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Disposable Drones Could Deliver Supplies Under Enemy Fire

Source: Wired, Jeremy Hsu Photo: Logistics Gliders GLIDERS OFFER MANY advantages on the battlefield, not the least of which are low cost and silent operation—two things the military loves. That explains their prevalence during World…


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Flame-throwing Drones Are A New Weapon Against Trash

Source: New York Post, Yaron Steinbuch Chinese power supply companies have deployed a new weapon to clear trash from high-voltage wires — flame-throwing drones. The People’s Daily of China posted dramatic video in Xiangyang, Hubei…


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Google Parent To Start Delivering Burritos By Drone

It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s a burrito? Google’s parent company Alphabet and Chipotle Mexican Grill revealed a plan on Thursday to deliver burritos by aerial drone at Virginia Tech. The Federal Aviation Administration…


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What Can Consumer Drones Actually See?

We tried to spy on some willing participants. The incidents sound scary to anyone who values privacy: In 2014, a man flew a drone with a camera outside a hospital examination window. He was eventually…