drones

Obama In India

Obama: Drones Have Potential To Empower People In Ways Unimaginable Just A Decade Ago

The United States has fallen behind technological advancements that have made small drones readily available and must update its laws to ensure safety, President Barack Obama said Tuesday, in his first public comments about a drone that crashed on the White House grounds.

01/27/2015

drone, White House drone

FAA Grants Permits For Agriculture, Real Estate Drones

The Federal Aviation Administration on Tuesday issued permits to use drones to monitor crops and photograph properties for sale, marking the first time permission has been granted to companies involved agriculture and real estate.

01/06/2015

Drone Flying

Most Americans Skeptical of Commercial Drones: Poll

Americans are skeptical that the benefits of the heralded drone revolution will outweigh the risks to privacy and safety, although a majority approve of using small, unmanned aircraft for dangerous jobs or in remote areas.

12/23/2014

A new holiday themed video released by the Federal Aviation Administration uses a “Do” and “Don’t” premise to instruct children how to “stay off the naughty list” as they play with unmanned aircraft gifts this year. (MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)

FAA Releases ‘Stay Off The Naughty List’ For Holiday Drone Gifts

A new holiday themed video released by the Federal Aviation Administration uses a “Do” and “Don’t” premise to instruct children how to “stay off the naughty list” as they play with unmanned aircraft gifts this year.

12/22/2014

Navy drone laser

Navy Successfully Deploys Drone-Killing Laser

Laser weapon mounted on a Naval vessel in the Arabian Gulf able to shoot down unmanned drones.

12/11/2014

Converted C-130 cargo planes could launch and retrieve unmanned aerial vehicles to extend the range of surveillance missions. (Photo by DAMIEN MEYER/AFP/Getty Images)

Pentagon Wants Flying Aircraft Carriers To Launch Drones

Converted C-130 cargo planes could launch and retrieve unmanned aerial vehicles to extend the range of surveillance missions.

12/09/2014

New system detects unusual behaviors and attempts to thwart cyber attacks against military drones. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Researchers: New System Protects Drones From Hackers

New system detects unusual behaviors and attempts to thwart cyber attacks against military drones.

12/02/2014

CNet poll also finds techies planning to spend $710 on holiday shopping this year. (Photo by Joern Haufe/Getty Images)

Survey: Most Americans Would Like Drones To Deliver Their Holiday Purchases

CNet poll also finds techies planning to spend $710 on holiday shopping this year, most of that online.

11/28/2014

File photo of a drone. (credit: SAID KHATIB/AFP/Getty Images)

NTSB: Gov’t Aircraft Regulations Apply To Drones

The government has the power to hold drone operators accountable when they operate the remote-control aircraft recklessly, a federal safety board ruled Tuesday in a setback to small drone operators chafing under Federal Aviation Administration restrictions.

11/18/2014

Drone Flying

FAA Expected to Approve Drones for Moviemaking

The Federal Aviation Administration is expected to announce Thursday that it is granting permits to seven movie and television production companies to fly drones, an important step toward greater use of the technology by commercial operators, said attorneys and a company official familiar with the decision.

09/25/2014

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