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.
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.
The San Jose Police Department has issued an apology for the secretive purchase of a drone earlier this year.
Amazon is asking the Federal Aviation Administration permission to use drones as part of its plan to deliver packages to customers in 30 minutes or less.
Twitter took the selfie to new heights with the premier of its drone-mounted camera “Dronie” at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity Sunday.
A San Francisco start-up is developing a drone delivery service that promises to drug store items hovering outside of addresses in the Mission District in under 15 minutes.
Drones may be flying through the skies with FAA approval for film and television purposes.
The recent revelation that a U.S. commercial jet nearly collided with a drone is adding urgency to the need for new FAA rules governing commercial drones. Meanwhile, universities are training their next generation of operators for journalistic practice.
Jim Williams of the Federal Aviation Administration’s unmanned aircraft systems office acknowledged the incident Thursday at a San Francisco drone conference, citing it as an example of the risks posed by integrating drones into U.S. airspace.
The National Park Service issued a statement Friday reminding visitors that federal regulations actually ban the use of unmanned aircraft within the park’s boundaries.