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Bullseye! Man Frustrated by ‘Annoying’ Drone Downs It With a Perfect Throw of His Spear

(DAILY MAIL) – This is the moment a man taking part in a medieval festival in Russia took down an ‘annoying’ drone buzzing above actors – with a perfect throw

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United Therapeutics Subsidiary Orders Up to 1,000 Drones for Organ Delivery

(FIERCE BIOTECH) – A subsidiary of United Therapeutics ($UTHR) has placed an order for up to 1,000 unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) from Chinese manufacturer EHang. The plan is to use

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UPS-Backed Rwandan Blood Deliveries Show Drones’ Promise, Hurdles

By Nick Carey (Reuters) – International delivery company UPS is backing a start-up using drones in Rwanda to transport life-saving blood supplies and vaccines, underlining the wide potential for the

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Alberta Flies Drones to Find Cause of Epic Canadian Wildfire

By Rod Nickel LAC LA BICHE, Alberta (Reuters) – Fire-ravaged Alberta will use drones to investigate the cause of a huge blaze that has scorched the Canadian province and displaced

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EHang Reveals Plans to Deploy its Passenger Drones for Emergency Organ Deliveries

(TECH CRUNCH) – There were plenty of questions surrounding the actual real world functionality of EHang’s impressive human-sized drone when it made its debut on the CES floor back in

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Crowdsourcing App Could Help National Security

(Reuters) – A new free smart phone app that tracks drone signals close to airports or crowded events could help prevent unmanned aerial vehicles being used for nefarious purposes such

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Robot Revolution Begins as Movidius Breakthrough Puts AI Onto a USB Stick

(SILICON REPUBLIC) – Irish chip maker Movidius has created the world’s first deep learning USB stick that can add artificial intelligence (AI) to future products from self-driving cars to robots,

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4 Ways to Take Down Illegal Drones

As beneficial, useful and entertaining as drone technology maybe, we are reminded almost daily that it can be abused, either by evil intent or sheer nincompoopery.  Here are four ways

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Paris Police Want to Fly Drones Over Crowds to Make Everyone Safer

(GIZMODO) – Drones flying over crowds are not normally a good mix—if there’s anywhere you don’t want four blades merrily spinning, it’s in the middle of a group of people.

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Wingtra Drone is Helicopter-Plane Hybrid

(Reuters) – The Wingtra aerial robot takes off like a helicopter but flies like a plane to complete autonomous data gathering missions or deliver a small payload. Matthew Stock reports.

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