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Unmanned aerial vehicle or drone purchased by the Alameda County Sheriff's Office. (CBS)

Controversial Police Drone Inches Closer To Flight In San Jose

After several community meetings, a San Jose city commission has decided to endorse a controversial police drone. It’s an important step for police who hope to convince the public to buy-in.

04/09/2015

Golden Gate Bridge (credit: Randy Yagi)

4K Drone Video Shows Bird’s Eye View Of Golden Gate Bridge On Beautiful Day

Drones are pretty good at capturing those spectacular views that is usually reserved for the birds.

04/08/2015

Denise Huskins was reportedly kidnapped from the 500 block of Kirkland Avenue in Vallejo on March 23, 2015. (Vallejo Police Department)

Attorney For Vallejo Woman Says Email From Alleged Kidnappers Outlines Sophisticated Operation Involving Drones, Infrared Cameras

“They say they entered a number of homes on Mare Island with hidden cameras, and used drones and infrared heat sensors,” Rappaport said.

03/30/2015

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos (left) shows off Amazon PrimeAir drones to Charlie Rose of CBS News. The unmanned aircraft would be used for shipping items to customers. (CBS)

Larry Magid: Amazon Inches Closer To Making Delivery Drones A Reality

Amazon scored a victory this week in its battle with government regulators. The company will start testing delivery drones but don’t expect that package by air just yet.

03/20/2015

New York Police Department (NYPD) Sergeant Joseph Freer demonstrates how to use and operate a body camera. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

SJPD To Begin Wearing Body Cams Later This Year; Release Details On Drone Use

San Jose’s police department says it will begin field testing cameras on about a dozen officers in September with full implementation a year later. They also said they won’t roll out drone technology until 2017.

03/17/2015

Google DNA Doodle (Google)

16 Bizarre, Surprising, Or Creepy Google Projects From Bloodstream Robots, Military Dogs, Lunar Bases, And Even Deodorant

From lightbulbs to your bloodstream, genomes to Terminator-type robots, Google is involved in every aspect of your life–and even in extending life–and possibly preserving your digital self forever.

02/27/2015

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7 Of The Best Drone Tours Of San Francisco

Have you ever spotted a drone over San Francisco? If the number of videos posted on YouTube is any indication, there’s one up there just about every second of every day. The problem is, most of those videos aren’t worth the time it takes your finger to move over and click the play button.

02/26/2015

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Berkeley Bans Use Of Drones By Police, But Authorizes Fire Department For Disaster Response

The Berkeley City Council has voted to impose a one-year moratorium on the use of drones by the city’s Police Department but authorized the fire department to use them for disaster response purposes.

02/25/2015

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Berkeley Considering 2-Year Ban On Drones

The Berkeley City Council will consider a proposal by the city’s Peace and Justice Commission Tuesday night to impose a two-year moratorium on drones.

02/24/2015

A drone of the Delta drone company. (PHILIPPE DESMAZES/AFP/Getty Images)

Drone Rules Released, FAA Plan Would Allow Businesses, Media, Farmers To Fly UAVs

The FAA released long-awaited proposed rules for drone use Sunday.

02/15/2015

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