Drones

Missing San Francisco teacher Edward Cavanaugh.

Drone Used To Search For Missing San Francisco Teacher In El Dorado National Forest

The California National Guard is using a drone to search El Dorado National Forest for a missing San Francisco teacher, marking the first time the Guard has used a drone for a search-and-rescue mission.

07/29/2015

Amazon drones (CBS)

Amazon Proposes Prime Slice Of Air Space For Drone Delivery

Amazon is making a pitch for a prime slice of air space to facilitate high speed package delivery using drones.

07/28/2015

Drone in Flight

California Bill Would Let Firefighters Destroy Drones Interfering With Public Safety

Anyone caught flying a drone over a fire or emergency scene could have it destroyed under a proposed bill.

07/21/2015

Firefighters take a moment to observe flames. (Getty Images)

Fire Officials Urge Drone Pilots To Stay Away From California Wildfire Zones

Both California and federal fire agencies teamed up Friday to deliver a strong message to the public: don’t fly drones over wildfires.

07/10/2015

Amazon drones (CBS)

Amazon Says Drones Would Deliver Packages In 30 Minutes Or Less

Borrowing a pizza delivery motto, online retail giant Amazon told Congress Wednesday it is developing the technology to use drones to deliver packages in 30 minutes or less, a broad expansion of unmanned flight that is raising concerns about safety, security and privacy.

06/17/2015

Uplift Aeronautics tests a drone that could be used to deliver humanitarian aid. (CBS)

Stanford Student Works On Drones Delivering Humanitarian Aid To War Zones, Disaster Areas

In war zones, it’s often too dangerous to send supplies by ground or conventional aircraft. A Stanford student has come up with a solution that could be used to aid people who are hungry or in need of medical attention.

06/02/2015

A drone prototype equiped with a GoPro camera. (Jean Pierre Clatot/AFP/Getty Images)

GoPro Cameras Learning To Fly, Hoping To Capture Drone Hobby Market

Action camera maker GoPro is working on its own drones.

05/28/2015

A drone models clothing at Silicon Valley Fashion Week. (CBS)

Drones Don The Duds At Silicon Valley Fashion Week

Silicon Valley fashion week kicked off Tuesday with drones and humans showing off what passes for fashion in the tech industry.

05/13/2015

(Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

21st Century Crop Dusting: FAA Approves Large Drone Use On Farms

A drone large enough to carry tanks of fertilizers and pesticides has won rare approval from federal authorities to spray crops in the United States.

05/05/2015

Drone in Flight

Drone Swarm Plagues Golden Gate Bridge; Officials Asking For Restrictions

The agency that manages the Golden Gate Bridge is asking Sen. Dianne Feinstein for help in restricting the rising number of remote-controlled drones that have been buzzing the famous span.

04/26/2015

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