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Drones

‘Project Wing’: Google tests drone deliveries in outback Australia
A remote part of the Australian state of Queensland has been chosen by Google’s clandestine research facility for testing the company’s future drone delivery fleet. The system has tremendous potential to transport goods more quickly, Google[x] claims.

29.08.2014 04:50

Obama wants war plan against ISIS by the end of the week
Top US officials say President Barack Obama wants to decide American strategy for combating extremist group Islamic State’s strongholds in Syria. Yet the administration is still scrambling to understand the goals and limits of potential military action.

28.08.2014 14:09

​Cable collaborator: BT accused of aiding US drone strikes
The British government has been asked to investigate whether the country’s major provider of telecommunications networks and services, BT, is aiding US drone strikes.

28.08.2014 13:44

Danger, drones! Concerns as Amazon gets support over UAV delivery testing
The Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) has thrown its weight behind Amazon’s request to test drones for delivery. However, fears have arisen that the commercial use of drones may be hazardous and unpredictable.

27.08.2014 19:00

California Senate bans warrantless drone surveillance
The California State Senate has approved a bill that will drastically restrict how law enforcement agencies from San Diego to San Francisco can use unmanned aerial vehicles, or drones, for policing purposes.

27.08.2014 14:14

Iran displays Israeli drone downed near nuclear facility (VIDEO)
Iran has strongly condemned Israel for deploying a spy drone over its nuclear research facility and threatened retaliation after airing footage of a destroyed UAV was shot down by the Revolutionary Guard over the weekend.

25.08.2014 16:52

Cornel West slams 'counterfeit' Obama's presidency
Cornel West, activist and professor at Union Theological Seminary, ripped Barack Obama’s “Wall Street presidency,” calling him another neoliberal “counterfeit” after posing as a progressive in his initial campaign for the White House in 2008.

25.08.2014 15:48

Israeli spy drone downed near Iran’s Natanz nuclear plant – Revolutionary Guards
Iran has shot down an Israeli spy drone trying to penetrate the "nuclear off-limits area" of the Natanz nuclear site, the Revolutionary Guards said on their website.

24.08.2014 13:19

‘Drone-Free LAPD!’ LA residents protest police spy drones
Protesters against the use of drones by the Los Angeles police department have gathered in front of LA city hall to demand security forces do not deploy them to spy on citizens.

22.08.2014 04:40

Business as usual: UK arms factories 'profit' from Palestinian bloodshed
Against a backdrop of widespread bloodshed and devastation in Gaza, a mounting body of evidence indicates military equipment used by Israel during Operation Protective Edge was made in the UK.

15.08.2014 08:15

Siege of Iraq’s Mount Sinjar broken, but US ready to continue airstrikes
President Barack Obama has declared that the Islamic State militants’ siege of Mount Sinjar in Iraq has been broken and that an evacuation would not now be necessary. However, the US might continue airstrikes to protect US facilities in the country.

14.08.2014 19:34

12 days lost in Siberia: 4yo girl rescued with drone, choppers, dogs (VIDEO)
A missing four-year-old girl was rescued by Russian authorities after spending nearly two weeks wandering in Siberian forests and swamps. An unmanned aerial vehicle, helicopters, search dogs and dozens of people took part in the rescue operation.

10.08.2014 02:26

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