Drones

The Anura pocket-sized drone. (AeriCam)

San Francisco Drone Maker Unveils Smartphone-Controlled Drone That Folds Up Into Pocket Size

A San Francisco-based drone maker is set to unveil a device it calls a drone for the masses that can shoot video and fold up into the size and shape of a cellphone.

10/13/2014

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Menlo Park Fire District Considers Using Firefighting Drone

The Menlo Park Fire Protection District is considering purchasing a $2,000 quadcopter drone to help fight fires.

10/07/2014

A photo taken on September 9, 2014 shows a drone flying over vineyards of the Pape Clement castle, belonging to Bordeaux winemaker Bernard Magrez in the soutwestern French town of Pessac. Magrez is the first winemaker to have bought last February a drone equipped with a infrared camera to determine the optimal maturity of the domain's grapes and thus harvest them at different times. AFP PHOTO JEAN PIERRE MULLER. (Photo credit should read JEAN PIERRE MULLER/AFP/Getty Images)

Government To Allow Drones For TV, Movie Production; Other Industries May Follow Suit

The government plans to announce Thursday that it is granting permits to seven movie and television production companies to use drones for filming, an important step toward greater use of the technology by commercial operators, said attorneys and a company official familiar with the decision.

09/25/2014

An F-15E Strike Eagle fighter jet. (Photo by Lee A. Osberry Jr./U.S. Air Force via Getty Images)

U.S., Partner Nations Launch Airstrikes Against ISIS Targets In Syria

The U.S. and five Arab countries launched airstrikes Monday night on Islamic State group targets in Syria, expanding a military campaign into a country whose three-year civil war has given the brutal militant group a safe haven.

09/22/2014

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College Students Help Build 3-D Printed, Military-Grade Drone Using Off-The-Shelf Components

A group of engineering professors and college students have come up with a 3D-printed drone for the U.S. Department of Defense.

09/17/2014

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

A DJI Innovations DJI Phantom 2 Vision aerial system drone with controller (R) is shown during "CES: Unveiled," the media preview for International CES, at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center January 5, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

More People Buying Drones Means More People Losing Their Drones When They Malfunction

As the proliferation of drones increases, so do the instances of people losing their drones as the gadgets fly away from their owners, according to published reports.

09/09/2014

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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

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