PARACHINAR, Pakistan –  Pakistani officials and police say two missiles fired from a U.S. drone have struck a home near the Afghan border, killing two militants from the Haqqani network. Local police chief Ameer Zaman Khan says Wednesday’s strike took place in Dapa Mamuzai village near Pakistan’s Kurram tribal region. Two intelligence officials identified the […]

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Heather Yakin Times Herald-Record @HeatherYakin845 TOWN OF WALLKILL – New York State Police have added drones to their arsenal, with an eye toward using the remote-controlled, camera-equipped craft to help with crime-scene of crash photos, searches and disaster response. Capt. Scott Reichel said the drones already came in handy upstate in Troop D, where one […]

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Amid Kansas bean fields military analysts watch live video of far-off suspects’ lives … and mark them for death. The killings, and accompanying civilian casualties, take an emotional toll Roy Wenzl in Wichita, Kansas Tue 23 Jan 2018 06.00 EST A drone’s eye view of a target in the desert. The ‘kill chain’ links video analysts, […]

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Now there’s a way to tell if a drone is spying on someone. Researchers have devised a method to tell what a drone is recording — without having to decrypt the video data that the device streams to the pilot’s smartphone. This technique, described January 9 at arXiv.org, could help military bases detect unwanted surveillance […]

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Shutterstock As we hurtle into 2018, it is important to consider the foreseeable uses of new technologies by those seeking to leverage them as tools of mass-casualty terror attacks. Technology companies must consider how well-intended technologies and products may be capable of being hacked, manipulated or even directly employed as a tool of terror. Please […]

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FORT COLLINS, Colo. — In 2017, Fort Collins police launched drones to investigate serious and fatal crashes for the first time. The program’s first flight was in August, and police used the technology seven times during the course of crash investigations last year. The drones help police snap photos faster and open roads sooner, according […]

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Madison police Officer Tyler Phillips retrieves one of the department’s DJI Inspire 1 drones after a July demonstration at the department’s training center on Madison’s Southeast Side.  … read more at: http://host.madison.com/wsj/news/local/ask/catching-up/catching-up-madison-police-say-using-drones-has-helped-the/article_8ff0c737-227f-564f-9287-20ad3bb5271e.html

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DJI will announce a new product on Tuesday. Based on the short teaser published a few days ago, we know that this product will be a foldable drone. Everything beyond that is unknown. However, we can analyze DJI’s past strategy and actual technological development to estimate the possible specifications and features that this new drone […]

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