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US Announces the Upcoming Federal Drone Registry: Register or Face ‘Consequences’

The Obama administration announced today that it will be creating the first ever federal drone registry to reign in the wild wild west of drone …

Don't Want Drones Over Your Home? Try NoFlyZone

If you’re worried about drones flying over your home, there’s a new option besides scanning the sky and picking them off with a BB gun.<p>NoFlyZone lets you establish a geofenced perimeter over your property and a number of drone hardware and software firms have already said they’ll comply.<p>So far, the …

No Fly Zone

Drone on: US proposes rules for the era of drones

WASHINGTON (AP) — Drone on, the government says.<p>Just not through the night sky. Or close to an airport. Or out of the operator's sight. And probably …

FAA

US drone rules impact Amazon plans

<b>The Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) draft rules for the use of drones in US airspace do not permit Amazon to launch its Amazon Air delivery service.</b><p>The draft rules state that pilots must remain within eyesight of their unmanned craft, although it said it would consider factoring in a second …

Drones

Amazon Won't Be Delivering Packages by Drone Anytime Soon

The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the country’s Department of Transportation have unveiled proposed rules for drone flights. The plan [PDF] aims to maintain aviation safety standards, but will also make it difficult for companies hoping to use drones as couriers.<p>According to the …

Unmanned Aircraft

Obama administration to allow sales of armed drones to allies

By Missy Ryan<p>, Reporter<p>The Obama administration will permit the widespread export of armed drones for the first time, a step toward providing allied nations with weapons that have become a cornerstone of U.S. counterterrorism strategy but whose remotely controlled power to kill is intensely …

Obama Administration

Amazon tests delivery drones at secret Canada site after US frustration

Photograph: Amazon/EPA<p>A now outdated iteration of an Amazon domestic delivery drone. The company keeps its new models strictly under wraps.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/3/29/1427655318299/d965f2ac-2cd0-4dfa-9d49-0e162b4f34bf-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Amazon/EPA<p>A …

Droneports: Revolutionary cargo drone delivery system to be tested in Rwanda (IMAGES)

Drones have been getting a bum rap in recent years, but this could soon change: Rwanda has been chosen as a test site for a revolutionary aid …

Drones vs. driverless cars: A tale of two robotics policies

When a 2-pound drone crashed on the White House lawn in January, the nation was thrown into drone hysteria.<p>That drone was a $1,000 model made by …

Drones

Qualcomm invests to solve one of drone industry’s biggest challenges

Murky FAA regulations could be limiting commercial adoption of drones, but the real challenge may be limited battery life.<p>That’s why Qualcomm Inc.’s …

Drones

Apple removes an app that tracks U.S. military drone strikes from its store

The Metadata+ app which tracks U.S. military drone strikes by was created by Josh Begley, research editor for The Intercept. Begley changed its name …