Converted C-130 cargo planes could launch and retrieve unmanned aerial vehicles to extend the range of surveillance missions.
New system detects unusual behaviors and attempts to thwart cyber attacks against military drones.
CNet poll also finds techies planning to spend $710 on holiday shopping this year, most of that online.
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.
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.
Amazon is officially asking the Federal Aviation Administration for permission to use drones as part of its plan to deliver packages to customers in 30 minutes or less.
Some breathtaking new views of the Mormon temple in Kensington, Maryland can be seen in a video posted by YouTube user Tony Collins this week.
A top U.S. general in charge of protecting the country’s southern border says the constant flow of illegal immigrants, drugs and possible terror threats have created an “existential” threat to national security – one that border authorities are unable to combat.
Navy looking to build smaller drones that can be launched from ships at sea.
The Federal Aviation Administration said Tuesday it has granted the first permission for commercial drone flights over land, the latest effort by the agency to show it is loosening restrictions on commercial uses of the unmanned aircraft.