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Blowback: How US Drones, Coups, and Invasions Just Create More Violence
The Intercept
Take drone strikes. Both George W. Bush and Barack Obama deployed drones to Pakistan as part of their counterterror strategy, without taking into account how much “drone strikes are hated on a visceral level, even by people who've never seen one or ...



TechCrunch

DJI's latest drone leaks ahead of launch
TechCrunch
DJI is supposed to announce a new drone tomorrow but this appears to be it. Called the Mavic Air, the small drone looks to be a combo of foldable Mavic Pro and the affordable Spark. I'm interested. According to DroneDJ, the small drone will have four ...
DJI's new Mavic Air drone leaked a day before its unveilingThe Verge
DJI Mavic Air leak points to an even smaller foldable 4K droneTechRadar
DJI Mavic Air foldable drone leaks out a day before big unveilMashable
AppleInsider (press release) (blog) -Pocket-lint.com -ValueWalk
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Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

Iowa lawmakers consider banning drones over prisons
Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier
DES MOINES — Iowa lawmakers looking to stay one step ahead in the game of drones are drafting legislation to prohibit operation of unmanned aerial vehicles over jails and prisons. Lawmakers are being spurred to action by reports that drones have been ...

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The Drive

The US Navy May End Up Flying the Air Force's Unwanted MQ-1 Predator Drones
The Drive
After operating the iconic drones for more than two decades of service, the U.S. Air Force is getting closer to retiring its fleet of MQ-1 Predators. The unmanned aircraft may continue to fly at home and abroad, though, with the U.S. Navy looking into ...



Daily Signal

Drone Rescues Help Show It's Time to Let Revolutionary Aircraft Soar
Daily Signal
In the midst of these tragedies, drones ably demonstrated their value. Officials used them to execute search and rescue missions, locating people trapped and lacking supplies. They sent drones into areas otherwise inaccessible, to help accurately map ...



Madison.com

Catching Up: Madison police say using drones has helped the department
Madison.com
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. M.P. KING, STATE JOURNAL ARCHIVES. Facebook · Twitter · Email ...



Surfer Magazine

Drones Will Save Us
Surfer Magazine
There are no atheists in foxholes, so they say. And soon, there may be no drone haters in dicey lineups either. Not as long as the drone rescue is a possibility in the surf. Not long ago, I was camped for a couple days along the Big Sur coast, which ...
Drone Saves Two Children from Drowning in AustraliaThe Merkle
Here come the life-saving drones!The Hindu
Lifeguard Drone Saves Two Stranded Swimmers During Pilot MissionIFLScience
IEEE Spectrum -ACS -Sanvada Tech News (blog)
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Live Science

24 Underwater Drones – The Boom in Robotics Beneath the Waves
Live Science
Aerial drones have buzzed their way into almost every aspect of the modern world, from photography and television news coverage, to environmental monitoring and archaeology. And many of the concepts developed for aerial drones are being adopted and ...



Ship Technology

Drones in the deep: new applications for maritime UAVs
Ship Technology
Yet, despite the many use cases, the technology does face some challenges, such as limited battery life and difficulty operating in poor weather. But original equipment manufacturers and major shippers are keen to improve the technology further and ...



KT Press

Rwanda Adopts Drone Performance Instrument
KT Press
Rwanda has become the first country worldwide to adopt an instrument that informs drone users on nature, quantity, and quality needed for a specific activity that can be achieved by an unmanned aircraft. Rwanda has become the only country that has ...


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