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Road to nowhere: Could drones be the highways of the future?

Going off-road used to mean tearing up dirt tracks in a powerful four-by-four or gigantic monster truck.<p>For two ambitious tech start-ups however, the term has come to comprise something more subtle and potentially revolutionary.<p>For the past 18 months Matternet and Aria -- separate companies born …

Is Seattle Being Buzzed By Drone-Equipped Peeping Toms?

From the Yes-We-Live-In-The-Future file we have the story of an unnamed Seattle woman who looked out her upper-floor window a couple of weeks ago to allegedly find an aerial drone hovering outside. On the sidewalk next to her house, on public property, she also found the man operating the drone, …

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Why would-be marijuana moguls have their work cut out for them

When you think economic opportunity, do you think of a heavily regulated, highly-competitive consumer goods sector where prices are set to drop? No? Maybe we should dial back the excitement around the potential of the US marijuana industry.<p>With the legalization of recreational marijuana in the …

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Scottish independence: Study suggests most 16/17 year olds would vote 'no'

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/news_scotland/983000/983174_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1532766759_52ffa62c30eab0e4c8c76d24d6f50b3b<p><b>A study of teenagers who will be eligible to vote in the 2014 referendum has suggested 60% do not think Scotland should be independent.</b><p>In a …