The number of civilians killed by United States drone strikes is at least 500, nearly all of the strikes were a part of the Obama administration’s targeted assassination policy. (Photo: (Image: Lance Page/Truthout; Adapted: Amanda Currier, Nathan Barry/Flickr-CC) Published in partnership with Shadowproof. As President Barack Obama’s administration comes closer to an end, the number […]

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(TNS) — State police officials today have unveiled the department’s new state-of-the-art drone that will soon provide investigators reconstructing car accidents with a much-needed eye in the sky — and is expected to be the first in a fleet of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). “This is the first step of a UAV program,” said David […]

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As President Barack Obama’s administration comes closer to an end, the number of civilians killed by United States drone strikes in Pakistan, Somalia, and Yemen is at least 500, according to data compiled by the Bureau of Investigative Journalism. Nearly all of the drone strikes were a part of the Obama administration’s institutionalization of a […]

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Drones all the rage at the moment, but the sheer amount of choice as well as the huge range of prices can make it difficult to know what to buy and how much to spend. Here we explain what you need to know about buying a drone, and review the best drones for all budgets. However, […]

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Every year, the U.S. Combating Terrorism Technical Support Office puts out a “Broad Agency Announcement” that describes technologies that it wishes it could purchase, but which don’t yet exist. It’s a sort of to-do list for technologists and engineers, and it can turbocharge research in these areas. The agency issued its latest draft in November, […]

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Massachusetts State Police say they have become one of the first police departments in the country to acquire a drone for highway accident reconstruction. The unmanned aerial vehicle, purchased by the state Department of Transportation, is a first for state police, according to spokesman David Procopio. Procopio said the drone’s image-gathering capabilities will be demonstrated […]

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JeffreyKoterba.com Editorial cartoonist Jeffrey Koterba has been at the World-Herald for 25 years. Check out his website for a video interview with Jeff and to pick up a copy of his critically acclaimed memoir, “Inklings.” Cartoon book: “Koterba: Drawing You In” A collection of 25 years of editorial cartoons from World-Herald editorial cartoonist Jeff Koterba. […]

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There were several points at which the encounter between Memphis Police and Jonathon Bratcher at South Parkway and Mississippi Boulevard this past January might have gone differently. A photo from the TBI file on the January fatal police shooting of Jonathon Bratcher shows some of the shell casing markings from the gunfight between Bratcher and […]

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Given the turf wars and interagency rivalries that have long surrounded U.S. special operations forces, President Obama probably didn’t do the commandoes any favor when he delivered his last big military speech at the base in Tampa where they’re headquartered. Obama’s visit Tuesday to MacDill Air Force Base, home of U.S. Special Operations Command, or […]

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Say hello to the world’s smallest camera drone. Fitting in the palm of your hand, the SKEYE Nano 2 First-Person View Drone captures crisp HD video from the sky above. … read more at: http://www.gizmodo.com.au/2016/12/deals-get-the-worlds-smallest-camera-drone/

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Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that’s taken over our lives. Enlarge Image Can drones at a wedding ever be a good idea? Photo by MARCO VACCA, Getty Images “How would anyone think that… read more at: https://www.cnet.com/news/wedding-guests-sue-groom-say-camera-drone-hit-them/

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