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    SpaceX completed a historic cargo launch of 143 satellites into orbit, the agency announced. The company delivered 133 commercial and government spacecraft along with 10 Starlink satellites as part of its rideshare mission, making it the single largest deployment in a single mission. The two-stage Falcon 9 rocket lifted off Sunday morning, marking...
    Saudi Arabia said Saturday it intercepted an apparent missile or drone attack over its capital, Riyadh, amid the kingdom's yearslong war against neighboring Yemen's Houthi rebels. Social media users posted video of what appeared to be an explosion in the air over Riyadh. Saudi state TV quoted authorities in the kingdom acknowledging the interception....
    The Conversation Capitol mob wasn’t just angry white men – there were angry white women as well There were women among the crowd that marched to the Capitol and stormed the building. Shay Horse/NurPhoto via Getty ImagesThe terror inflicted on the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6 laid bare America’s problem with violent extremism. The FBI...
    History of Henry Aaron interwoven into fabric of America through numbers Shiseido in Talks With CVC to Sell Personal-Care Business Tesla engineering director Joseph Mardall leaves for drone start-up Zipline A long-time engineering director at Tesla, Joe Mardall, has resigned his position at the automaker to become head of engineering at Zipline. Zipline...
    Twitter said on Friday it had permanently banned what it called a "fake" account thought to be connected to the office of Iran's supreme leader, shortly after a posting that seemed to threaten former President Donald Trump. In the image posted late Thursday by the account linked to Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, Trump is shown playing...
    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Twitter said on Friday it had permanently banned what it called a “fake” account thought to be connected to the office of Iran’s supreme leader, shortly after a posting that seemed to threaten former President Donald Trump. In the image posted late Thursday by the account linked to Ayatollah...
    DUBAI, Jan 22 (Reuters) – Twitter suspended an account linked to Iran’s Supreme Leader on Friday, hours after it carried the image of a golfer resembling former President Donald Trump apparently being targeted by a drone alongside a vow to avenge the killing of a top Iranian general in a U.S. drone attack. The post,...
    Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has suggested former U.S. President Donald Trump should be killed in revenge for the death of top Iranian General Qassem Soleimani last year. On Friday, Khamenei posted an image of a golfer resembling Trump in the shadow of a drone to Twitter. The image was captioned with remarks made by Khamenei in December...
    IRAN’S supreme leader has vowed revenge on Donald Trump with a picture showing a drone about to attack him on the golf course. Ayatollah Ali Khamenei’s account showed the picture of the former President about to take a shot while vowing revenge over the killing of a top Iranian general – in a drone attack....
    Putin's alleged secret palace has 11 bedrooms, Alexei Navalny/YouTube A video uploaded to YouTube on Tuesday purports to show a secret $1.4 billion palace on Russia's Black Sea that allegedly belongs to Russian President Vladimir Putin. Alexei Navalny, the Russian politician and Putin critic behind the video, alleges Putin and his billionaire friends...
    New emails that have come to light suggest the infamous 'Jet Pack Guy' in Los Angeles may not have been a person at all. John Greenewald of The Black Vault filed Freedom Of Information Act requests to the Federal Aviation Administration in regards to the investigation into the first jet pack sighting at LAX on...
    Pizza Hut is reaching new heights with its latest delivery experiment. Tech company Dragontail Systems Limited announced this week that it has deployed drones for restaurants to carry meals to delivery drivers in remote landing zones. Those drones will be flying pizzas from a Pizza Hut location in northern Israel starting in June, The Wall...
    A Hudson County ex-con with a lengthy rap sheet who broke into a Cliffside Park woman's garage and stole some of her valuables got a surprise when he tried to extort her, authorities said. Rashon Drone, 36, of West New York took $200 in cash and other items from the woman's car after breaking into...
    City streets and bridges across Washington, D.C., have been locked down in anticipation of President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration, but securing the airspace over the city is a near-impossible task. Making it an even greater concern is Biden’s outdoor swearing-in ceremony and the potential for large protests across the city. The Secret Service oversees security...
    Pizza Hut reportedly wants flying robots to help with deliveries — but don’t expect one to drop a stuffed-crust pie on your stoop. The chain plans to dispatch drones to assist delivery drivers in Israel as part of a test program that will launch in June, according to The Wall Street Journal. Instead of...
    The company won the FAA’s trust by testing its technology for four years across eight states — last year, it flew as many as 10 autonomous flights a day to capture agriculture imagery and other data. AR’s drones can only fly in rural areas in Kansas, Massachusetts and Nevada and at altitudes below 400 feet...
    WASHINGTON (AP) — A Massachusetts company has been granted approval to operate commercial drone flights without a person directing the machine and keeping it in sight. It’s the first time that the Federal Aviation Administration has allowed fully automated commercial drone flights. American Robotics Inc. touted the advantage of its machines as being able to...
    In October, the FAA took a major stride towards letting increasingly smart drones fly themselves, letting Skydio’s self-flying drones inspect any bridge in North Carolina for four years, as long as humans first verified those bridges were clear. Now, the US airspace regulator is taking an even bigger step: Aviation Robotics says it’s become...
    WASHINGTON (AP) — A Massachusetts company has been granted approval to operate commercial drone flights without a person directing the machine and keeping it in sight. It’s the first time that the Federal Aviation Administration has allowed fully automated commercial drone flights. American Robotics Inc. touted the advantage of its machines as being able to...
    A California man is facing jail time for hitting a police helicopter with his drone. Andrew Hernandez pleaded guilty yesterday to unsafe operation of an unmanned aircraft, a charge that carries up to one year in federal prison and a potential fine of up to $250,000. According to a plea agreement, Hernandez launched a small...
    A Hollywood man faces up to a year in prison after accidentally slamming his drone slammed into an LAPD helicopter, forcing it to make an emergency landing last year. Andrew Rene Hernandez, 22, pleaded guilty to one misdemeanor count of unsafe operation of an unmanned aircraft and his conviction is believed to be the first...
    A Hollywood man pleaded guilty Thursday to unsafely operating a drone that hit a Los Angeles police helicopter and forced it to make an emergency landing. Andrew Hernandez, 22, of Hollywood, entered a plea to a misdemeanor that carries a maximum sentence of a year in federal prison. Authorities say it's the first criminal case...
    The Patroller, which had so won over the army in 2016 to the detriment of the Watchkeeper program (Thales), is taking all its time to take off. It is already more than two years behind schedule compared to the delivery of a first system (five vectors and two ground stations) initially expected in 2019....
    A Los Angeles man admitted in federal court Thursday that he flew a drone that struck a Los Angeles Police Department helicopter that was responding to a crime scene in Hollywood. Andrew Rene Hernandez, 22, made the admission in pleading guilty to one count of unsafe operation of an unmanned aircraft, a misdemeanor. A...
    MORE town hall snoopers have used drones to check people are obeying lockdown rules, with locals in Hampshire suffering the latest crackdown. Portsmouth City Council said it secretly filmed people walking along the seafront in Southsea, Hants., to "understand how the seafront was being used" before removing benches and deploying marshals to move people along....
    Swarms of attack drones, groups of weaponized mini-explosive drones and low-altitude, inexpensive, commercially built and readily available air-ground and sea unmanned systems are now fast being acquired by potential U.S. adversaries such as China, Russia, and Iran, raising red flags and threat warnings throughout the Pentagon. A newly released Pentagon report, called U.S. Department of...
    The drone curse continues in France. Responding to a question during his hearing at the National Assembly on Tuesday, the Minister of the Armed Forces Florence Parly affirmed that he was “quite correct that we will not have the Eurodrone before 2028”. The first… Follow La Tribune Share economic information, receive our...
    How online retailers get you to spend too much money How to Use Tire Pressures to Your Advantage on Snow CES 2021: Razer N95 mask, LG rollable phone and transparent TV, Sony drone We're two days into this year's virtual Consumer Electronics Show, and we've already seen big tech announcements from companies like...
    PORTSMOUTH — “Our world is changing. You never know.” This is a quote posted by Common Pleas Judge Jerry Buckler after a drone was spotted outside his courtroom peeking inside. After rioters illegally entered the U.S. Capitol, many courthouses and government buildings have been on high alert. Judge Buckler, also shaken by the events that...
    LEATHERHEAD, England – British authorities have had to set up a temporary morgues in some areas after local hospital mortuaries ran out of space due to a surge in deaths caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Britain has reported record levels of deaths and new infections in the last few weeks, fuelled by a new...
    Closer to reality, GM teased more details about its Celestiq uber-luxury EV, which has been floating around the pipes for several years at this point. The vehicle will be packed to the gills with technology, including a “four quadrant” smart glass roof that can be customized to suit the needs of the person under each...
    From smartphones to TVs, Sony is known for its impressive range of electronic products. Now, the tech giant is turning its attention to drones, launching a new spin-off brand called Airpeak. Airpeak is said to be the industry's smallest class of drone that can be equipped with Sony's Alpha mirrorless camera system. Sony hopes its...
    The French Ministry of the Armed Forces ordered 300 ANAFI USA type reconnaissance and intelligence micro-drones from Parrot … manufactured in the United States and without Chinese components. In total 150 systems (a system has two vectors). The first deliveries of micro-drones, which will equip the three armies (a priori 60% for the Army,...
    Other deals include Live Nation and the NFL. Verizon’s 5G UWB (the much faster kind of 5G that uses mmWave to hit up to 4 Gbps, but doesn’t have a ton of range) is being deployed at 15 Live Nation theaters/clubs so when we’re ready to go outside again, there should be plenty of...
    Sony unveils drone and bet on 4K streaming at CES 2021
    The Airpeak will launch in the spring at an undisclosed price point. It’ll face some competition in the form of consumer-focused filmmaking drones from companies including DJI, Parrot and Skydio. In addition to the reveal video, Sony shared footage of the Airpeak at work, filming the road test of the Vision-S. It’s Sony all the...
    Sony is getting into the drone business, with the company showing off a brief first look at its new Airpeak drone at CES 2021. The new drone is said to be the smallest drone capable of carrying an Alpha camera and is designed for video content creation and professional photography. ...
    Part of the Selayar Islands in Indonesia's South Sulawesi province. A local fisherman reportedly found a "missile-like" glider off Selayar Island in December 2020.Javed Hazara | iStock | Getty Images SINGAPORE — An underwater surveillance drone recovered deep inside Indonesian sovereign waters last month has been found to be of Chinese origins, according to defense...
    Sports betting company DraftKings and the Drone Racing League (DRL) will now allow betting on drone races in some states, the two companies announced. DRL, which CNBC describes as a first-person view racing league, allows pilots to compete for prizes by flying their drones through courses. Residents of Colorado, New Hampshire, New Jersey, Tennessee,...
    Pilots take part in practice rounds at the Drone Racing League / Allianz World Championship final at Alexandra Palaceon June 08, 2017 in London, England.Adam Gray | Barcroft Media | Getty Images Sports betting company DraftKings and the Drone Racing League (DRL) announced an exclusive deal on Friday that will let people bet on drone...
    “The sky is now the limit for DRL fans to get skin in the game, and we’re thrilled to partner with DraftKings to transform our high-speed race competition into the ultimate sport to bet on,” said DRL President Rachel Jacobson in a press release. Today’s announcement makes drone racing the first aerial sport people can...
    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — In the “gamblers will bet on absolutely anything” category, here’s a new one: A major sports book is taking bets on aerial drone races. DraftKings said Friday it is taking bets for this weekend’s championship of the Drone Racing League, in which pilots fly aerial drones in races. Betting on...
    Baghdad — Iraq issued a warrant for the arrest of U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday as part of a Baghdad court's investigation into the killing of a top Iraqi paramilitary commander. Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, the deputy head of Iraq's largely pro-Iran Hashed al-Shaabi paramilitary network, died in the same U.S. drone strike that killed...
    IRAQ has issued an arrest warrant for Donald Trump over the killing of an Iranian general and a powerful Iraqi militia leader. Just hours after hundreds of Trump supporters stormed the US Capitol, Baghdad issued an arrest warrant for a charge of premeditated murder over the killing of Qasem Soleimani and Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis. ...
    Researchers in Malaysia have found a way to turn fiber from pineapple leaves into material sturdy enough to make drone frames. Professor Mohamed Thariq Hameed Sultan of Putra University told Reuters that drones built with the material had a higher strength-to-weight ratio than frames made with synthetic fibers. They’re cheaper and lighter, too. A...