Drone Attack on Saudi Oil Facilities Could Send Bay Area Gas Prices HigherDrone attacks claimed by Houthi rebels in Yemen have set huge fires at two facilities run by Saudi Aramco, Saudi Arabia's state-owned oil company at a vulnerable choke point for global energy supplies.
Mountain View Residents Concerned About Citywide Drone UseMountain View residents will soon get to weigh in on whether they think the city's fire, police and public works departments should use drones for city business.
Man Faces Federal Charges For Flying Drone Over 49ers, Raiders GamesA Sacramento County man has been charged with violating national defense airspace by flying a drone that dropped anti-media leaflets over 49ers and Raiders games in 2017.
Drone Detection System Launched In San Mateo County To Protect Critical FacilitiesSan Mateo County has launched a drone detection system to protect critical facilities like jails and courts after a successful test earlier at this year at the county’s Youth Services Center.
San Francisco At The Forefront Of Detecting Dangerous DronesA San Francisco company and SFO are at the forefront of new airport security solutions dealing with dangerous drones.
Technology From San Francisco Drone Company Helps In Camp Fire RecoveryA San Francisco drone company is working with Butte County to map the burned areas of the Camp Fire using to assess damage and get wildfire victims back on their feet more quickly.
IBM Wants To Make Coffee-Delivering Drones That Monitor You At WorkIBM has filed an application with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for their idea of a camera-equipped drone that hovers over you, watching your pupil dilation and facial expressions to judge if you need more coffee.
Intel Drones Light Up Sky Over Santa Clara
Google Employees Demand Company Stop Work On U.S. Military ProjectOver 3,000 employees at Google have signed an open letter to the company's leadership urging them to drop out of the Pentagon's project to equip drones with artificial intelligence.
Putin Shows Off New Russian Doomsday Weapons in State-of-the-Nation SpeechVladimir Putin unveiled a stunning catalog of doomsday machines in his annual state-of-the-nation speech, saying that Russia had to build them to counter the potential threat posed by the U.S. missile defense system.
Richmond Readies Drones, License Plate Readers To Quell Sideshow ActivityRichmond police say they plan to deploy their license plate reader cameras and drones to monitor any sideshow activity such as what happened this past weekend.