Drones

File photo of the forme NAS Moffett Field and some of the areas contained in the Mountain View Superfund cleanup site. (NASA Ames)

Google Takes Control Of Moffett Field Ushering In New Era Of Technology

Google officially took over the Moffett Federal Airfield in Mountain View on Wednesday from NASA so the tech giant can use the site’s three air hangars to develop its robots, drones and other new technologies.

04/01/2015

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

A rendering of a Facebook drone. (Harvest Zhang/Facebook)

Facebook’s Laser Drones Could Bring Internet To 5 Billion People

Facebook showed off plans to provide internet to billions of people around the world using a solar-powered laser drone.

03/26/2015

(Ben Stansall/AFP/Getty Images)

Calls For Police Drones Renewed Following Shooting Of SJPD Officer

San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo said that all the new technology available could really help police, especially in situations like what unfolded Tuesday night.

03/26/2015

(Nicolas Tucat/AFP/Getty Images)

FAA May Target Drone Pilots Who Upload Videos To YouTube

If you fly a drone and post the aerial footage on YouTube, you could get a warning from the Federal Aviation Administration.

03/12/2015

(Titan Aerospace)

Google’s Internet-Beaming Drones Set To Take Flight This Year

Titan, the drone company Google acquired last year, plans to conduct its maiden voyage this year of aircraft that could provide internet to people on the ground.

03/02/2015

Seagull, sea gull

Falcons And Drones Deployed To Monitor Rooftop Nests In Order To Protect Seagulls

A California seaside community plans to deploy drones to record video of rooftop nests that need to be removed to protect seagulls.

01/21/2015

Police arrest a man suspected of stealing a drone and helicopter from a Radio Shack in San Francisco on January 15, 2015. (CBS)

2 San Francisco Tech Execs Help Nab Suspected Drone Thief

Two San Francisco tech executives, a CEO and a COO of different companies, helped nab a suspected drone thief.

01/15/2015

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)

$3,000 Drone Stolen From San Francisco Rec & Parks Dept.; Program Put On Hold

A quadcopter owned by the City of San Francisco’s Recreation and Parks Department was stolen last Tuesday morning. The drone, or unmanned aerial vehicle, was also equipped with a camera.

01/15/2015

Coit Tower

San Francisco Coit Tower Closure For Commercial Filming With Drone Angers Residents

For the second day visitors to Coit Tower and Pioneer Park in San Francisco will be turned away as a private company films a corporate commercial using a drone.

01/13/2015

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