Military technologists Duke Robotics have developed drones that can shoot at enemies remotely.

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The drone pilot, who wanted to remain anonymous, made the daring flight while the aircraft carrier was docked at Invergordon, Scotland in July. He flew over the carrier before landing.

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Somewhere deep in Apple’s new spaceship campus, CEO Tim Cook and chief design officer Jony Ive are cursing out the world as fanatic developers continue unearthing clues about the unreleased iPhone 8 from a recent software leak.
The latest discovery: The iPhone 8 might have a resizable virtual home button that would replace the iPhone’s physical home button. At this rate, will there even be anything left for Apple to announce next month?
SEE ALSO: New high-res video shows ‘copper gold’ iPhone 8 from all angles
Once again, developer Steve Troughton-Smith has come up big by scouring through the Apple HomePod firmware that leaked earlier this month. Read more.

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Snap Inc. has a hardware division, but the only tech product you can buy is a pair of sunglasses. That could soon change.  
SEE ALSO: After Spectacles, Snapchat’s next big thing could be a foldable selfie drone
Snapchat’s parent company has bought Zero Zero Robotics, which currently sells a selfie-taking drone called Hover Camera at Apple retail stores and online, according to two sources familiar with the situation and multiple communications about the acquisition observed by Mashable. 
A separate source with direct knowledge of the matter confirmed the companies are in talks but denied that the deal has been finalized

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On June 22, 2017, industry leaders convened at the White House for an exclusive summit. The event, called “American Leadership in Emerging Technology,” was the pinnacle of the administration’s Technology Week—an effort spearheaded by Jared Kushner, under the banner of his new department, the White House Office of American Innovation. Among the Technology Week invitees were Apple’s Tim Cook, Amazon’s Jeff Bezos, Microsoft’s Satya Nadella, and other tech CEOs. While the week was billed as a public-private sector conclave, those who attended were heavily scrutinized for pandering to President Trump while simultaneously opposing his political ideologies. In light of this, Motherboard submitted a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request for Technology Week materials prepared by the Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP), which organized the event

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