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 memo from the Immigration and Customs Enforcement bureau says the firm’s commercial products may be sending sensitive information about U.S. infrastructure back to China, raising security concerns. Original article at nytimes.com

DJI’s Spark Original article at nytimes.com

The company, DJI, said that it was still working out how to deal with the data the authorities request and that it could include data from flights in Hong Kong. Original article at nytimes.com

There are many steps before you can get airborne, including finding a safe area and learning the federal and local regulations. Original article at nytimes.com

As the Federal Aviation Administration begins to assert its authority to regulate drones, local lawmakers contend the agency’s efforts do not go far enough in protecting privacy and public safety. Original article at nytimes.com

DJI, a maker of small-scale drones, is adding so-called geofencing technology that would prevent the aerial devices from going into certain areas, like the skies over a forest fire. Original article at nytimes.com

The dream of consumer drones may be one step closer to reality, as Facebook announces that its unmanned aerial vehicle is ready for in-flight tests. Original article at nytimes.com

The Chinese drone maker and the venture capital firm have formed an investment fund to support more drone and advanced robotics start-ups. Original article at nytimes.com

DJI, which has emerged as one of the leaders in the civilian market for drones, has raised $75 million from Accel in one of the largest investments ever by the venture capital firm. Original article at nytimes.com