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Ehang 184 is an unusual flying car that aims to be the safest one yet (VIDEO).

The video above tells a story about technology in an unusually human way. It recounts the origins of the Ehang 184, touted as the first autonomous …

Raytheon's New Cybersecurity Company Name To Be Announced

In one of the biggest cybersecurity deals of the year, Raytheon Company and Vista Equity Partners completed a joint venture transaction this past May which created a new company that combined Websense, a Vista Equity portfolio company, and Raytheon Cyber Products, a product line of Raytheon’s …

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The Daily Startup: Drone-Tech Investment Breaks Records in 2015

In this morning’s Web roundup, drone investment hits record. Spotify is sued by a musician over royalty payments. And Sidecar is shutting down its ride-hailing and delivery services.

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A complete list of drones that need to be registered with the FAA

Just in time for the holidays, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) earlier this week donned their Grinch costume and announced that individuals …

Drones perform ‘Swan Lake’ with naked ballet dancers

Drones are quickly becoming a tool for commerce, but one Japanese company’s naked ambition to improve its ‘bottom’ line reveals an artistic side to …

No Longer Just A Toy: Regulators Say Drone Operators Are Pilots

Is a drone a toy or a (tiny) airplane?<p>To the Department of Transportation, the question is far from complicated.<p>"Unmanned aircraft operators are aviators and with that title comes a great deal of responsibility," Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said on Monday while unveiling new drone …

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Will FAA Rules Be Enough To Keep Drones From NYC Airports?

<b>NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) —</b> New York’s airports lead the nation in drone encounters with more than 200 reported in the last couple of years.<p>As WCBS 880’s …

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Drone-pilot near-misses surge; most involved commercial jets, study finds

WASHINGTON -- There has yet to be a confirmed U.S. collision between a drone and a manned aircraft, but there's a growing number of close calls as …

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3 challenges keeping Amazon’s delivery drones from taking flight

The promise of Amazon's Prime Air drone delivery service as depicted in a video released on Sunday is incredibly exciting. Taken at face value, this …

FAA recommends registering drone pilots instead of individual drones

A U.S. Federal Aviation Administration task force has issued a set of recommendations for registering unmanned drones, looking to manage the …

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IBM Researchers Built a Drone That Can Play Ping Pong

Table tennis, that old summer camp staple, seems to have become the official sport of the tech start-up. Nowadays, no hip tech office is complete …

Drone Hits Huge Seattle Ferris Wheel

Fortunately, no injuries were reported, but police have not yet located the drone operator.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn …

Dude Who Crashed Drone Into US Open Sentenced to 5 Days Community Service

The verdict is in on the New York City science teacher who accidentally crashed his quadcopter into the stands of the US Open last month. The …

Using Drones To Make Better Wine

Commercial drones are helping to produce more delicious wines, but they can also play an important part in increasing the world’s food supply as doing more with less defines the future of agriculture.<p>Seventy miles west of the Pentagon, in the foothills of Virginia’s Blue Ridge Mountains, a drone …

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Grab this free Drones for Dummies eBook, valued at $16.99

Ready to fly into the world of unmanned aircraft? Drones For Dummies is an introductory look into the world of UAVs. Drones For Dummies provides …

Kickstarter has no clue how drone startup raised $3.4M then imploded

"We sent an e-mail to the Zano team informing them of their obligations to backers."<p>Less than a week after Torquing Group announced that it was …

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FAA Releases New Drone Rules, Including One Fairly Shady Loophole

After a remarkably speedy bureaucratic process, a government task force finally released the details of new rules on hobby drones. The 14-page …

How Drones Are Already Being Used to Help Save People

A lifeguard-controlled drone scours for sharks at Seal Beach in Southern California. In Germany, a drone brings a defibrillator to a man on a golf …

Get a bird’s-eye view of the world with these drones

If you look up to the sky in public parks these days, the chance of seeing a consumer drone is becoming more likely with each passing year. Whether it is an entry-level helicopter or a high-end model for the serious hobbyist, remote-controlled devices have something for everyone in all price ranges …

FAA Task Force Advises Registration for Drones 250g and Up

Over the weekend, the FAA’s drone task force released its suggestions for the future regulation of drones, which include a web-based registration process for pilots of drones more than 250g (around 8.5oz), confirming earlier reports.<p>The weight limit is contingent on the task force’s three major …

Parrot Announces Lighter, Longer-Flying Bebop 2 Drone

The next generation of Parrot’s Bebop drone took flight today at a San Francisco launch event. Due out on December 14th and priced at $549, the Bebop 2 includes several significant improvements, including a 25 minute flight.<p>For better or worse, the Bebop 2’s second most unique feature is the …

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A micro flier that proves drones are big fun no matter the size [Deals]

Lots of us want a drone, but not all of us have the space for a giant four-rotored helicopter in our lives, let alone the cash. Thankfully, drones are a bunch of fun at any size, which the tiny AERIUS Drone proves in a big way. It’s one of the smallest fully functioning drones you can buy, perfect …

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This Kickstarter project turns paper airplanes into live streaming drones

Two years ago, PowerUp launched its Smart Module — an electric motor that clipped onto any paper airplane and could be steered remotely via a smartphone. Now, the team has unveiled the Module's successor, joining forces with French drone makers Parrot to add a Wi-Fi live streaming camera and head …

Drone companies are doubling down on maps with safety in mind

DJI, the world’s leading drone maker, announced Tuesday it’s revamping its maps to better inform drone pilots of nearby risks, while being careful not to restrict reasonable flights.<p>The new maps may prove most valuable when temporary flight restrictions are issued for areas ravaged by forest fires. …

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DJI will prevent you from flying your drone into restricted airspace starting next month

Starting next month, you won’t have to worry about flying your DJI drone into restricted airspace because it won’t let you.<p>A new system called Geospatial Environment Online will prevent users from entering into, taking off or landing in restricted airspace. It will also update itself routinely, …

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5 Addictively Delicious Roasted Vegetables

<b>Roasted Broccoli with Chipotle Honey Butter</b><p>High heat roasting is my favorite way to cook broccoli. It's quick, easy and the broccoli emerges from the oven caramelized and full of flavor. Here, the florets are tossed in a sweet, spicy and smoky chipotle honey butter before roasting. It's as …

10 Secrets to Perfectly Grilled Fish

Have you ever put a beautiful, expensive piece of fish--a side of salmon, say, or some thick halibut fillets, or a tuna steak--on the grill, only to lose big chunks of it when it glues itself to the grates? Or accidently char it, or just plain cook it too long--until it's dried out and chalky?<p>We've …

Zucchini Fritters

4 Servings<p>Squeeze out as much liquid from the grated vegetable as possible. The little bit of cornstarch that the recipe calls for in the batter also helps these zucchini fritters get nice and crispy.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>Soy Dipping Sauce<p>3 tablespoons unseasoned rice vinegar<p>1 tablespoon reduced-sodium …

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8 Easy Thai-Style Dishes You Can Make at Home

Believe it or not, you don't need a kitchen full of exotic, hard-to-find ingredients to make delicious Thai food at home. Most large supermarkets carry all of the Thai pantry staples -- like fish sauce, coconut milk, sweet red chili sauce and curry paste -- in the Asian foods aisle. Fresh …