The Wall Street Journal has just confirmed that Google will be purchasing Titan Aerospace, the same high-altitude drone startup that Facebook had been in talks with earlier this year . Read more…

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The US defence department is working on how to use old drones to provide wi-fi in remote locations, such as on the battlefield.

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Iran’s previous attempts at creating an indigenous UAV fleet have been rather, well, comical . However, with recent sightings of a this medium-altitude, long-endurance flyer in the skies over Damascus, Iran’s drone program may have finally reached the big time.Read more..

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The Federal Aviation Administration has filed an appeal in the case against “commercial drone” pilot Raphael Pirker, accused of reckless operation of what’s basically an R/C aircraft near the University of Virginia campus in 2011. Um, does this look reckless to you?Read more…

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Robots may be taking our jobs throughout agriculture and industry, but the the duty of defacing architecture is likely to remain in the hands of humans for the immediate future if this semi-autonomous spray-paint drone is any evidence. Read more…

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