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What's the point of a drone debate if the FBI already uses them?

Jun 20, 2013
FBI Director Robert Mueller says the FBI uses drones domestically, though rarely. He is calling for more discussion on drone use, while the FBI proceeds.
Posted In: drones, FBI, surveillance

German railway plans to combat graffiti with drones

May 30, 2013
While the debate continues over domestic use of unmanned aerial vehicles in the U.S., Germany is considering using drones to stop graffiti artists in their tracks.
Posted In: drones, graffiti, Germany

Some firms targeting U.S. choose Mexico over China

May 27, 2013
Some companies who sell to the U.S. now prefer Mexico to China as a manufacturing base. Rising Chinese labor costs are part of the reason. Mexico's proximity to the U.S. is another.
Posted In: Mexico, Tijuana, manufacturing, drones

Despite controversy over drones abroad, some see potential positive uses at home

May 24, 2013
The President has confirmed that drone strikes have killed Americans abroad. But he strongly defends the U.S. drone program, saying its use has been important to the war against terrorism.
Posted In: drones, Obama

A degree in drones (or, unmanned aircraft systems)

May 23, 2013
The FAA hasn't green-lighted much civilian use of drones yet but when they do, one university is ready with graduates to pilot them.
Posted In: drones

A glimpse into the potential of the drone industry

May 23, 2013
Drones are a hot topic these days and the industry is heating up to potentially become big. What's the payoff and what other industries might suffer for it?
Posted In: drones, defense

Marketplace Tech's Drone Roundup

May 14, 2013
Let's check in on all things unmanned drone.
Posted In: drones, China

Measuring the unintended consequences of drones

May 1, 2013
What are the unintended consequences of pilotless drone aircraft used to kill suspected terrorists overseas?
Posted In: drones, Barack Obama

Federal government takes on domestic drone legislation

Mar 22, 2013
This week, the Senate Judiciary Committee has been looking into the use of drones in America and how they might affect privacy. The federal government is working on new rules that could expand permits for drones in the coming years.
Posted In: drones, Law, Tech

Forget GPS jamming, drone 'spoofing' is all the rage

Mar 11, 2013
For those who want to stop others from tracking their movement, GPS signals can be jammed -- albeit illegally. And now, GPS signals can also be 'spoofed.'
Posted In: gps, drones, Homeland Security

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