On social media, people had some concerns about the Ring Always Home Cam. To put it mildly. Original article at nytimes.com
The agency said it had issued a certificate clearing the way for the company to use drones to fly packages to its customers’ doorsteps. Original article at nytimes.com
The Interior Department grounded its fleet over national security concerns. But other agencies are more worried about the impact of an all-out ban. Original article at nytimes.com
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A tank that drives itself. A drone that picks its own targets. A machine gun with facial-recognition software. Sound like science fiction? Weapons powered by artificial intelligence are already here. Original...
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The world’s largest drone maker is the latest Chinese technology company scrambling to retain their ability to sell to the United States. Original article at nytimes.com
A team at the University of Maryland is developing drone technology to deliver organs faster and give doctors timely updates on their transit. Original article at nytimes.com
The company’s effort, approved by the Federal Aviation Administration, will be limited to parts of southwest Virginia. Original article at nytimes.com
Artificial intelligence has bested top players in chess, Go and even StarCraft. But can it fly a drone faster than a pro racer? More than $1 million is on the line...
A host of regulatory issues have slowed the progress of drone-delivery companies but they are making some progress and lots of tests are underway. Original article at nytimes.com
A former military airfield in Belgium will be used to test technology and help regulators set rules for delivery by unmanned flying devices. Original article at nytimes.com