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Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is backing legislation that passed the state Senate earlier this month that would allow Illinois police to use drones to monitor “large scale events,” including protests. This legislation would be worrying enough if the drones were merely outfitted with video and audio capability. However, these drones could one day be equipped with […]

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The video from Gaza starts with a just-visible multirotor drone juxtaposed against a remarkably blue sky. A group of TV journalists in blue helmets stand at the bottom of the frame, looking up at it. It hangs there for a second, and then tear gas canisters fall from it, issuing waving tails of white smoke. […]

President Trump shows off an executive order to withdraw the United States from the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade pact. (AP Photo / Evan Vucci) Ready to join the resistance? Sign up for Take Action Now and we’ll send you three actions every Tuesday. Fight Back! Sign up for Take Action Now and we’ll send you three […]

Maybe it’s because I’m a games journalist, but I really do believe that everything is a game. It’s just that some games have vastly higher stakes than others. There’s a big difference between The Game of Life the board game and The Game of the Life the experience of existing in this world. And you […]

(MENAFN Editorial) Military drones are combat drone or unmanned combat aerial vehicle or UCAV that generally carries aircraft munitions such as missiles, grenades and is used for drone strikes. These aircrafts usually dont have on board human pilot. Military surveillance drones are under all-time human control, with varying levels of autonomy and are widely used […]

Mosquito-hunting drones By Matt Leonard May 21, 2018 Hunting mosquitos is a full-time job in Florida. The Lee County Mosquito Control District has been doing it since 1958, using helicopters and fixed-wing aircraft to track and kill the disease-spreading pests. The county began using two drones about a year ago for surveillance, said Eric Jackson, […]

Copyright 2018 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. Copyright 2018 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. CHICAGO, Ill – A measure that allows police to deploy drones with powerful surveillance technology has moved to the […]

Army Green Beret and former UFC fighter Tim Kennedy livestreamed a video of himself being waterboarded to support President Donald Trump’s nomination of Gina Haspel to head the CIA. In a 41-minute video posted Friday on Facebook, Kennedy is voluntarily waterboarded by friends several times and answers questions between each session. “The reason we are […]

Dezeen today releases a short documentary setting out how drones could revolutionise the way people travel, transform how buildings are designed and built, and radically alter the form cities take. Called Elevation, the 18-minute movie explores the impact autonomous flying vehicles will have on our lives, and discusses both the positive and negative implications of […]

TechRabbit via NeweggFlash offers the Parrot Swing Quadcopter Camera Drone with Plane Mode in refurbished condition for $16.99 shipped. Originally $140, this drone runs around $60 at Amazonthese days and this beats our last mention by $1. Great for learning to fly drones, you don’t have to worry about crashing this budget-friendly plane. Rated 4.4/5 stars at Amazon. Though no […]

Russian General Staff chief General Valery Gerasimov ordered troops to field anti-drone defense capabilities at the World Cup, a Russian Defense Ministry source told the RBC business outlet Monday. Moscow will be outfitted with four land-based units with the potential to disrupt enemy drones, while St. Petersburg and Yekaterinburg will receive three each, the unnamed […]