The era of flying selfies may be right around the corner. DJI previously told Quartz that its Phantom 4 drone was the first drone that anyone should be able to fly, but we disagreed. Although it could avoid people well, it was still difficult to set up and not that easy to fly. It was […]

Pakistan’s ambassador to the United States, since March 13, 2017, is Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry, a 36-year veteran of the Pakistan Foreign Service who most recently served as foreign secretary of Pakistan from December 2013 to March 2017. He succeeds Jalil Abbas Jilani, who chose retirement over an extended term in Washington. Chaudhry presented his credentials […]

Once the stuff of a madman’s dreams, drones are now very much a reality – so much so that it’s possible to own one of these flying technological wonders for a surprisingly small amount of cash.  As the general public’s appetite for these devices grows, so too does the sheer volume of options available. The […]

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BOSTON – The Bay State’s skies are a “wild west” for law enforcement operating remote-controlled aircraft, known as drones, according to a Weymouth Republican who is seeking to provide a “foundation” for how the new tools are used. Sen. Patrick O’Connor’s bill (S 1349) would prohibit government officials from operating unmanned aerial vehicles without a […]

Scenarios in which police use drones for investigations keep going up and up. Idaho State Police, which is about a year into its program of using unmanned aircraft to get birds-eye views of crash and crime scenes, has six drones and 13 pilots throughout the state, according to the Coeur d’Alene Press. “Our missions to […]

Updated: May 30, 2017 – 11:30 PM BOSTON – The 2017 Boston Marathon and the search for a missing 16-year-old in Randolph weeks later are two examples where police department in Massachusetts used unmanned aerial vehicles, better known as drones. Currently there are no state laws governing police uses like these, but State Senator Patrick […]

Over the past year, the US and its allies in the fight against ISIS in Iraq have had to contend with a new wrinkle to their efforts: drones. Yes, on the battlefield, America and company must now deal with the combination of ISIS and drones. Last week, Gen. Raymond Thomas, the commander of US Special […]