The company’s effort, approved by the Federal Aviation Administration, will be limited to parts of southwest Virginia. Original article at nytimes.com

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 announcement is a victory for tech companies that have heavily bet that drone deliveries will be a part of retail in the future. Original article at nytimes.com

Jeff Bezos announced on Twitter that his company had made its first automated shipment, a two-mile, 13-minute trip to a shopper in Cambridgeshire. Original article at nytimes.com