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Drone Company Gets FAA Approval

A new aerial data services company has received FAA approval to operate drones for electronic news gathering.

05/06/2015

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FAA Issues ‘No Drone Zone’ Warning For Super Bowl

The Federal Aviation Administration is issuing a stern warning to hobbyists who may want to get an up-close view of the Super Bowl using an unmanned drone: Do it and you may end up in jail.

01/29/2015

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Drones At CES: Sky’s The Limit

When you’re searching for the hottest gadgets on the floor of this year’s consumer electronics show, be sure to look up. For the first time ever, there’s an International CES section dedicated to drones. More than 20 companies are showing off dozens of different models.

01/12/2015

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New Drone Unveiled At CES Can Follow, Film User With Tracking Device On Wrist

One new feature attracting drone buyers is so-called “follow me” technology, which allows a drone to automatically follow and film the user, who wears a tracking device on his or her wrist.

01/08/2015

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Drones Banned From International Balloon Fiesta

Hundreds of hot air balloons fill the sky just as the sun rises over the mountains bordering the city’s eastern edge. In the opposite direction, the view is just as awesome, with the wave of colorful orbs and special shapes standing out against the backdrop of a cottonwood forest and the Rio Grande.

10/02/2014

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Reno Air Races Draw New Kind Of Aircraft: Drones

A new kind of aircraft is competing for the first time at this week’s National Championship Air Races in Reno: drones.

09/13/2014

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Booze Delivery By Drone

Latest twist in Las Vegas nightclub scene

06/02/2014

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Drones Unearth More Details About Chaco Culture

Recently published research describes how archaeologists outfitted a customized drone with a heat-sensing camera to unearth what they believe are ceremonial pits and other features at the site of an ancient village in New Mexico.

04/22/2014

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Nevada University Offers ‘Drone Degrees,’ State Looks To Be Center Of Robot Industry

Universities are offering degrees in drone design, research and production across the country as engineering students at the University of Nevada, Reno prepare for their future in robotic flight careers.

02/25/2014

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Utah Lawmakers Pushing For More Privacy Protections To Limit Police Use Of Drones

Utah is joining other states that have waded into the debate over unmanned aerial systems by courting the fast-growing industry while at the same time pushing for more privacy protections to limit local police use of drones.

02/07/2014

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