Authorities continued Friday to investigate the circumstances surrounding Thursday morning’s fatal shooting of a motorist after a traffic stop in Coon Rapids. Law enforcement officials have not released the name of the man who was killed, but family and friends identified him as John Fairbanks Sr. “Our family is devastated with the tragic loss of […]

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Emergency and disaster management for April 19, 2019: A salmonella outbreak that has sickened 13 people across seven states has been linked to raw-frozen tuna; random water samples reveal the presence of toxic benzene in Paradise, California’s water supply after a deadly wildfire destroyed the town last November; severe weather killed at least three people […]

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Terminator robot. (YOSHIKAZU TSUNO/AFP/Getty Images) Getty As governments across the world continue to debate the merits and dangers of AI-powered fully autonomous weapons, it is worth stepping back a moment and looking critically at the state of the autonomous landscape. Advances in everything from consumer drones to facial recognition to autonomous flight are yielding a constant […]

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Let’s have a look at some of the best drones under 200$ that you can find on the market. Altair Aerial AA818 Plus The АА818 Plus from Altair Aerial is a fantastic drone for beginners, which comes with many useful features for less than 200$. The drone comes with a 120-degree wide-angle, 720P rubber damper […]

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This post is also available in: עברית (Hebrew) A military drone crash report finds the craft’s maker as responsible for the failure. A British Army Watchkeeper drone crashed into the sea in February 2017 on a bad weather flight test, military investigators have said. The unmanned aircraft was trialling a new ice detection system. The […]

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TAIPEI — Taiwan is widening its crackdown on government procurement of Chinese technology to servers, cloud computing and other services and equipment, which is expected to include Alibaba Group Holding, Huawei Technologies, Lenovo Group and Xiaomi, citing security risks. The Nikkei Asian Review in January first reported that Taiwan was drafting a blacklist to ban the use […]

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Police-operated drones in Southern California have been given permission for broader operation, allowing them to fly beyond where operators can see them. The Chula Vista Police Department has been granted a “certificate of authorization” by the Federal Aviation Administration to fly drones “beyond visual line of sight,” (BVLOS), opening the door for the expanded use […]

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It came, it hovered, it left. The remote-controlled aerial drone that soared over Fenway Park during last Thursday’s Red Sox game was probably just a bored teenager’s idea of a prank. If so, the fans had nothing to fear. But it could have been much worse. Suppose there had been a bomb on board, or […]

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CLOSE This is a six-month review of the most-read crime stories in Lee County on news-press.com from September 2018 to February 2019. Vonna Keomanyvong, vonna.keomanyvong@naplesnews.com; 239-213-5380 About three hours after a man suffered a bullet wound Friday, Fort Myers police used a battering ram to go into a Dunbar boarding house. Then they sent in a […]

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Chinese police stopped a smuggling operation that used a zip line and drone to send electronic gadgets, high-end cosmetics and nutricial supplements totaling more than $70.000, from Hong Kong to mainland China. Chinese police said that the zip line and drone made smuggling the items easy. DJI Mavic Pro At the Liantang-Heung Yuen Wai Border […]

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More on: Military Operations Intelligence United States A revelation today about Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server during her time as Secretary of State may indicate her preference using military force over diplomatic considerations. It was known since January that the content of twenty-two emails that went through the private server were classified at […]

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