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First ever drone-delivered kidney is no worse for wear  TechCrunch · 12 hours
Drone delivery really only seems practical for two things: take-out and organ transplants. Both are relatively light and also extremely time sensitive. Well, experiments in flying a kidney around Baltimore... more
Google Parent's Drone Delivery Project Set to 'Take Off' in Australia  Gadgets 360 · 5 days
Wing, a subsidiary of Google's parent company Alphabet, on Thursday announced that its commercial drone home-delivery service would launch in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) next... more
Self-flying camera drone Hover 2 hits Kickstarter  TechCrunch · 6 days
Two years after launching the original Hover, Zero Zero Robotics has returned for the sequel. In spite of landing a $25 million Series A back in 2016, the startup is going to the crowdfunding... more
DJI's Mavic Air Black Friday pricing goes live early on Amazon and Best Buy  Windows Central · 7 days
Don't let this $100 discount fly out of your hands. Though DJI's Black Friday promotion isn't set to officially start... more
What do tampons and WWI have in common?  BBC · 1 week
Tampons, drones and more surprising innovations from World War One that changed the world. more
These noise-canceling over-the-ear wireless headphones are a steal at $36 - CNET  CNET · 2 weeks
It's the return of the amazing Srhythm NC25, this time with an even lower price! Plus: two drone deals you CANNOT miss. more
Security flaw in DJI’s website and apps exposed accounts to hackers and drone live feeds  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
It took about six months for popular consumer drone maker DJI to fix a security vulnerability across its... more
DJI fixes vulnerability that let potential hackers spy on drones - CNET  CNET · 2 weeks
A security flaw let attackers peek at the real-time camera on users' drones, researchers said. more
The thermal rescue drone that finds woodland wanderers  BBC · 2 weeks
Researchers in Latvia are developing drones that can find people who are lost in the forest. more
China unveils stealth combat drone in development  CBC · 2 weeks
A Chinese state-owned company says it is developing a stealth combat drone in the latest sign of the country's growing aerospace prowess. more
Alibaba rival JD.com plays the long-game on technology investment  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
China’s JD.com  has made it clear recently that it’s venturing into artificial intelligence and automation. Every few months over the past year, the online retailer – China’s second-largest by transactions... more
China unveils stealth combat drone in development  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
A Chinese state-owned company says it is developing a stealth combat drone in the latest sign of the country's growing aerospace prowess more
This Aukey wireless sound bar can transform into tower speakers for $84.69 - CNET  CNET · 2 weeks
Normally $110, this new model is perfect if you don't like the look of a traditional sound bar. Plus: a... more
Drones, satellite tagging will help monitor harbour seals in Saint John  CBC · 2 weeks
The Atlantic Coastal Action Program (ACAP) Saint John has launched a harbour seal monitoring... more
Subterranean drone mapping startup Emesent raises $2.5M to autonomously delve the deep  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
Seemingly every industry is finding ways to use drones in some way or another, but deep underground it's a different story. In the confines... more
Drone Racing World Championships: Race to be crowned top pilot  BBC · 2 weeks
A 15-year-old Australian is crowned overall winner at the drone racing world cup in Shenzhen, China. more
World drone racing championship won by Australian teenager  BBC · 2 weeks
Rudi Browning, 15, and his drone beat more than 120 other racers at the world finals in Shenzhen. more
Fleets of drones could aid searches for lost hikers  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Researchers describe an autonomous system for a fleet of drones to collaboratively search under dense forest canopies. The drones use only onboard computation and wireless communication -- no GPS required. more
Thomas Reardon and CTRL-Labs are building an API for the brain  TechCrunch · 3 weeks
Alice Lloyd George Contributor Alice Lloyd George is an investor at RRE Ventures and the host of Flux, a series of podcast conversations with leaders in... more
Some law enforcement drones are dropping out of the sky  TechCrunch · 3 weeks
The U.K.’s Civil Aviation Authority is cautioning police departments and other emergency services to suspend operations of a specific drone model after some of the devices lost power... more
Police ground drones after reports they fall out of the sky  BBC · 3 weeks
Some incidents in which DJI drones "suffered a complete loss of power" have concerned UK authorities. more
Warning over DJI drones falling out of the sky  BBC · 3 weeks
Some incidents in which DJI drones "suffered a complete loss of power" have concerned a UK authority. more
Airobotics raises another $30 million for its automated drone technologies  TechCrunch · 3 weeks
Airobotics, the developer of automated drones that can fly without a pilot, has raised $30 million in a new round of financing. The new funding will be used to... more
Failed drone startup Airware auctions assets, Delair buys teammates  TechCrunch · 3 weeks
Airware desperately sought cash for 18 months before running out of money and shutting down last month, leaving about 120 employees without jobs after the startup had burned $118 million... more
DJI’s new drone features swappable search and rescue accessories  THE VERGE · 3 weeks
DJI is taking one of its newest drones and turning it into something small businesses and government agencies... more
DJI releases a modified Mavic 2 drone aimed at enterprise  TechCrunch · 3 weeks
DJI announced today at an event in Texas a modified version of its well-received Mavic 2 aimed squarely at business ranging from government to education. The base of... more
N.W.T. man becomes first convicted under Criminal Code for unsafe drone use  CBC · 4 weeks
A Northwest Territories judge has accepted a plea bargain for a man who repeatedly lied to police and flew a drone in airspace used... more
Drone flyer's 'disregard for court orders couldn't be more blatant,' says judge  CBC · 4 weeks
It marks the first time somebody has been convicted of the Criminal Code charge of dangerous operation of an aircraft as a result of... more
Micro drones pull heavy objects and other tech news  BBC · 4 weeks
BBC Click's Omar Mehtab looks at some of the best technology news stories of the week. more
Inspired by spiders and wasps, these tiny drones pull 40x their own weight  TechCrunch · 4 weeks
If we want drones to do our dirty work for us, they're going to need to get pretty good at hauling stuff... more
The biggest threat to drone innovation is a group you’ve never heard of   TechCrunch · 4 weeks
A little-known but highly influential group of attorneys from across the country will soon meet in Detroit and could change our skies forever. They claim their... more
Parrot releases useful new photo modes for its Anafi drone  THE VERGE · 4 weeks
Parrot debuted its folding Anafi drone this past summer, and now it’s releasing a software update... more
Quoth the Robo-Raven, “Recharge me!”  TechCrunch · 4 weeks
Researchers at the University of Maryland A. James Clark School of Engineering have been working on the so-called Robo Raven for years. The ongoing project resulted in the first flying drone with independent wing movement, a feature that... more
WATCH: Instagram is now the most popular social media platform among teens  ABC NEWS · 4 weeks
Plus, Uber may deliver food by drone sooner than you think, and it's national iPod day. more
Skydio's R1 Self-Flying 4K Camera Smart Drone has finally arrived at Amazon  Windows Central · 4 weeks
No piloting skills? No problem. We're big fans of drones which new pilots can learn to fly easily, but Skydio's R1 smart drone takes... more
Virgin jet in 'closest ever' drone near-miss  Sky News · 4 weeks
Ten feet was all that separated a Virgin Atlantic jet from colliding with a high-flying drone in what is thought to have been the closest ever near-miss between one of the gadgets and a... more
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