An illegal drone delivery service that flew contraband into British prisons was recently busted by police. A court case this week led to eight of the gang’s members heading to the very place that they frequented with their drone. The post A gang’s illegal drone delivery service just landed them in jail appeared first on Digital Trends. View original article at Digital Trends

Following a seven-month pause in mandatory registration, a change in the law this week means that U.S.-based drone owners must now register their flying machine if they haven’t already done so. The post The drone database is back, and most owners must register their details appeared first on Digital Trends. View original article at Digital Trends

New Jersey lawmakers are going after drone owners who fly their machine while drunk. A bill to punish the behavior may become law next month, a little late for festive drinkers unwrapping their brand new quadcopter this Christmas. The post Drunk droning: New Jersey aims to get tough on sloshed drone pilots appeared first on Digital Trends. View original article at Digital Trends

Researchers at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory recently conducted the ultimate test of artificial versus human intelligence: drone racing. JPL capped off two years of drone autonomy research (funded by Google) with an October […] The post JPL Pits Human Against AI in Drone Race, But Who Wins? appeared first on Geek.com. View original article at Geek

An Australian company has created a drone that alerts swimmers and beach-goers of the proximity of a shark. Although shark attacks are a rare occurrence (you’re more likely to be … Read more The post How an Aussie company is using drones to protect surfers from shark attacks appeared first on Techly View original article at Techly