Drone World

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

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

The company had envisioned a fleet of solar-powered aircraft that would help bring more people online in remote parts of the world. Original article at nytimes.com

Thousands of employees have signed a letter protesting Google’s role in a program that could be used to improve drone strike targeting. Original article at nytimes.com