive.

04/17/2014

Attorney General Eric Holder stated on Tuesday that the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms and Explosives is currently exploring options for the use of domestic drones. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Holder: ATF ‘In Process’ Of Planning, Using Domestic Drones

Attorney General Eric Holder stated on Tuesday that the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms and Explosives is currently exploring options for the use of domestic drones.

04/09/2014

File photo of a drone. (credit: Robert MacPherson/AFP/Getty Images)

US Lags As Commercial Drones Take Off Across Globe

Unless FAA officials receive a complaint or chance upon a news story that mentions drone flights, they have little ability to find out about violations.

03/16/2014

File photo of a drone. (credit: Robert MacPherson/AFP/Getty Images)

Researchers Create Drones That Can Self-Organize In The Air

A team of researchers has created drones that can self-organize in the air.

02/28/2014

File photo of a drone. (credit: Robert MacPherson/AFP/Getty Images)

MLB Teams Using Drones To Film Practices During Spring Training

Baseballs aren’t the only things being launched over Spring Training stadiums in Florida.

02/19/2014

At a Tuesday hearing to discuss global threats to U.S. security, Rogers stated that, “The president’s May 2013 policy changes for U.S. targeted strikes are an utter and complete failure and they leave Americans’ lives at risk.” (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

House Intel Chair: Obama’s Drone Policy Changes Put ‘American Lives At Risk’

House Intelligence Committee Chairman Mike Rogers, R-Mich., cautioned against “self-imposed red tape” on U.S. drone strikes, saying that restrictions on the targeted strikes puts “Americans’ lives at risk.”

02/05/2014

The future of military warfare will be decided by specialized robots, guided munitions and fleets of 3D-printed, remote-controlled drones in the not-too-distant future, according to a report from national security think-tank, the Center for a New American Security. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Study: Fleets Of Unmanned, 3D-Printed Drones The Future Of Warfare

The future of military warfare will be decided by specialized robots, guided munitions and fleets of 3D-printed, remote-controlled drones in the not-too-distant future, according to a report from national security think-tank, the Center for a New American Security.

01/29/2014

Predator Drone (credit: General Atomics/Getty Images)

FAA Names Virginia Tech Among Test Sites for Drones

Universities in Virginia, Maryland and New Jersey were among those selected Monday to collaborate on developing test sites for drones, a technology one U.S. senator compared to the development of the cellphone.

12/30/2013

Corn stalks suffering from drought conditions are seen on a farm on August 7, 2012 in Mechanicsville, Maryland. The agriculture industry in certain parts of Maryland has been suffering lack of rain and high temperatures.  (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Agriculture the Most Promising Market for Drones

Idaho farmer Robert Blair isn’t waiting around for federal aviation officials to work out rules for drones. He and a friend built their own, outfitting it with cameras and using it to monitor his 1,500 acres.

12/15/2013

Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., delivers a speech titled, "Renewing the Opportunity for Prosperity: Economic Freedom Zones" at the Detroit Economic Club on Dec. 6, 2013 in Detroit, Mich. (credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Rand Paul: I Have No Problem With Amazon Using Delivery Drones

Sen. Rand Paul – who filibustered for 13 hours in March against the confirmation of CIA head John Brennan to protest the Obama administration’s use of drones – doesn’t have a problem with Amazon using the unmanned aircraft as a delivery service.

12/09/2013

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