It’s no secret GoPro is developing a drone called “Karma” for release later this year. But what it looks like, nobody outside of GoPro really knows. Last month, GoPro posted a teaser video for the animated film The Secret Life of Pets and speculation ran wild that the company may have subtly and intentionally teased its upcoming drone. SEE ALSO: GoPro cameras give us a first-person view of daring circus act Right at the 0:25-second mark, you can see clear GoPro Hero 4 product placement. It’s attached to…

One of the biggest challenges for hackers who want to get into more secure and isolated networks is physical. If the network is well protected, you might need to be physically close to it to hack it—and standing around with a laptop outside of an office or a power plant might raise some suspicion. But what if the hacker could just fly a special drone, and make it quietly land near the target? That’s exactly the idea behind Danger Drone, a $500 custom built device that carries a…

[amazingdiyprojects] has been making lots of test flights in his crazy eight propeller gasoline powered danger bucket. We last covered the project when he had, unfortunately, wrecked the thing in a remote-controlled test flight.  He later discovered that the motor’s crankshaft bearings had, well, exploded. The resulting shrapnel destroyed the motor and crashed the drone. He described this failure mode as “concerning” View original article at Hack A Day

Lockheed Martin is hoping to revitalise the use of blimps to deliver heavy cargo and passengers to remote locations around the world – and it will even come with a drone of its own. View original article at Daily Mail Online

In episode two of How to Race Drones, Mashable Creative Producer Sam Sheffer continues to prepare for the Liberty Cup drone race.  This week, Sheffer gets his hands on a new micro drone to get the hang of flying before testing out his skills in a balloon obstacle course.  Episode 1: http://on.mash.to/2auRFQo Check back next Wednesday, when Sheffer will take on real-size drones View original article at Mashable