IBM Wants To Make Coffee-Delivering Drones That Monitor You At WorkIBM has filed an application with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for their idea of a camera-equipped drone that hovers over you, watching your pupil dilation and facial expressions to judge if you need more coffee.
Google Employees Demand Company Stop Work On U.S. Military ProjectOver 3,000 employees at Google have signed an open letter to the company's leadership urging them to drop out of the Pentagon's project to equip drones with artificial intelligence.
Report Finds 241 Near-Collisions Between Pilots, DronesThere has yet to be a confirmed U.S. collision between a drone and a manned aircraft, but there have been many close calls near airports.
Apple Removes App That Tracks American Drone StrikesApple said the app, which publishes collected data on U.S. drone strikes, was taken down because of questionable content.
Expert: Drones Causing Major Aviation Disasters Is 'A Question Of When It's Going To Happen, Not If'A major concern of advocates and critics alike is operation near airports and the risk of major aviation disasters.
Report: China Using Drones To Stop Students From Cheating On College Entrance ExamsDrones are now being used to stop test cheaters.
Study: Drones are the Future of Disaster RecoveryIt won't be happen anytime soon but the future of disaster response is drones, according to a study done by the Red Cross.
Clinton Accidentally Replied To Work Email About Drones With Decoration QuestionsThe State Department says it can find only four emails sent between former Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton and her staff concerning drone strikes and certain U.S. surveillance programs.
Secret Service Testing Ways To Disable DronesMiddle-of-the-night drone flights near the White House are designed to test ways to thwart potential terror activities using unmanned aircraft.
Senators Urge Federal Court To Make Public Memos Of US Citizens Being Targets Of Anti-Terror Drone StrikesSaying the government cites "national security" too often to shield information from scrutiny, four U.S. senators urged a federal appeals court Wednesday to divulge more about rules it follows when it makes U.S. citizens the target of anti-terror drone strikes.
Drone Maker To Update Software To Block Them From Flying Over WashingtonThe Chinese maker of a drone that a hobbyist crashed at the White House says it is taking steps to ensure that cannot happen again.
Obama: Drones Have Potential To Empower People In Ways Unimaginable Just A Decade AgoThe 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.
FAA Grants Permits For Agriculture, Real Estate DronesThe 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.
Most Americans Skeptical of Commercial Drones: PollAmericans 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.
FAA Releases 'Stay Off The Naughty List' For Holiday Drone GiftsA 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.