For GoPro, there was nowhere to go but up–literally. Its first drone, dubbed the Karma, hit the market last week, a strategic moonshot aimed at carrying the struggling company beyond the increasingly saturated market for cubic cameras in a plastic case. Despite its listless efforts to become a media player, GoPro is still a hardware company. […]

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For GoPro, there was nowhere to go but up–literally. Its first drone, dubbed the Karma, hit the market last week, a strategic moonshot aimed at carrying the struggling company beyond the increasingly saturated market for cubic cameras in a plastic case. Despite its listless efforts to become a media player, GoPro is still a hardware company. […]

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KIEV, Ukraine — The European security organization tasked with monitoring deadly violence between government forces and Russian-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine has lost its most effective surveillance tool in the conflict: long-range unmanned aerial vehicles, or drones. The long-range drone program was crucial for spotting armed attacks, the stationing of prohibited weapons, and countless other cease-fire […]

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Announced within a week of each other, the GoPro Karma and the DJI Mavic Pro are the season’s (the year’s?) hottest drones. They both fold up, they both shoot stabilized 4K video, and they’ll both scare the hell out of your cat. Both have things that are absolutely fantastic, and both have things that are […]

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At $799 (if you “bring your own camera”), and $999/$1,099 if you want to include a Hero5 Session or Black, Karma is priced aggressively, undercutting DJI’s Phantom 4 if you factor in the cost of the hand-held stabilizer (DJI’s cheapest equivalent costs an extra $300). But then DJI revealed the Mavic Pro and set fire […]

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A dozen human rights, civil liberties, and faith groups are calling on President Barack Obama to follow through on the promise he made via executive order in July to transparently probe and address civilian deaths from drone strikes. A letter sent Thursday from groups including Amnesty International, the Center for Constitutional Rights, and Reprieve lists […]

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In the near future as envisioned by Amazon, little drones will sit on the shoulders of police officers like parrots on a pirate. The company earlier this month patented the design for a tiny drone that, according to the patent filing, would be useful for a range of everyday tasks, but perhaps particularly useful for […]

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Deputy chief minister of Pakistan’s North West Frontier Province offers funeral prayers in front of dead bodies. At least 2,400 people have died in CIA drone strikes in the tribal region of north west Pakistan. On Wednesday, the United States and over 40 other countries signed a joint declaration outlining regulations on the import and […]

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WASHINGTON – When America goes to the polls on Nov. 8, according to current and former U.S. intelligence officials, it will likely experience the culmination of a new form of information war. A months-long campaign backed by the Russian government to undermine the credibility of the U.S. presidential election – through hacking, cyber attacks and […]

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x Embed x Share Jefferson Graham reviews GoPro’s new Karma drone, an affordable flying camera with stellar video quality. It’s the latest new product from the action camera maker. Laguna Beach, California, as photographed from up above, on the GoPro Karma drone.(Photo: GoPro) LOS ANGELES — Welcome to the Drone Wars, where action-camera manufacturer GoPro is […]

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The Florida college student accused of killing a couple and chewing on the dead man’s face told deputies, “Help me, I ate something bad” and then admitted it was “humans” as he spit out a piece of flesh, court documents show.  … read more at: http://www.kvoa.com/story/33583132/sahuarita-police-become-first-to-integrate-drones-in-arizona

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On October 22, Reuters reported that the Taliban had filmed a suicide attack in Helmand, Afghanistan’s largest province, with a small drone. An aerial video showed the insurgents deploying a car bomb against a police station in Nawa-i-Barakzayi, a district near the provincial capital. Within a few days of the Reuters article, the Taliban posted […]

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Announced within a week of each other, the GoPro Karma and the DJI Mavic Pro are the season’s (the year’s?) hottest drones. They both fold up, they both shoot stabilized 4K video, and they’ll both scare the hell out of your cat. Both have things that are absolutely fantastic, and both have things that are […]

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