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Court Strikes Down FAA’s Drone Registration Rule

Ostensibly enacted to improve safety, the requirement that recreational drone pilots register their craft with the FAA is nevertheless unlawful, a court ruled. ...

This Is What DARPA Thinks the Future of War Will Look...

You're looking at the official rendering of DARPA's 'Squad X', the agency's latest combat research initiative. So it's not a screenshot from Call...

America Is Going to Fight ISIS With Algorithms

We've not reached the stage of autonomous killing machines quite yet, but the Pentagon will soon employ machine learning algorithms to help intelligence...

Video Solves Mystery of How Narwhals Use Their Tusks

The unicorn of the sea just got a little less mysterious.Until now, how narwhals used their long tusks had been subject to much speculation...

Russia’s Resurgent Drone Industry Ready for Takeoff

Mothballed The domestic UAV-development program was badly hit by the catastrophic lack on funding during the 1990s. The prototypes designed in the Soviet Union...

Will Soldiers Soon Have Their Own Tiny Drones?

AeroVironment, which builds and sells military and commercial drones, has just announced the Snipe, a miniature drone meant to be launched from the palm...

Robo-Falcons Will Scare Off Actual Live Birds at the Edmonton Airport

The Edmonton International Airport will soon be using robotic falcons and eagles to chase away pesky flyers who don't have tickets. On Tuesday, the...

The Drone Industry: Thoughts From an Outsider

I've always loved technology and recently became one of the growing number of Americans to buy a drone. Like many drone operators, I marvel...

Marines Test the Weapons of the Future at ANTX 2017

A smaller version of the MUTT armed with an M2 Browning .50 caliber heavy machine gun propelled itself along on the beach on four...

Where’s A Bad Place To Crash Your Drone?

Right in the middle of a bike race!At about the 30-second mark of this video you can see a drone fall from the sky...