Drone World

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