Dec 2, 2013 — The online giant says it someday may fly small packages right to customers' homes. That's got many worrying about the potential dangers. So, does this sound like a good or a bad idea?
Dec 2, 2013 — CEO Jeff Bezos told 60 Minutes that the giant online retailer is looking at reducing its delivery times to 30 minutes or less in a few years. But the drones would have to overcome safety concerns and public perception.
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Nov 21, 2013 — Seven EU countries said they would form a club to produce military drones. The European project would join drones made by the U.S., Israel and more recently China.
Oct 26, 2013 — The hobby has grown rapidly over the last few years, as technology has gotten cheaper and the open source software has been smoothed out by many users. With such rapid growth comes the growing pains that any hobby tends to run into—when and how to address safety guidelines.
Sep 26, 2013 — The meta-analysis suggests that such attacks that kill militant leaders in Pakistan have little or no effect on the level of insurgent violence in neighboring Afghanistan.
Sep 24, 2013 — Boeing retrofitted the Lockheed-built warplane for use as a drone controlled by two ground-based test pilots.
Aug 30, 2013 — Drones are for spying, right? Right. But if Jasper van Loenen's idea works, drones will also become private moving vans. Crows won't like this. Trees won't like this. I'm not sure I like this. But you've got to see Jasper's instant-drone deliver a bicycle wheel across campus ...
Aug 28, 2013 — A New York design team has just produced an invisibility cloak for your cellphone. Pop it in and no government, no merchants, no friends, no one knows where your phone is. Another design team in Canada says it could do stuff like this — but it won't. Who's right?
Jul 10, 2013 — The X-47B is an experimental flying wing with a UFO-like profile. Now it's also the first unmanned aerial vehicle to land on an aircraft carrier.