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U.S. Department of the Interior Awards Contract for Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems - sUAS News - The Business of Drones

The U.S. Department of the Interior has awarded a contract to 3D Robotics of Berkley, California for up to 40 small, unmanned aircraft systems (UAS). …

New security flaw in credit card chip system revealed

Computer researchers claim to have found yet another flaw in the upgrade to the chip-based credit cards in the United States.<p>The chip on these credit cards have been praised for making them nearly impossible to counterfeit. While the cards also contain a magnetic strip, that strip is supposed to …

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Facebook's new Page sections help small businesses actually make money

Having a Facebook page is virtually essential for modern businesses, and now they might be able to reap some new benefits from it too. Facebook is rolling out two new sections to promote both goods and services that merchants sell on the platform.<p>The Shop section lets businesses list products …

This $150 DIY micro-trailer has a kitchen, bed, and skylight

Camping with a tent so overdone. Why not be more adventurous and bring a handmade micro-trailer on your next trip into the wilderness?<p>If you follow inventor Paul Elkins' tutorial, you can build your own tiny trailer and pull it by bike. Called the "Nomad Bicycle Camper," it features a kitchen, foam …

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time flies with 'nixie' - the wearable camera drone that takes off from the wrist

<b><br>time flies with ‘nixie’ – the wearable camera drone that takes off from the wrist</b><br>video courtesy of intel<p><b>‘nixie’ is a wearable camera drone that can</b> …

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Telecoms companies unite to sign 5G manifesto

<b>Some of the world's largest telecoms companies have signed a 5G manifesto, aimed at driving forward the deployment of next-generation mobile networks.</b><p>The manifesto pledges to launch fast 5G mobile networks in every country within the European Union by 2020.<p>However, it also says current net …

Net Neutrality

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Leaked: Summary Of New FAA Commercial Drone Rules

UPDATE: FAA has shut down websites that linked to commercial drone rule and test summaries. But here is a link to the FAA’s summary and a link to the screenshot of the FAA’s commercial drone test for current manned aircraft pilots.<p>The commercial drone world has been waiting for many months – years …

White House clears small, commercial drones for takeoff

WASHINGTON (AP) — Routine use of small drones by real estate agents, farmers, filmmakers and countless other commercial operators was cleared for …

Unmanned Aircraft

YouTube Is Introducing New Ways to Help Small Businesses Make Better Video Ads

YouTube wants to turn video ads on its platform into a DIY possibility for small- and medium-sized businesses.<p>Today, Google is launching three ways …

A Harvard Psychologist Says This Trait Matters Most: 10 Ways to Make a Great First Impression

Amy Cuddy says people answer one question when they first meet you -- and that answer lays the foundation for a business relationship.<p>Say you meet a new potential customer, a potential employer, or anyone with whom you want to establish a business relationship.<p>Which matters more:<p>Showing that you're …

Apple engineers visit iTunes user to troubleshoot issues

Never let it be said that Apple doesn’t go above and beyond the call of duty in troubleshooting problems for its users in the name of achieving customer satisfaction.<p>After James Pinkstone, director of design service Vellum, posted a terrifying story on his company blog claiming that iTunes Match …

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4 Foolproof Tricks to Help You Remember Someone’s Name

<i>This article originally appeared on Motto.</i><p>As the founder of a company called guesterly designed to help you meet new people at events, I get asked …

A tiny forest tribe built a DIY drone from YouTube to fight off illegal loggers

The engine started, the propeller began spinning, and with a high whine the drone shot into the air—before quickly crashing to the ground. It took a few more tries before the drone flew straight, but when it did, it soared into the azure skies above southern Guyana’s grasslands, and the small crew …

Drones

keep track of who follows and unfollows you on twitter

Welcome to <i>fllwrs</i>, the Twitter follower tracker.<p>Would you like to see a record of who follows and unfollows you every day?<p>Would you like to get …

Why SpaceX's Rocket Landing On A Drone Ship Is A Big Deal

A giant landing for mankind<p>There couldn't have been a more perfect launch than yesterday's. The sun was shining, a gentle breeze was blowing, and SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket took off right on schedule. As we watched from a few miles away, the glare of the rocket's flames was searingly bright, hard to …

Space Exploration

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This Forgotten 1950s Flying Trick Could Be the Secret of Future Drone Warfare

The "bucket drop", invented by a missionary trying to airdrop gifts to natives in Ecuador, would let warplanes release a swarm of drones and lasso them back.<p>The warplane of the future is a drone mothership, able to dispatch swarms of small air-launched UAVs for close-up reconnaissance, to act as …

How To Use Google Docs Even Without An Internet Connection

Services like Google Drive can be a life-saver if you typically use more than one device for work. Creating a file in Google Docs means it’s …

Santa Monica firm says it has found a way to salt away electricity, literally

In the energy world, the ability to store electricity at an affordable price is the treasure sought by utility engineers and financial wizards.<p>SolarReserve believes it has found a solution.<p>The Santa Monica company recently completed what it touts as a first-of-its-kind solar power plant that stores …

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Apple Users Targeted In First Known Mac Ransomware Campaign

Apple Inc. customers were targeted by hackers over the weekend in the first campaign against Macintosh computers using a pernicious type of software …

Deeper underground: Drone films incredible Chinese cave homes

The footage reveals a subterranean village complex consisting of man-made caves in the city of Sanmenxia, which has the largest collection of such …

Lateral Character Movement in Film

Now You See It explores the difference between moving left to right or right to left in film.<p>Buy Now<p>Video<p>Travel & Events<p>Bathing in Beer<p>Austria's …

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