The CIA is urging the White House to approve a significant expansion of the agency’s fleet of armed drones, a move that would extend the spy service’s decade-long transformation into a paramilitary force, U.S. officials said. The proposal by CIA Director David H. Petraeus would bolster the agency’s ability to sustain its campaigns of lethal […]

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Supermicro CEO Charles Liang on Tuesday informed customers that a leading third-party investigations company found “absolutely no evidence of malicious hardware” on its motherboards. The investigation was undertaken in response to Bloomberg’s recent claim that bad actors had inserted spy chips in the firm’s motherboards on behalf of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army, China’s armed […]

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  WASHINGTON — “Individual-1” has a singular problem: His own Justice Department says he directed a crime. Late Friday, U.S. prosecutors — ordinary prosecutors, not the ones working for Robert Mueller’s supposed rogue witch hunt — filed papers in court saying President Trump’s former fixer Michael Cohen admitted “he acted in coordination with and at […]

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The industrial research arm of Nokia has partnered with Smart communications and the Philippine Red Cross (PRC) in a disaster-response initiative called “Nokia Saving Lives.” The collaboration with Nokia Bell Labs will use a network of LTE-connected drones equipped with cameras and sensors that can be deployed to disaster areas along with a portable LTE […]

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To solve this problem, researchers from the Robotics and Perception Group at the University of Zurich and the Laboratory of Intelligent Systems at EPFL created a new kind of drone. Both groups are part of the National Centre of Competence in Research (NCCR) Robotics funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation. Inspired by birds that […]

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Saving the life of a missing teenage girl, unexpectedly uncovering £200,000-worth of stolen electrical cable and a stash of carefully-concealed weapons at a traveller site and finding a major cannabis farm – police forces across the UK are successfully using drone technology to fight crime and rescue people in need. The real-life stories of how […]

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NEW YORK—ISC East, in collaboration with premier sponsor the Security Industry Association (SIA), reported strong growth results at the conclusion of this year’s industry event, held in New York City this past November. The International Security Conference Exposition is the Northeast’s largest security trade show, where close to 7,500 security and public safety professionals convened […]

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Lume Cube has announced a new Lighting Kit for the DJI Mavic 2 drones. The Lume Cube Lighting Kit and a DJI Mavic 2 Pro or Mavic Pro Zoom, make it possible to fly a small, compact drone with lights. This is not the first time the company has made lighting solutions for drones. Lumeube […]

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