The BBC flew a drone over the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp today to show off what it looks like and it’s absolutely haunting. Over a million people died in this concentration camp from 1940 to 1945. It’s been 70 years since the Soviets liberated the camp and it’s still so tragic to see.Read more. View original article at Gizmodo

CNN InternationalDrone company looks to restrict flight areas in DCCNN InternationalWashington (CNN) It’s a tale almost too “this town” even for Washington. A man — a government intelligence agency employee, no less — took to the top of his G Street building late at night to show off his drone to a female companion. He had been drinking View original article

Drones are becoming a tool for criminals and terrorists, worrying authorities who say the small unmanned aircraft are difficult to detect and stop, a concern heightened by the crash of a drone at the White House. View original article at Wall Street Journal

The Federal Aviation Administration took the unusual step of releasing a PSA in video form on Wednesday — asking football fans not to bring a drone to the Super Bowl on Sunday. See also: Meth-smuggling drone crashes in Mexico supermarket parking lot “Going to the big game? Have fun, cheer on your team, and keep it a no drone zone, don’t spoil the game,” the video says. It ends on a tagline, “Leave Your Drone at Home,” and a hashtag, #nodronezone. The FAA has already updated its regulations…

The public narrative around drone safety has largely focused on the potential threat to aircraft. But there’s another risk that nobody is really talking about – the fact that drones are essentially flying computers and thus, are prone to code-based attacks just like any other computer. View original article at TechSpot

The manufacturer of the drone that crashed into the White House lawn Monday night will prevent pilots from flying its devices throughout most of Washington D.C., the company announced on Wednesday. DJI, the maker of what’s perhaps the most popular consumer unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) available, will push a “mandatory firmware update” to restrict flights in D.C View original article at Mashable

Farmer Derek Klingenberg loves to show off his herd of cows, whether he’s serenading them with trombone or showering them with delicious popcorn afterwards. This time, Klingenberg managed to gently herd his cows into a smiley face formation, and captured it on video via a drone flying overhead. Happy cows, indeed. TV news anchor says heartbreaking goodbye after ALS diagnosis Rainn Wilson hates foodies, loves octopus pastrami 11-foot phallic snow sculpture brutally bulldozed, despite protests ‘Beat Brady’ is the Super Bowl anthem for Patriots haters Read more. View…

The man, who was at an apartment near the White House when he lost control of the drone, went to bed before reporting the episode, according to law enforcement officials. Original article at nytimes.com

Chinese drone-maker DJI is to prevent its kit from flying over much of the US capital, following the crash of one of its aircraft into the White House lawn. View original article at BBC World News

Following revelations that a civilian-operated drone crashed on the White House lawn , the manufacturer of the drone, DJI, will take steps to prevent its drones from flying over Washington DC. That’s the first time that the Chinese company has blocked such a huge area.Read more.. View original article at Gizmodo