US Air Force's X-37B space plane to launch on secret mission Sept. 7

The U.S. Air Force’s enigmatic space drone — the X-37B space plane — is heading for a Sept. 7 liftoff, according to military officials.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/09/06/us-air-forces-x-37b-space-plane-to-launch-on-secret-mission-sept-7.html

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Amazon's delivery drones could live on trains and ships, latest patent shows

Amazon has patented a range of ideas related to its drone delivery service, some wackier than others. The latest describes a network of train- and ship-based facilities to maintain its drones and also act as a hub for deliveries.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/08/08/amazons-delivery-drones-could-live-on-trains-and-ships-latest-patent-shows.html

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Secret Service will test surveillance drone during Trump's golf club visit

The Secret Service will reportedly test the drone during President Donald Trump’s visit to his golf club in Bedminster, New Jersey this month.

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A drone came uncomfortably close to a United Airlines jet landing at Newark

A drone was spotted flying close to a United Airlines passenger jet near Newark’s international airport on Sunday. It’s the latest in a string of incidents involving drone flights in restricted areas around airports

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/08/01/drone-came-uncomfortably-close-to-united-airlines-jet-landing-at-newark.html

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Drone operator near wildfire facing felony charges

Days after a drone forced firefighting aircraft out of the sky over a raging wildfire in Arizona, the drone’s pilot is facing charges, the AP reports.

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Your drone may soon have to ID itself to officials while it's in the sky

The FAA is could implement a system that allows officials to ID a rogue drone from a distance, while it’s still in flight. The system would give offer more flexibility regarding what action to take, depending on the circumstances.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/07/03/your-drone-may-soon-have-to-id-itself-to-officials-while-its-in-sky.html

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Facebooks internet-beaming drone managed not to crash on its second outing

Facebook’s internet-beaming drone suffered a crash landing at the end of its debut outing last year. However, the team has clearly improved its design, on Thursday reporting a successful test flight and landing.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/06/30/facebooks-internet-beaming-drone-managed-not-to-crash-on-its-second-outing.html

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Amazon's Prime Air 'drone tower' would look and sound like a giant beehive

Amazon has an idea for a “drone tower” that could one day act as both a fulfillment center and a busy drone delivery base. The beehive-like building would be built in urban centers where most of its customers live.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/06/23/amazons-prime-air-drone-tower-would-look-and-sound-like-giant-beehive.html

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Sweden is testing defibrillator-equipped first responder drones

Researchers in Sweden are using a drone equipped with a defibrillator to increase survival rates after a cardiac arrest in rural areas.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/06/14/sweden-is-testing-defibrillator-equipped-first-responder-drones.html

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Watch this daredevil skydiver use a massive drone instead of a plane for his jump

Planes do the job perfectly well, but check out how this skydiver uses a massive drone instead for a parachute jump. The machine could one day be used to rescue people from danger zones or help in other emergency situations.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/05/17/watch-this-daredevil-skydiver-use-massive-drone-instead-plane-for-his-jump.html

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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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