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Millennium Falcon inside the "Star Wars" exhibit in San Jose (credit: R. Del Rosario/CBS Local)

Drones Spot Millennium Falcon & X-Wing Fighter West of London

Tweets reveal the location of a possible “Star Wars Rebel Base” in Great Britain…

09/11/2014

Bud Light beer drone from YouTube video. (Eric Mack)

The Beer Drone Actually Exists And It Was Made In San Francisco

In the future, your skateboards may float, your phones may be charegeable by an arm tattoo, and your beers may be delivered via drone.

09/11/2014

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Civil Rights Groups Question Purchase Of Drone By San Jose Police

Civil rights groups are arguing there should have been more public debate before the drone was purchased.

09/04/2014

Apple Campus Under Construction (Credit youtube.com/jmcminn)

Drone Video Shows Massive Apple Headquarters Under Construction

The Apple facility will eventually look like a UFO, and the unidentified flying object buzzing above it this past week was able to capture an amazing piece of video that has now gone viral, showing “The Spaceship.”

09/01/2014

An image from a YouTube video of a Google [x] drone from the Project Wing. (Google/YouTube)

Google Lab Developing Fleet Of Drones To Bypass Traffic For Speedy Package Delivery

Google’s secretive research laboratory is trying to build a fleet of drones designed to bypass earthbound traffic so packages can be delivered to people more quickly.

08/28/2014

Police drone. (CBS)

Ban On Warrantless Drone Use By Law Enforcement Passes California State Senate

The California State Senate passed legislation Thursday night that would, in most cases, require law enforcement and other government agencies to get a warrant before gathering information with an unmanned aircraft.

08/27/2014

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Drone Captures Unique Angle Of Downtown Napa Building Damage

Dozens of downtown Napa buildings have been left uninhabitable by Sunday’s 6.0 earthquake, so how are inspectors supposed to get a true idea of the damage to buildings that aren’t even safe to set foot in? One man thinks camera-equipped quadcopters could be part of the answer.

08/25/2014

KCBS Instagram Feed After Napa Earthquake

Napa Earthquake First Major Bay Area Quake In Smart Phone, Social Media Technology Age

The strongest quake in 25 years plunges the Bay Area into a Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and Web-fueled frenzy of sharing, commenting, laughing and lamenting as an entire community was joined by wireless communication and the Internet.

08/25/2014

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NASA Backing Plan For Deep Space Mothership With Deployable Moon Rovers

The future of space exploration may involve soaring above moons in a mothership and deploying drone-like explorer to probe the surface.

08/07/2014

San Jose Police at the scene of a fatal stabbing. (CBS)

San Jose Police Apologizes For Secrecy Surrounding Purchase Of Drone

The San Jose Police Department has issued an apology for the secretive purchase of a drone earlier this year.

08/05/2014

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