July 12, 2018

With the massive inundation of recreational drones across the globe comes a terribly necessary discussion pitting privacy against personal freedoms. With camera-drones capable of whirring past bedroom windows with ease, a grey area involving invasive surveillance and citizens’ rights quickly presents itself. According to The Local, a 22-year-old woman was thrust into that nebulous discussion […]

The Athens-Clarke Police Department now has drones, and other departments also plan to use the unmanned flying machines. But they won’t violate citizens’ privacy, said Jeff Scarbrough, chief of Athens-Clarke County Fire and Emergency Services. Two commissioners, Jerry NeSmith and Mariah Parker, wondered about privacy and how much opportunity members of the public had, or […]

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A drone is being blamed for Tuesday’s field fire in Springfield, and the blaze sparking up was caught on video by the drone’s camera. Cameron Austin-Connolly said he was flying his drone over the field near the intersection of Marcola Road and 28th Street Tuesday afternoon when an off-leash dog caused him […]

DeeperBlue.com has been covering the iBubble underwater drone camera for a couple of years now, from the first prototype and crowd funding campaign in early 2016 to the latest design which was released in October 2017. Now the company has confirmed that it has reached the holy grail of most start-ups and is going to […]

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Quidich claims to own the world’s largest drone fleet, and is expanding the usage of aerial vehicles across industries – from entertainment to urban planning.   At a glance Startup: Quidich Innovation Labs Founders: Rahat Kulshreshtha, Gaurav Mehta Year it was founded: 2013 Where it is based: Mumbai The problem it solves: Need for drones and […]

Image: Axon, Shutterstock The Police Foundation doesn’t want the police to call drones “drones.” Because of the public’s association with “military-style weapons like the Predator,” the organization’s 311 page report reads, the term “drone” is “a major obstacle to law enforcement’s ability to convince the public” that police drone programs “could actually increase public safety, […]

MEXICO CITY (AP) Authorities in the northern Mexican state of Baja California say that a drone carrying two deactivated grenades landed on a property owned by the state’s security chief. The state government statement says Gerardo Manuel Sosa Olachea does not use the property in Tecate and was not present, but state police guarding it […]

The writer can be reached at [email protected] Twitter @Imran_Jan Alice Wells babbled the “do more” with a jalapeño this time. She said, “Increasingly I think it’s becoming simply unacceptable for the Taliban not to negotiate.” In 2001, Pakistan had strongly advised the Americans to negotiate with the Taliban instead of attacking. The tangy part is […]