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Cruise Ships

How one Irish woman made $22bn for Apple in a year

Cathy Kearney, an accountant in the Irish city of Cork, appears to live a fairly modest home life. A graduate of the local university, her home for …

Pilotless Drones Might Be The Future Of Commercial Flying

BBC News reported today that a Jetstream aircraft was recently the first pilotless plane to make it across airspace in the U.K.<p>"Although there is still work to be done it would seem that, on the basis of the success of this flight, a UAV [unmanned air vehicle] could operate in different classes of …

Air Traffic

Inside The Navy’s Historic Embrace Of At-Sea Combat Drones

The X-47B, which successfully launched from the USS George H.W. Bush, is an autonomous, algorithm- and-GPS controlled drone designed to test unmanned naval warfare.<p>The next generation of military drones are here, and they’re controlled by algorithms and designed for sea combat. On May 14, the U.S. …

Military

It’s a Sad Day in America When the Navy Launches a San Diego-Built Drone off a Carrier

It’s a sad day in America. The US Navy launched the first carrier-based drone off its deck the other day, off the coast of Virginia. It’s an even …

Drone technology myths, facts and future feats

It's not just birds and planes in the sky anymore -- drones are on the rise. But how much do we know about the flying machines? As the technology …

Why Drones Make Us Nervous

Will drones invade our privacy? Many other machines, writes Josh Dzieza, already do.<p>The congressional hearing on domestic drone use scheduled to …

Israeli UAV industry worth $400M a year

VIDEO – Israel’s aerospace industry sells about $400 million worth of drones annually, and industry insiders are saying unmanned aerial vehicles may …

Northrop Grumman lands $555.6 million contract

Northrop Grumman’s San Diego division has been awarded a two-year Air Force contract potentially valued at $555.6 million to modernize its Global …

Agriculture's Aerial Patrol

If you soon spot an unmanned aircraft soaring over your neighbor's crop field, don't panic. It's just Kansas State University's small Unmanned …

When Drones Come to America, What Happens Then?

What could the police use—and when? Miranda Green reports from the House hearings on domestic drones.<p>Congress started it all this year when it voted …

Growing Popularity Of Private Drones Concern California Privacy Groups

<i>Attendees watch an A.R. Drone helicopter by Parrot, controlled wirelessly by an iPhone, as it flies overhead during a press event at the Venetian for</i> …

Drone use raises ethical questions in Germany | Germany| News and in-depth reporting from Berlin and beyond | DW | 18.05.2013

The growing use of so-called remote-controlled drones for surveillance and active warfare has raised a number of ethical questions, prompting a …

Drones: warfare in the 21st century

<b>Journalist [archival]</b>: A 2011 drone strike in the Pakistani region of North Waziristan reportedly killed up to 40 civilians.<p><b>Journalist [archival]</b>: A …

War

PressTV

With push from technology, civilian drones taking flight

Everyone knows how quickly mobile phones have evolved in the past decade. Well, get ready for a similarly rapid evolution in “unmanned aerial …

Entrepreneurship