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New York, Texas among test sites for commercial drones

Dec 12, 2013
Dayton, Ohio competed with two dozen areas around the country to become a federal testing range for commercial drones.
Posted In: drones, Amazon, Ohio, commercial drones

Is Amazon's delivery drone all hype?

Dec 2, 2013
On "60 Minutes" last night, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos unveiled a drone he said may be making deliveries in the coming years. But is it really possible?
Posted In: Amazon.com, drones

Amazon drones and the future of retail

Dec 2, 2013
Amazon unveils a project to use unmanned "drone" aircraft to fly products to customers.
Posted In: Amazon, drones, shipping, holiday shopping

Shoot down that drone! Colorado town to issue permits

Sep 5, 2013
The Denver Post says a thousand people have applied for the permit.
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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.
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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

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