Laser-firing underwater drones protect Norway's salmon supply by incinerating lice

Currently being employed in the North Sea fjords in Norway, a smart underwater drone has been deployed to fire highly targeted laser blasts to help deal with the problem of salmon-munching sea lice.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/03/23/laser-firing-underwater-drones-protect-norways-salmon-supply-by-incinerating-lice.html

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Don't fly your drone within 35 miles of Sunday's Super Bowl, FAA warns

If you’re a drone owner who’s down Houston way on Sunday and you’re thinking how cool it’d be to get an aerial shot of the Super Bowl, forget it. The FAA has imposed a flight ban within 35 miles of the stadium.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/02/03/dont-fly-your-drone-within-35-miles-sundays-super-bowl-faa-warns.html

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The 5 coolest military innovations of 2016

From “Star Wars”-style speeders to an inescapable surveillance drone, many of the futuristic advances seem straight out of science fiction or Hollywood blockbusters.

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Amazon Prime Air Zips Through British Countryside


Amazon on Wednesday announced that it had completed its first drone delivery in the UK. During the private customer trial period, packages of up to 5 pounds will be delivered within half an hour. The first live delivery took place a week ago, when a highly automated drone delivered a bag of popcorn and an Amazon Fire TV to a customer near Cambridge. It took 13 minutes from the time the customer clicked the order for it to arrive. So far, only two customers are participating in the trial.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84172.html?rss=1

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From high-flying dream to reality: Amazon fulfills its first order using a drone

Amazon Prime has taken to the skies. In an impressive first for the online retail giant, a drone has officially made an air delivery as part of a journey that took just 13 minutes, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos announced Wednesday.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/12/14/from-high-flying-dream-to-reality-amazon-fulfills-its-first-order-using-drone.html

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Facebook's Internet-serving drone under investigation over test flight accident

An accident involving Facebook’s internet-serving Aquila drone is being investigated by U.S. aviation safety agency the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB). Facebook previously touted the drone’s first test flight as a success.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/11/22/facebooks-internet-serving-drone-under-investigation-over-test-flight-accident.html

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Robots will soon be delivering groceries in Washington, DC

Compared to Amazon’s ambitious drone delivery plan, Starship Technologies’ solution for last-mile delivery is a little more, you might say, down to earth.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/09/26/robots-will-soon-be-delivering-groceries-in-washington-dc.html

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Amazon's delivery drone team will like the sound of this significant FAA decision

Amazon is investing much time and money in its Prime Air drone, which it one day hopes will deliver packages to customers in under 30 minutes. Flying out of the line of sight of an operator is still a major issue, though a recent FAA decision offers hope.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/09/01/amazons-delivery-drone-team-will-like-sound-this-significant-faa-decision.html

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Cool commercial drones take flight in TV show 'Droned'

Science Channel’s “Droned” focuses on the growing commercial drone industry. It follows Fort Lauderdale-based customization and aerial filming company Pigeon Vision as they design drones for famous clients and showcase various uses of the technology.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/08/04/cool-commercial-drones-take-flight-in-tv-show-droned.html

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Amazon wants to turn street lights and even church steeples into drone docking stations

Amazon appears to have a grand plan for its Prime Air drone delivery service. A recently awarded patent suggests it’s looking to turn the top of street lights, cell towers, and even church steeples into docking stations for its flying machine.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/07/21/amazon-wants-to-turn-street-lights-and-even-church-steeples-into-drone-docking-stations.html

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Innovative Navy-funded drone is master of the air and water

A propeller-driven drone that can fly both in the air and underwater is in development at Rutgers University— a unique vehicle that has caught the eye of the U.S. Navy

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/06/29/innovative-navy-funded-drone-is-master-air-and-water.html

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Supermodel flies over active volcano in wingsuit for GoPro stunt

Shooting an active volcano with a drone? Boring. This model and professional jumper captured the lava of Villacarria in a wingsuit jump from 15,000 feet in the latest GoPro stunt.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/06/14/supermodel-flies-over-active-volcano-in-wingsuit-for-gopro-stunt.html

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Drone that hit Heathrow plane may actually have been a plastic bag, official says

There was understandable alarm in the U.K. earlier in the week when a drone reportedly hit a passenger plane coming in to land at London’s Heathrow airport.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/04/22/drone-that-hit-heathrow-plane-may-actually-have-been-plastic-bag-official-says.html

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