College Station, Texas, Residents to Receive Amazon Drone Deliveries

College Station, Texas, is the second market slated to receive Amazon drone deliveries as the company looks to expand its program.

Korean Air Using Drone Swarms to Inspect Aircraft

In an industry first, Korean Air is using drone swarms to inspect aircraft.

UK Turning to Lasers for Drone Defense

The UK is betting on lasers for drone defense, investing $100 million in the technology.

NASA Using Japanese Startup to Map Wind Patterns for Drones

NASA is working with Japanese startup MetroWeather Co. to map out wind patterns in an effort to improve drone and air taxi safety.

UAE Using Drones to Spark Rainfall

The United Arab Emirates is using drones in a unique way: to help generate rainfall.

Walmart Gearing Up for Nationwide Drone Delivery

Walmart is gearing up for nationwide drone delivery, following a successful pilot program that showcased the possibilities.

Rise of Skynet: AI Drones Attack Humans Without Authorization

AI-driven drones appear to have attacked humans without authorization, according to a new report by the U.N.

Kroger and Drone Express Testing Autonomous Drone Grocery Deliveries

Kroger is working with Drone Express, a division of TELEGRID Technologies, to test autonomous drones for grocery deliveries.

Walmart Partners With Zipline For Drone Delivery

Walmart has partnered with Zipline to deliver health-related products directly to customers. The new service will make on-demand deliveries of select health and wellness products with the potential to expand to general merchandise.

Get Ready For Amazon Prime Drone Deliveries

Amazon’s plans to use autonomous drones for package delivery took a big step forward with FAA approval to begin testing.

China Using Big Data and AI to Fight Coronavirus

In an effort to get ahead of the corona virus, China is turning to big data and artificial intelligence to help identify those infected. According to the International Business Times (IBT), “several Chinese tech firms have developed apps to help…

GoPro Karma Drones Grounded Until GPS Fix Is Available

GoPro’s foray into the world of drones was fraught with one misstep after another. Fast forward two years after the company announced it was discontinuing the Karma—its one and only drone—and the Karma is coming back to bite GoPro again.…

Verizon Looking At 5G Drones For Growth

According to a post on the company’s website, “Verizon is seeking to be the first carrier to connect one million drone flights to the 5G network.” Verizon has had its sights set on the market for some time, acquiring drone…

FAA Proposes Rule to Identify and Track Most Drones

Dominos Pizza, Amazon and Workhorse are just a few of the companies looking to use drones for deliveries. A new Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) rule is about to pave the way for much wider adoption of drone technology. According to…

Google Says Drone Technology Isn’t Ready, Goes For Parachute Deliveries Instead (For April Fools’ Obviously)

Google loads the web with April Fools’ pranks each year, and the company is getting even more attention than usual for one particular prank this year. Read about the ill-fated Gmail Mic Drop feature, which Google pulled relatively early in…

Now Twitter Is (Possibly) Getting Into Drones

Amazon, Google, and Facebook have all been associated with drone-based projects in recent years. Amazon and Google (or is it Alphabet) have delivery drone programs in place, and Facebook is utilizing drones to improve Internet access. Now, Twitter has applied…

Google Wants Its Delivery Drones Up and Running by 2017

Google’s been testing delivery drones for some time, officially unveiling its Project Wing in August of 2014. Like Amazon, WalMart, and more, Google is looking to build a fleet of drones capable of delivering goods – both in the US…

Google, Amazon Join Not-As-Cool-As-It-Sounds Drone Task Force

The Federal Aviation Administration is getting proactive on drones, as the popularity of the unmanned aircraft systems (both personal and commercial) is only going to increase. The FAA and the Department of Transportation have announced a UAS Task Force and…

Kentucky Man Had Right to Shoot Down Drone, Judge Rules

Back in July, a Hillview, Kentucky man shot down a drone that was flying over his property. He was arrested and charged with criminal mischief and wanton endangerment for destroying the $1,800 unmanned aerial vehicle. Now, a judge has cleared…

Walmart Wants to Use Delivery Drones Too

Walmart is getting in the drone delivery game. According to a report from Reuters, the company applied for a drone exemption asking US regulators to give them to go-ahead to test drones for home delivery, among other tasks. From Reuters:…