Distracted driving, domestic drones, and a camera faster than the speed of light

Dec 14, 2011
A busy day for technology: The transportation board wants to ban cell phones and driving altogether; unmanned drones are possibly being used to spy on the U.S.; and a camera can now capture light particles.

Drone on

Nov 4, 2011
Until the spring of this year, drone attacks on targets in Pakistan were steadily climbing. On March 17 a CIA-ordered attack killed several...

Drone hack

Oct 10, 2011
Creech Air Force Base in Nevada is home to several pilots who command drone plane missions in Afghanistan and other warzones. Officials at the base...

Watch out for drone hackers flying in the sky

Sep 8, 2011
Yeah, hackers are kind of scary. And drone aircraft, sure that's scary too. But what if you combined them?!...

Robot hummingbirds!

Jun 20, 2011
Remember when you were a kid and watch The Wizard of Oz and you cowered in terror from those awful flying monkeys? But then you realized that evil...

The military wants to put a lot more robots in the air

Jun 1, 2011
The Pentagon released its Aircraft Procurement Plan 2012-2041 (2041! Will we all be using Jetpacks then? We probably won't even be using phones...

Drones to spray tracking goo on enemies

Apr 29, 2011
On Tuesday, the Air Force called for proposals to helm it make a very small drone that could sneak up on people, spray them with tracking "Dust" -...

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Predator drones in Libya

Apr 22, 2011
Defense Secretary Robert Gates announced Thursday that President Obama has approved the use of armed Predator drone aircraft for use in Libya. The...

The drones are about to read our minds

Apr 20, 2011
The Air Force has awarded a contract to Soar Technologies to develop drones " that not only think, but anticipate the moves of human pilots." The...

US sends drones to Japan

Mar 17, 2011
The U.S. Air Force sent the Global Hawk to Japan to collect images and help gauge the damage in Japan after the 9.0 magnitude earthquake struck l...