Chinese drone company DJI unveiled Tuesday a new model that it claims is nearly as compact as a water bottle when packed up. The Mavic Pro, shipping on Oct. 15 for $999, is debuting a week after action camera company GoPro unveiled its long-awaited Karma drone, which also folds up for easy transportation. The Mavic […]

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A Russian citizen suspected of flying a drone over Polish government buildings has been detained for questioning, Polish security officials said Monday. Warsaw police spokesman Mariusz Mrozek said the man was detained on allegations he violated Poland’s law that bans flying drones in cities and near airports without permission, for safety reasons. If convicted, he […]

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In the early 1930s, Reginald Denny, an English actor living in Los Angeles, stumbled upon a young boy flying a rubber band-powered airplane. After attempting to help the boy by adjusting the rubber and control surfaces, the plane spun into the ground. Denny promised he would build another plane for the boy, and wrote to […]

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Sales of GoPro camera will surge with amendment in rules for drone flightsaround the globe, said the company’ssenior employeeJeff Brownin a statement on Monday.Fewer rules for drones may lead to increased sales of cameras and drones, he added. During a press conference on Monday at Seoul of South Korea, Brown said that governments around the […]

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One of the world’s largest package delivery companies is stepping up efforts to integrate drones into its system. MARBLEHEAD, Mass. — One of the world’s largest package delivery companies is stepping up efforts to integrate drones into its system. UPS has partnered with robot-maker CyPhy Works to test the use of drones to make commercial […]

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The newest additions to the Dutch National Police (DNP) are North American “immigrants”: bald eagles that are specially trained to take down airborne drones. The initiative is a first for law enforcement, according to DNP officials. They announced in a statement, released Sept. 13, that the DNP is currently the only police force in the world […]

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Larry Downing/REUTERS The Central Intelligence Agency has its own investment capital arm, and it’s been pumping money into some of Silicon Valley’s most innovative companies for years. In-Q-Tel (named after “Q” in the James Bond films) invests in companies that can deliver useful technology to the intelligence community within 36 months. But since it’s structured as […]

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