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  1. Drone-maker releases number of lives saved by drones

    Firerescue1.com - Lifestyle 03.30 / 12:16 firerescue1.com
    The report found that drones rescued at least 59 people from life-threatening…
  2. Watch This Mesmerizing Drone Footage of the Destroyed Crestwood Mall

    Riverfronttimes.com - Missouri (MO) 03.30 / 12:02 riverfronttimes.com
    After 56 years in business, Crestwood Mall closed its doors for good in July 2013, citing declining revenues and an abundance of vacant storefronts as reasons for its demise. In 2016 the projected eighteen-month process of demolishing the 1.1 million square-foot building was begun, leaving a gutted husk of urban decay where merchants formerly peddled their…
  3. You can earn £24,000 flying drones for Google if you have 'a tolerance to coffee and French people'

    A "creative video agency" is looking to hire someone to fly drones and create branded video content for companies like Google and Sony. The job offers £24,000 a year, and is based in Central London. The advert, which was posted to the Guardian Jobs website, encourages those with "itchy feet to operate their gear and drone on commissioned projects" to …
  4. Why IBM’s Dog-Training and Pet-Sitting Drone Is a Horrible Idea

    Dogster.com - Lifestyle 03.30 / 09:49 dogster.com
    Call me old-fashioned, but the idea that a drone could replace a human pet sitter or dog trainer is absurd. IBM thinks otherwise and recently filed a patent for a drone that would do exactly that, according to Fortune magazine. What kind of world are we living in that anyone would consider having a robot care … The post Why IBM’s Dog-Training and Pet-Sitting Drone Is a Horrible Idea appeared first on …
  5. You can earn £24,000 flying drones for Google if you have 'a tolerance to coffee and French people'

    A "creative video agency" is looking to hire someone to fly drones and create branded video content for companies like Google and Sony. The job offers £24,000 a year, and is based in Central London. The advert, which was posted to the Guardian Jobs website, encourages those with "itchy feet to operate their gear and drone on commissioned projects" to …
  6. Drone Bill Easily Clears Judiciary Committee

    Ctnewsjunkie.com - Politics 03.30 / 09:39 ctnewsjunkie.com
    HARTFORD, CT — Proponents who want to let police use drones to help in law enforcement are hoping the fourth time is the…
  7. Finnish cleantech startup Aeromon revolutionises emissions mapping through drone-mounted sensors

    News.cision.com - Media 03.30 / 08:31 news.cision.com
    Innovative Finnish cleantech startup Aeromon (http://aeromon.fi/) has developed a unique platform for rapidly mapping over 70 different industrial emissions. By deploying sensors in static, hand-held and drone-mounted configurations, Aeromon uses its cloud-based service to fluidly analyse emissions patterns in any industrial setting - including those that previously proved difficult to access. This enables Aeromon clients to save more time and resources than ever before when managing the …
  8. Domino's delivers pizza in Europe with wheeled drones

    Engadget - News 03.30 / 07:22 engadget.com
    Domino's has unleashed another set of pizza delivery drones, this time in Germany and the Netherlands. Last year, it worked with Flirtey to drop pizza to customers in New Zealand using unmanned aerial vehicles. For this pilot program, however, it…
  9. Kim Jong-un 'armed with HUGE drone army ready to launch CHEMICAL attack' think tank claims

    Express-World 03.30 / 03:53 express.co.uk
    TYRANT Kim Jong-un has reportedly up to 1,000 drones ready to unleash on his rivals, a South Korean think tank has…
  10. Riyadh Looks East: China to Build First Drone Plant in Region

    Combataircraft.com - Military 03.30 / 02:53 combataircraft.com
    The Saudis’ recent business tour through East and Southeast Asia, intended to increase the kingdom’s revenues, landed a new project for the oil-rich nation: China will set up a drone manufacturing plant in Saudi Ara…
  11. A drone violates privacy hovering over homes

    Turnto23.com - California 03.30 / 01:01 turnto23.com
    In this quiet neighborhood on Verano and Rockwell drive, residents say they have been woken up to a sound of a drone hovering over their houses and their property which they say needs to come down immediately for their safety.  …
  12. Watch This Drone Footage That Shows How Big VW’s Diesel Scandal Is

    Autoguide.com - Auto 03.30 / 01:00 autoguide.com
    One person managed to capture video using a drone showing how many cars Volkswagen has bought back. The post Watch This Drone Footage That Shows How Big VW’s Diesel Scandal Is appeared first on AutoGuide.com…
  13. Turd vs. tech: Inside the bizarre quest to build a poop scooping drone

    Newslookup.com - Technology 03.30 / 00:12 newslookup.com
    People in tech like to dream big. 30-year-old Gerben Lievers wants to use drones and ground-based robots to clean up dog poop. And it's not (quite) as ridiculous as it might first sound. The post Turd vs. tech: Inside the bizarre quest to build a poop…
  14. Penn professor and drone expert wins prestigious international studies award

    Thedp.com - Technology 03.30 / 00:04 thedp.com
    Horowitz has contributed to scholarly journals as well as media outlets like The New York Times and…
  15. Local rancher looks at using drones in the future

    Farmtalknewspaper.com - Kansas (KS) 03.29 / 23:04 farmtalknewspaper.com
    KUNA — Imagine being able to view 100 or 1,000 acres of field in one glance. Or have the ability to see damaged crops, dry spots or maybe missing cattle within a few minutes. That’s what drones can do for…
  16. New technology gives way to entrepreneurship, artistic expressions; As drone capabilities advance, so do laws

    Rdrnews.com - Roswell 03.29 / 22:43 rdrnews.com
    Above: A licensed drone flying over Roswell by AirPlay Media and Adventure Services, LLC. (Submitted Photo) Below: The darker shade on the map represents the area around the Roswell International Airport, which belongs to its controlled airspace, class D. Any commercial unmanned aerial vehicles — known as drones — need special permits to fly in [&h…
  17. Baltimore drone racing league is taking flight

    Abc2news.com - Maryland 03.29 / 22:37 www.abc2news.com
    It takes fast reflexes and a need for speed.  The very first drone racing league is coming to Baltimore.  The sport is taking off around the globe, and you can check out some of the high-flying action this w…
  18. Drone Delivery Canada Gets SFOC from Transport Canada

    Netnewsledger.com - Ontario 03.29 / 22:16 www.netnewsledger.com
    Toronto, ON – TECH – Drone Delivery Canada reports that it has been granted an additional Special Flight Operations Certificate (SFOC) from Transport Canada.   The certificate will allow DDC to expand its current drone delivery testing program within Southern Ontario and accelerate its commercial testing in the Canadian skies. “We are very pleased with the level of support […] The Article Drone Delivery Canada Gets SFOC from Transport Canada by NetNewsLedger first appear…
  19. Robotics and Drones Take Center Stage During RoboBusiness Europe and TUS Expo, 19-21 April 2017

    Eijournal.com - Technology 03.29 / 22:12 eijournal.com
    Delft, the Netherlands, 29 March 2017: World renowned keynotes speakers, entrepreneurs and distinguished VIP guests will be present at the Grand Opening of the third edition of The Unmanned Systems (TUS) Expo and RoboBusiness Europe on 19 April 2017 at World Forum The Hague, the Netherlands. During the First International Robotics Week, these two popular business …
  20. US Drone Strike kills Militant Behind Attack On GHQ, SL Cricket Team

    Timesofpakistan.pk - World 03.29 / 22:09 timesofpakistan.pk
    A hardline militant involved in several of country’s most important terrorist incidents was killed in a US drone attack in Barmal District of Paktika Province in Afghanistan, Samaa reported on Monday. According to reports, United States carried out a drone strike in Barmal area of Afghanistan – killing a militant named Qari Yaseen and three [&#…